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KUNM Podcast

KUNMLet's Talk New Mexico 5/24 8a: Poverty is a persistent topic in New Mexico, from news coverage of the latest statistics to legislative hearings on proposals to address high poverty rates in our communities. Nearly 20 percent of New Mexicans are considered to be living in poverty according to the U.S. Census. Are these numbers accurately capturing the real experiences of people across the state? How can we talk about poverty differently, in a way that doesn't define people by their income? What do you think makes someone poor? See the podcast description and listen to the episode: Let's Talk About How We Define Poverty

Hispanic–white wage gap has remained wide and relatively steady for decadesWage Gap

July 2, 2018 Economic Policy Institute Report

Examining Hispanic–white gaps in wages, unemployment, labor force participation, and education by gender, immigrant status, and other subpopulations

Baca Zinn Endowed Chair - Sociology @ UNM

Endowed ChairThe Department of Sociology at the University of New Mexico invites applications for the newly established Maxine Baca Zinn Endowed Professorship to begin in August 2019. For this full-time, tenured position, we seek applications from sociology of gender scholars at the associate or early professor level. Applicants must have a conferred PhD in sociology or other related field along with a record of employment that would support appointment at the rank of associate or full professor. For best consideration, all application materials must be received by October, 1st 2018. Download the application here.


About the Institute for Race and Social Justice

The Institute for Race and Social Justice will be celebrating its tenth anniversary in January 2019. Highlights include:

  • The interdisciplinary graduate certificate in Race and Social Justice
  • Awareness about the 2020 Census
  • The Ethnic Studies Education and Health (ESEH) Research Partnership which helps Albuquerque Public School teachers form lesson plans about race, community, and historic identity

See the UNM Newsroom article about the Race and Social Justice Institute

Upcoming Race and Social Justice Events

Undoing Racism

Undoing Racism

Sat, Sep 15 2018   Sun, Sep 16 2018 

Intensive two day workshops ... [Read More]

2018 Black Cultural Conference

2018 Black Cultural Conference

Thu, Sep 27 2018   Sat, Sep 29 2018 

Keynote Speaker: John Carlos, American track and field athlete and activist ... [Read More]

Diversity Challenge 2018

Diversity Challenge 2018

Fri, Oct 19 2018   Sat, Oct 20 2018 

The Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture at Boston College invites you to join us for the Institute's 18th annual national confer ... [Read More]

2018 Facing Race Conference In Detroit

2018 Facing Race Conference In Detroit

Thu, Nov 08 2018   Sat, Nov 10 2018 

Theme: Race and Emotions Facing Race is the largest multiracial, intergenerational gathering for organizers, educators, creatives and leaders. Last ye ... [Read More]

2019 Population and Public Policy Conference

2019 Population and Public Policy Conference

Fri, Feb 08 2019   Sat, Feb 09 2019 

Bringing together educators and policy makers from the United States and around the world to network, educate and share their research with collea ... [Read More]

2019 Population and Public Policy Conference

Fri, Feb 08 2019   Sat, Feb 09 2019 

The main aim of the conference is to bring together educators and policy makers from the United States and around the world to network, educate and sh ... [Read More]