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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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