Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture: Mexican Hometown Associations--The Changing Face of Philanthropy

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
University-wide
Millett Hall Atrium
Audience: 
Future Students
Current Students
Faculty
Staff
Alumni
The public

Dr. Xochitl Bada, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago, will discuss how the face of international, cross-border philanthropy and volunteering is changing. The Mexican Hometown Associations (MHTAs) are grass-roots communities in the U.S. who band together to send monies to their foreign hometowns for community and economic development. These associations have formed to respond to a need that has failed to be met by or is not effectively met by the government.

For information, contact
Mia Honaker
Administrative Support Coordinator

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