Cambio de Colores 2018 Conference

Cambio de Colores is a multistate conference about integration of immigrants in new destinations. People who work with Latinos and immigrant communities come together to share research and best practices that facilitate the integration of newcomers. Click here to learn more about the conference mission.

Save the Date: The 2019 Cambio Conference will be held in Columbia, MO, from June 5-7, 2019. Stay informed about the conference activities by signing up for monthly email updates.

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The 17th annual Cambio de Colores conference was held at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) on June 6, 7 and 8, 2018. The theme was “Latinx in the Heartland: Fostering Resilience and Cross-Cultural Connections” (read about the theme and the term “Latinx” here).

Thank you to all participants, presenters, site visit hosts, plenary speakers, sponsors, and everyone who made this gathering a success!

See the program schedule and the program-at-a-glance overview.

Resources for Conference Participants:

UMKC Campus Map.

Speaker Biographies.

Abstracts for Presentations.

Venue and Parking Information.

The Full Program.


The conference is organized by a planning committee, including partnerships with the Latino Alumni and Students Organization at UMKC, the Latinx and Latin American Studies program at UMKC, and the support of the UM System, among others.

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