Latina/o families


Updated 04/16/21 | Location: New Mexico | Subjects: ,

Antoinette Sedillo Lopez is a member of the New Mexico State Senate. In 2018 and 2021, Sedillo Lopez was a candidate for New Mexico’s 1st Congressional district.

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

Amelia Tseng is an expert in linguistics and an assistant professor of world languages and cultures at American University. She holds a research appointment at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Michigan | Subjects: , ,

Rosario Ceballo is associate dean of social sciences and a professor of psychology and women’s and gender studies at the University of Michigan. A clinical and developmental psychologist, her research investigates the effects of living in poverty on child and adolescent development.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Pennsylvania | Subjects:

Alex Ortega is a professor of health policy and the director of the Center for Population Health and Community Impact at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health. Ortega is an epidemiologist, health services researcher and community health interventionist.

Updated 04/18/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Luis Zayas is dean of the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at the University of Texas, Austin and the Robert Lee Sutherland Chair in Mental Health and Social Policy. He is also a professor of psychiatry at the Dell Medical School and president of the Society for Social Work and Research.

Updated 04/04/21 | Location: Maryland | Subjects: , , ,

Claudia Galindo is an associate professor of education policy at the University of Maryland, College Park’s College of Education. She spoke to NPR’s Claudio Sanchez in 2013 about the academic shortcomings of Latino children compared to their white counterparts.