SERA-37 Latinos in the New South
Overview of SERA-37
The SERA-37 Latinos in the New South brings together Extension and Research personnel from Southern Region land-grant universities and their partners to exchange ideas and develop projects to further the understanding and engagement of Latino communities. Our Plan of Work for 2015-2017 was developed through a facilitated process with a group of 25 participants from 7 states at the 2015 Annual Meeting held August 27-28, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. Work Groups and their leadership were established for the following priority areas:
Join us in this important work by:
- Joining SERA-37 through NIMSS (National Information Management and Support System); click on "New User" in the upper right corner
- Participating in a work group of your choice
- Attending the upcoming annual meeting
- Subscribing to the listserve
- Joining an informal gathering at the upcoming Cambio de Colores conference.
What is a SERA?
A SERA is a Southern Extension and Research Activity, a multi-state project involving Extension and Research personnel to exchange ideas and conduct collaborative programs focused on a timely and important issue affecting the Southern Region. SERA-37 Latinos in the New South involves Extension faculty and educators, land-grant university researchers, and community and organizational partners in better understanding the Latino community, developing programming, becoming more culturally competent as an organization, and building bridges between long-time residents and new immigrants.
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