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Latinos 2025: Socio-Cultural and Environmental Influences on Children Health Behavior and Obesity

UOE Contact:

Rubén Martinez

Director, Julian Samora Research Institute
Professor, Department of Sociology

Julian Samora Research Institute

This is a multistage needs assessment of Latino communities in Michigan.  The project includes developing demographic profiles of Latinos and series of Latino focus groups to identify needs within Latino communities. Focus groups include community leaders and community members of different age groups, including young adult, adult, and senior Latino/as.


Partners:

  • MI ALMA
  • Consortium of Hispanic Agencies

Funders:

  • Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan
  • Davidson Foundation