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To accommodate many requests for the slideshow presentation from the United States Census Bureau at the “Despedida” breakfast during our 25th Anniversary SOMOS Conference, we have posted the materials below for your convenience. Somos – Measuring Hispanics in NY Please click here to download the actual PDF file if you are unable to see the […]

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Please see below for a research paper on the collaborations between business associations and workforce development from Professor Edwin Meléndez (Hunter College’s Department of Urban Affairs and Planning), Professor Josh Hawley (The Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology), and Professor Lynn McCormick (Hunter College’s Department of Urban Affairs and Planning) Collaboration between […]

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This is the first ever interactive Task Force town hall meeting bringing together representatives of the Hispanic community from Buffalo, Rochester, Amsterdam, Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Long Island to discuss strategies to improve New York’s economy. Click here for the press release on the success of this event. Below is the full video of the town hall […]

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In New York City, the Hispanic population increased by 8% since 2000 to 2.3 million. Since the 2000 census, the Hispanic population in Long Island has increased 43% to over 400,000. The biggest growth among Hispanics has happened in the outlying area of the city of Putnam County with an increase of 99% accounting for […]

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