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    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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  • 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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  • Ensuring Latino Inclusion in the Economic Recovery

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    There is a general optimism that the American economy is on an upswing, slowly recovering as it emerges from one of the worst recessions since the 1930s. Yet, one of the fundamental factors that caused the recession—housing finance—continues to be a barrier rather than an opportunity for millions of Americans, especially Latinos.

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  • 2015 HJHP Author Spotlight

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    Over the next few weeks we will be highlighting the authors whose work will be included in the 2015 Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy. We are excited to present cutting edge work by these thought leaders; we expect to see many of them growing in our field. To pre-order the 2015 journal click here. State […]

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  • Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute – Call for Applicants

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    HJHP has enjoyed an ongoing relationship with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, the nation’s leading policy organization that is dedicated to educating, empowering and connecting the next generation of Latino leaders. The forthcoming 27th Volume of HJHP will feature articles from three recent alumni of the CHCI Graduate Fellowship Program.  Through this program, CHCI fellows spend nine months in […]

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  • Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy Announces Featured Authors for Volume 27

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    The Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy (HJHP) is happy to announce the contributing authors and submission titles that will be included within Volume 27. Topics range from professional licensing for undocumented immigrants, expansion of worker protections, immigrant detention and due process, and innovations in environmental and higher education policy.

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