Center for Urban Research and Learning

Loyola University Chicago

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Expanded Advocacy for Mayan Populations in Guatemala and Chicago

(01/01/1999 – 06/30/1999)

Fabiola Varela-Garcia, Professor of Modern Languages worked with Casa Guatemala, a community organization serving Guatemalan immigrants.  The project sought to understand and advocate for Mayan speaking immigrants in Chicago.

The research led Dr. Varela-Garcia to expand her advocacy for Mayan populations in Guatemala and Chicago.

Research Team  

  • F. Varela-Garcia , Modern Languages, Loyola University

Community Partner 

  • Casa Guatemala