The mission of the Julian Samora Research Institute is to generate, disseminate, and apply knowledge to serve the needs of Latino communities in the Midwest and across the nation.

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JSRI Programs


This project offers bilingual webinars and coordinates workshops designed for Latino, beginning, and socially disadvantaged producers at the Michigan Family Farms Conference.

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Brings Latino parents and their students in high school together to learn about the requirements for high school graduation, the different sources of support, and the pathways to college.

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Latino Agricultural Entrepreneurship Project

Designed to explore the needs of Latino farmers, to understand their unique livelihood strategies, and better prepare agencies to work with Latino farmers.

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Julian Samora Legacy Project Website

The Julian Samora Legacy Project website contains scholarly papers from the Julian Samora Archive at the Benson Latin American Collection. The searchable site includes Dr. Samora's papers, featured articles, interviews, timelines, photos, and filmed discussions.

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