Central America

Graduate Research Colloquium: Politics and Justice in the Caribbean and Central America

May 26, 2020
12:00 pmto2:00 pm

CLLAS grad student grantees will share their research finding and hold Q & A.

“Recalling Runaways: Studies of Slavery and Absenteeism in Cuba.” Aziza Baker, History.

“Costa Rica 1994-98 – story of a political collapse.” Alberto Lioy, Political Science.  

“Fue el Estado!”: Justice for the Guatemalan 56 Girls and Embodying Emotional Geographies.” Carla Osorio Veliz, Geography.

This research was supported by CLLAS and the Tinker Foundation

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Miles de Manos: Lessons Learned from the Development and Implementation of an Evidence-Informed Youth Violence Prevention Program for Central America

March 11, 2016
11:30 amto1:00 pm

Dr. Charles Martinez

Dr. Charles Martinez

 

 

119 Lokey Education Bldg
1571 Alder St.
UO campus
Lunch provided

Educational Methodology, Policy and Leadership (EMPL) is pleased to announce the colloquium “Miles de Manos: Lessons Learned from the Development and Implementation of an Evidence-Informed Youth Violence Prevention Program for Central America,” with Dr. Charles Martinez, University of Oregon, Professor and Department Head

The countries of Central America provide a compelling lens through which to examine educational and social systems at their most challenged. Devastated by decades of civil wars, natural disasters, and economic paralysis, as well as military, social, and drug trafficking violence, many Central American countries face enormous challenges as they strive to develop and sustain educational systems for their children. Yet, many of the schools in communities in Central America also include tremendous strengths, not the least of which is deep caring and love for children, and commitment to improve conditions for the next generation. › Continue reading

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CLLAS Common Reading Brunch with author Helena María Viramontes / Photos by Mike Bragg / Courtesy of the UO Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

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