Black and brown solidarity is needed during these times more than ever. There is not time left to wait for change.
Dismantling white supremacy and structural racism must happen now.
As a community, we lift while climbing.
By facilitating a network of Latina/o/x scholars who mentor, teach, advise, inform, encourage, and celebrate each other's progress and success in academic and scholarly spaces, we:
Latina/o/x scholars’ criminological research agendas and accomplishments.
Latina/o/x scholars in their academic, research, and activist pursuits for justice.
The study of the intersections among crime and justice, democracy, and actions of citizenship for the Latina/o/x population.
Peace cannot exist without justice. Justice cannot exist without fairness. Fairness cannot exist without development. Development cannot exist without democracy. Democracy cannot exist without respect for the identity and worth of cultures and peoples.
~ Rigoberta Menchu ~
Featured Latina/o/x Scholars
LC 'Hot off the Press' Featured Essay
Egbert Zavala, Associate Professor, University of Texas at El Paso
Graciela Perez, Assistant Professor, James Madison University
Chiara Sabina, Associate Professor, Rutgers University
We envision a future where the lived experience of all Latina/o/x people is one of justice and equity; a future in which Latina/o/x people and communities are seen and are revered for the critical contributions they make and the depth of culture they bring to the history, state, and progress of the United States of America.