CLACLS welcomes a new Associate Director

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CLACLS welcomes a new Associate Director

CLACLS welcomes new Associate Director, Dr. Victoria Stone-Cadena. Dr. Stone-Cadena joins us from CUNY Central where she directed the CUNY Mellon Faculty Diversity Initiative (CFDI) in collaboration with University Dean Arlene Torres. She holds a doctorate in Cultural Anthropology from the CUNY Graduate Center and returns to the CLACLS where she previously worked as Director of Communications. Learn more here.

Miranda Family Fellowship for the Study of Puerto Rican Migration

CLACLS Director Laird W. Bergad presenting an award to Luis A. Miranda, Jr. at the CLACLS 15th Anniversary celebration.

CLACLS announces the Miranda Family Fellowship for the Study of Puerto Rican Migration to and Communities in the United States. For application information click here.

Analyzing Low Latino Voter Registration and Participation Rates in the 2016 Presidential Election

Data from the latest CLACLS report on Latino Voter registration suggests that lack of voter registration, not Election Day turnout, is the biggest hindrance to Latinos having a more significant impact on election outcomes. You can read the full report here.

NYC’s Hispanic Population Is Growing

Photo: Agaton Strom for The Wall Street Journal

Article originally published in The Wall Street Journal, by Melanie Grayce West and Mariana Alfaro.

This group makes up 29% of the city’s population, with most of Dominican heritage, 2016 census data shows. Read the full article here.

Tiempo on WABC-TV: Interview with Director Laird W. Bergad

Watch CLACLS Director Laird W. Bergad’s interview for WABC last Sunday speaking about the latest report on the Puerto Rican population in New York City. Watch the interview here.

CLACLS 15th Year Anniversary Celebration

Last December, CLACLS celebrated its 15th year anniversary at the Graduate Center. The joyful event had the presence of current and former CLACLS Staff along with Professors associated with CLACLS from all CUNY campuses. It also had CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken, GC President Chase Robinson, GC Provost Joy Connolly. During the celebration, Director Laird W. Bergad recognized the partnership and thorough help of CUNY Vice Chancellor Jay Hershenson and Luis A. Miranda, Jr. See some of the highlights in the gallery below.

Las encuestas y las elecciones: Entrevista en CNNE al director de CLACLS


Laird W. Bergad, director de CLACLS, fue entrevistado en CNN en Español a propósito de las encuestas y las recientes elecciones en EEUU. ¿Cómo se comportó el voto hispano comparado con el voto blanco y afroamericano? Vea el video aquí.