Institute for Latino Studies conducting Chicago survey

Author: Dennis Brown

A wide-ranging survey of Chicago-area Latinos is being conducted this summer by the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame.p. Interviews with members of some 1,500 Latino households in the six counties of metropolitan Chicago will provide the most comprehensive portrait ever prepared of Latinos in the area, according to Gilberto Cárdenas, director of the institute and assistant provost for institutional relations. Broad topics for the survey will include employment, education, religion, political participation and immigration. In addition, some 800 white and African-American residents will be surveyed to determine their perceptions of the Latino community.p.

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