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“Working with Latinos/Hispanics in the U.S.A.” 2004 Conference

The Cooperative Extension Service in Puerto Rico is sponsoring the conference “Working with Latinos/Hispanics in the U.S.A.” It will be held in October 2004 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. They are currently accepting proposals, and are interested in presentations that encompass a wide range of disciplines regarding knowledge about Latinos/Hispanics in the United States.

The audience for this conference is composed of professionals (primarily Extension professionals) who serve, among others, a Latino/Hispanic clientele. The presentations should provide practical knowledge, based on a broad perspective of Latinos/Hispanics in the United States. The knowledge shared by presenters should be supported by empirical and cultural studies and be of help to professionals who service Latinos/Hispanics clientele. Proposals on any related topics will be considered.

Presentation proposals will be evaluated on overall quality, timeliness of topic and practical application of the content material. Presenters selected for this conference receive a complimentary conference registration. Please submit all proposals by July 20, 2004. Program selections will be determined by August 10, 2004.