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Media Advisory: UAlbany Latino Political Barometer Gauges Political Attitudes, Values, Behavior of Latinos in the Northeast

Contact(s):  Catherine Herman (518) 956-8150



ALBANY, N.Y. (May 1, 2009) --


The University at Albany will release its first Latino Political Barometer, a survey that measures the political, social, and cultural views of the Latino community in New York and five northeastern states.

• George M. Philip, University at Albany Interim President
• Peter M. Rivera, New York State Assemblyman
• Jose Cruz, Director, New York Latino Research and Resources Network (NYLARNet) and UAlbany Associate Professor of Political Science
• Joel Bloom, UAlbany Associate Director for Survey Research

University Hall Atrium
University at Albany main campus
Albany, N.Y.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009
10 a.m.

The Barometer is a project of NYLARNet, a UAlbany research consortium that addresses a broad spectrum of concerns related to the Latino community, and provides information services to legislators, public agencies, community organizations, and the media on U.S. Latino affairs.

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