• WELCOME TO THE HARVARD JOURNAL OF HISPANIC POLICY


    The release of our new website marks a significant step forward in the history of our distinguished publication. Our new web platform will help us meet our vision and goal of highlighting critical policy issues that impact the Latino community in the United States.

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  • #EmergingUs Headed by Alejandra Campoverdi, Executive Advisory Board Member

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    In February we were excited to hear about the new Los Angeles Times venture #EmergingUs. The multimedia project is a joint effort between the LA Times and Jose Antonio Vargas and aims to explore “the intersection of race, immigration, identity and the complexities of multiculturalism.” It will feature film, photography, commentary and other digital content and […]

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  • Executive Advisory Board Leading the Way!

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    This has been a big year for HJHP’s Executive Advisory Board! As a journal we spend a lot of time looking outward for thought leaders and policy makers to contribute to our publication, but when we look at HJHP’s community we’re so impressed by the knowledge and experience we’re fortunate to have internally. We’ll be […]

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  • Volume 27 – Cover Revealed!

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        HJHP staff work tirelessly to solicit and curate work from thought leaders in many fields, including the arts. This year, our cover art features work by Annie Lopez, an Arizona artist whose work began in photography and now spans many mediums. Lopez’s work is inspired by life in the Southwestern United States and has been […]

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  • Transforming Climate Threats into Opportunities for U.S. Latinos

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    By Jorge Madrid When it comes to climate change and its impact on U.S. Latinos, the facts usually tell a bleak story full of bad news and mounting threats. While there’s no question that climate impacts are real and growing, and that Latinos are on the front lines of those adverse impacts, the story doesn’t […]

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  • Latino Law Policy & Business Conference – Registration Open!

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    Registration is now open for the 18th Annual Harvard Latino Law, Policy, and Business Conference, to be held at the Harvard Law School campus on April 3-4, 2015. This interdisciplinary event will bridge conversations across the Kennedy School, the Business School, and the Law School, as well as convene Latino leaders from diverse policy issue […]

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  • Latinos’ Student Loan Debt and the Implications: Delaying the American Dream

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    Today, more Latinos are attending college than ever before. During the 2012 academic year, there were 2.4 million Latinos enrolled in college, comprising 19% of the total college-going population. Despite this surge in college enrollment, only 9% of the total Latino population between the ages of 25 and 29 holds a bachelor’s degree. This paints a bleak picture for Latinos as they strive for the American Dream, as enrolling in college without attaining a degree will not necessarily facilitate upward socioeconomic mobility. Further, Latino college students are also grappling with this generation’s greatest financial burden—student loan debt.

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  • Author Spotlight – David Hernández

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    HJHP is excited to include commentary by David M. Hernández, assistant professor of Spanish, Latina/o Studies and Latin American Studies at Mount Holyoke College. Professor Hernández earned his Ph.D in Comparative Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley and went on to teach in the Cesar E. Chavez Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies at UCLA. He […]

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