Upward Mobility in Latinx Communities – Sep 16

Posted by Temple University on September 13, 2022

PPL presents the panel discussion Upward Mobility in Latinx Communities as part of the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration organized by the College of Liberal Arts at Temple University. The discussion, moderated by past PPL Fellow Laura A. Orrico, will feature Jennifer Morton (University of Pennsylvania) and Jody Agius Vallejo (University of Southern California).

Jennifer Morton is the Presidential Penn Compact Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility.

Jody Agius Vallejo is Associate Professor of Sociology and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California and the author of Barrios to Burbs: The Making of the Mexican American Middle Class.

Laura A. Orrico is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Temple University and a past Research Fellow of the Public Policy Lab.

This hybrid event will be held both in-person and via Zoom. We welcome members of the Temple University community to join us in person on the 10th Floor of Gladfelter Hall. For those wishing to attend via Zoom, please click below to register.

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From September 15th through October 15th, the College of Liberal Arts will team with several other Temple campus partners for a university-wide celebration of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month. This year’s events will not only honor the history and contributions of the Latinx/Hispanic communities but also recognize its diverse range of cultures.

To learn more about the events and celebrations, visit the College of Liberal Arts’ Hispanic Heritage Month website.

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