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the National Latino Research Center


Our Mission

The mission of the National Latino Research Center (NLRC) at California State University San Marcos is to promote scientific and applied research, training, and the exchange of information that contribute to the knowledge and understanding of the rapidly growing U.S. Latino population.

The NLRC's local and national projects have explored topics such as cultural competency in public agencies, migrant health, environmental justice, educational equity, civic engagement, and community development.


NLRC completed evaluation of the 5th Annual Imperial Valley Environmental Health Leadership Summit (EHLS) held on Novermber2, 2013 at Imperial Vally College.

Evaluation summary report (PDF copy)
Prepared by Arcela Nuñez-Alvarez, National Latino Research Center

Featured Documentary Film

Living with Environmental Inequalities; Life in the Eastern Coachella Valley (2012)

Documentary Commentary (Click here for a PDF copy)
by Arcela Nuñez-Alvarez, Director, National Latino Research Center
April 20, 2012

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