The Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies is a research insti-
tute that works for the advancement of the study of Latin America, the Caribbean, and
Latinos in the United States in the doctoral programs at the CUNY Graduate Center.
One of its major priorities is to provide funding and research opportunities to Latino
students at the Ph.D. level.
The Center established and helps administer an interdisciplinary specialization in
Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies in the Masters of Arts in Liberal Studies
The Latino Data Project was developed with the goal of making information
available on the dynamically growing Latino population of the United States and espe-
cially New York City through the analysis of extant data available from a variety of
sources such as the U.S. Census Bureau, the National Institute for Health, the Bureau
of Labor Statistics, and state and local-level data sources.