Developing a College-Going Culture in Latina/o Families: Exploring the Influence of Funds of Knowledge in Family Outreach Programs
Focus: to explore how a funds of knowledge programmatic framework been incorporated into a college outreach program and understand the long-term influence of the household setting (i.e., family funds of knowledge and college ideologies) after going through such programs.
- Research Brief: Best Practices for Culturally Responsive Program Development and Implementation
- Research Brief: Family Engagement Ripples of Influence
- Research Brief: Timeline of Outreach Program Development and Rseearch Project
Cultivating Educational Aspirations in Low-Income and Families of Color Through Education, Engagement, and Empowerment
Focus: In partnership with RISE Colorado, an organization serving diverse families in Aurora, CO, this community-based research project explores how educational aspirations are developed in early childhood families and how these aspirations lead to future educational engagement, advocacy, and college-going.
- Presentation: Preliminary Findings on Families' Barriers and Challenges and the Role of RISE Organization
Parents & Families in Transition: The Role of Orientation Programs in Engaging Families of Students of Color, First-Generation, and Low-Income Students During the Transition to College
Focus: to examine the perspectives of parents and families of students of color, first-generation, and low-income students as they experience the transition to college and understand the role of orientation programs in engaging these families during their transition.
School Experiences of Latinas: Stories of Resistance and Implications for Student Affairs Practitioners
Focus: a qualitative follow-up study with college-going Latinas from the School Experiences of Latina/o Students study to understand how violence in secondary school influences access to and success in postsecondary education.
School Experiences of Latina/o Students in Rochester, NY: A Community-Based Study of Resources, Challenges, and Successes
Focus: a mixed methods study examining both the resources that promote and barriers that impact Latina/o student transitions and success in secondary schools from the perspective of the families and students.