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Census 2020

The Office of Equity and Diversity at Northern presents a series of virtual events in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and the 2020 Census

Wednesday, September 16, 6 pm
Making Sense of the Census for Genealogy with Rob Martinez 

Join New Mexico state Historian Rob Martinez for a journey through Census records and how to use them to piece together your genealogy from Albuquerque to Abiquiu, and points beyond!

Rob Martinez is a native New Mexican born and raised in Albuquerque. A graduate of the University of New Mexico with a B.B.A. in International Business Management, Rob went on to pursue his interest in New Mexican culture and history at UNM, earning an M.A. in Latin American History, with an emphasis on church, cultural, and social practices of the Spanish Colonial period in New Mexico. 

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September 30, 2020 is the last day to be counted in the 2020 US Census. Visit www.census2020.gov, call 844-330-2020, or return your Census packet via mail

Wednesday, September 23, 6 pm
The Importance of Census Data for Developing Health Research & Program Planning with Dr. Julie E. Lucero

Learn how Census data are used to develop public health research and programs for Latino/Hispanic and American Indian populations.

Julie E. Lucero, MPH PhD is an assistant professor in the School of Community Health Sciences and director of the Latino Research Center at the University of Nevada - Reno. Dr. Lucero's research is centered on the identification of modifiable social determinants to reduce the impact of health inequities within communities of color and other diverse communities. She was born and raised in the Española Valley. 

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