Hispanic Center E-Update
March 23, 2017
In this edition, we’re pleased to present our new resource guide to help community-based organizations better meet the needs of the diverse populations they serve. We also highlight our upcoming Twitter chat on Latino fathers and sessions of interest at the Society for Research in Child Development's biennial meeting .
NEW! Cultural Responsiveness Resource Guide

Our newest resource guide, Developing Culturally Responsive Approaches to Serving Diverse Populations: A Resource Guide for Community-Based Organizationshelps community-based organizations find relevant resources for developing and implementing culturally competent programs in increasingly diverse communities. Inside you'll find resources for choosing, adapting or developing interventions, conducting needs assessments, selecting appropriate measures, collaborating with other organizations, ensuring workforce diversity, budgeting for culturally competent programs, and more. Also, be on the lookout for our upcoming webinar featuring the guide.

Monday, 3/27/17: #LatinoDads Twitter Chat

On Monday, March 27, 2017 from 1-2 p.m. ET, @NRCHispanic , @FathersIncorp , and @MBK_Alliance will host a Twitter chat to give individuals, program and service providers, and researchers a platform to discuss strengths and challenges among Latino fathers. Join us or follow the conversation using #LatinoDads!
Attend Conference Activities with Center Researchers at SRCD

Join researchers from the Center at the Society for Research in Child Development's (SRCD) Biennial Meeting in Austin, Texas, on April 6-7, 2017! The National Research Center for Hispanic Children & Families will host an exhibit booth in Exhibit Hall 4. Researchers from the Center will also be participating in a variety of paper and poster sessions, discussion roundtables, symposia, and more. For a full list, click here. Note that in some cases the event will require registration through the conference website.

We look forward to connecting with all those able to attend the conference! 

Highlights from the Field

2017 CUNY DSI Archives & Library Research Awards Program

The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute (DSI) Archives and Library Research Awards will offer ten research grants of $3,000 each to help grantees defray costs while conducting research in the Dominican Archives and Library. Applications will be accepted until April 3, 2017. Click here to learn more about the award, eligibility criteria, and how to apply.

RWJF Call for Proposals

New Connections: Increasing Diversity of RWJF Programming supports research grants and career development opportunities for early career researchers from diverse, underrepresented, and historically disadvantaged backgrounds. Research grantees come from multiple disciplines, have strong qualitative and quantitative research skills, and produce and translate timely results. Applications will be accepted until May 16, 2017. Click here to learn more and apply.

Call for Papers: Early Care and Education among Latino Families
Early Childhood Research Quarterly (ECRQ) invites manuscripts for a special issue focused on research examining access, utilization and impacts of early care and education (ECE) programs for Latino children and their families. Papers will be accepted until June 1, 2017. Click here for a detailed description of the call for papers and the topic areas that will be given priority in this special issue. 
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