Alianzas presents findings on Latinx Families to Missouri DD Council

On January 17-18, Gerardo Martinez, program director of UMKC IHD’s Alianzas, presented results of the Supporting Education and Empowerment to Define Systems change (SEEDS) grant to the Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council (MODDC). Through the grant, Alianzas investigated needs and barriers experienced by Missouri Latinx families that care for members with disabilities. Gerardo met with a series of families and young adults with Read more about Alianzas presents findings on Latinx Families to Missouri DD Council[…]

Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council

Gerardo Martinez Joins Council as UMKC IHD Rep

Gerardo Martinez, Alianzas Program Director, recently joined the Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council (MODDC) as the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Representative. He succeeds Tom McVeigh in this role. Gerardo will act as a liaison for UMKC IHD and the board, which meets six times a year to discuss important issues related to DD and community Read more about Gerardo Martinez Joins Council as UMKC IHD Rep[…]

Logo: Cambio de Colores

Save the Date for the 18th Annual Cambio de Colores Conference

June 5-7, 2019 Columbia, Missouri Cambio de Colores (Change of Colors) is a multistate conference about integration of immigrants in new destinations. People who work with Latinos and immigrant communities come together to share research and best practices that facilitate the integration of newcomers. Learn more at http://cambiodecolores.org/

Logo: Cambio de Colores

Cambio de Colores

The Cambio Center at University of Missouri is getting ready to host their 17th Annual Conference June 6-8, 2018, in Kansas City, Missouri, and Alianzas is excited to participate! Cambio de Colores (Change of Colors) is a multi-state conference about integration of immigrants in new destinations. People from various fields who work with Latinos and immigrant communities Read more about Cambio de Colores[…]