JULIAN SAMORA RESEARCH INSTITUTE (JSRI) is committed to the generation, transmission, and application of knowledge to serve the needs of Latino communities in the Midwest. More specifically:
Generation of a program of research and evaluation to illuminate the social, economic, educational, and political condition of Latino communities;
Transmission of the research findings to academic institutions, government officials, community leaders, and private sector executives, through publications, public policy seminars, workshops, and private consultations;
Provision of technical expertise and support to Latino communities for the purpose of developing policy responses to local problems;
Development of Hispanic human capital, including leadership development, empowerment, and education.