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LACC and LAPOP Co-Host Public Release of 2014 AmericasBarometer

11/12/2014

LACC is honored to have been selected by the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) to host the public release of results from the Western hemisphere's leading public opinion survey, AmericasBarometer. The survey provides critical insight related to public policy, scholarship and business, and LAPOP's partnership with LACC is yet another example of the Center's strategic importance related to hemisphere. Click for program and RSVP

Apply Now! Spring 2015 FLAS Fellowships

10/28/2014

The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship supports language training in Less-Commonly-Taught Languages (LCTLs), including Portuguese and Haitian Creole. LACC is now offering fellowships for the Spring 2015 semester. The deadline for the Spring 2015 Fellowship is November 21, 2014.

LACC Awarded Prestigious NRC and FLAS Grants by US Department of Education

10/01/2014

LACC is proud to announce that it has once again been recognized as one of the top Latin America programs in the nation. LACC has been designated a National Resource Center on Latin America by the US Department of Education and has been awarded the prestigious 4-year Title VI National Resource Center (NRC) for Latin America and Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship grants, totaling over $2 million in funding to support programming and student learning related to Latin America.

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2014 AmericasBarometer Data and Comparative Report: Public Release

12/03/2014 09:45 AM

LACC and Vanderbilt University's LAPOP partner for the public release of the highly anticipated 2014 AmericasBarometer Data and Comparative Report. LAPOP is the premier public opinion survey in the Western Hemisphere and is the primary source of information for scholars, policy makers and businesses. Sessions on five critical issues: Crime, Corruption and Governance, Democracy in Colombia, Disaster Risk Reduction, Peace in Colombia, The Armed Forces, and Democracy in Venezuela. Program/RSVP

Teacher Training Workshop: Hemispheric Security Issues

12/17/2014 10:00 AM

Part of the FIU Program in National Security Studies. Co-sponsored by LACC, Jack Gordon Institute for Public Policy and Citizenship Studies at FIU, and the Office of Curriculum and Instruction, Division of Social Sciences and Life Skills, Miami Dade County Public Schools. Registration required. Call LACC at (305)348-2894 for more information.

K-12 Student Simulation: Hemispheric Security Issues

02/04/2015 10:00 AM

Part of the FIU Program in National Security Studies. Co-sponsored by LACC, Jack Gordon Institute for Public Policy and Citizenship Studies at FIU, and the Office of Curriculum and Instruction, Division of Social Sciences and Life Skills, Miami Dade County Public Schools. Registration required. Call LACC at (305)348-2894 for more information.

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