Urban Studies Annual Lecture: Andrew Sandoval-Strausz on How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City
On Thursday, February 27, Andrew Sandoval-Strausz of Penn State University will present research from his published book Barrio America: How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City. The program will begin at 4:30 p.m. in room 5B of Kelly Commons. Sandoval-Strausz presents the compelling history of how Latino immigrants revitalized the nation’s cities after decades of disinvestment and white flight. Focusing on two barrios: Chicago’s Little Village and Dallas’s Oak Cliff, Sandoval-Strausz, shows through descriptive oral histories and detailed statistics how the great Latino migrations transformed cities making them dynamic, stable and safe.