Multiple barriers stand between African American and Latino men and college completion. It’s a complex problem that secondary and postsecondary institutions, educators, and policymakers alike have been trying to address, yet finding ways to apply research to practice requires a community-wide effort.
In this episode, Victor Sáenz talks about his work as part of the Project MALES (Mentoring to Achieve Latino Educational Success) Student Fellows Mentoring Program at the University of Texas at Austin, a research and mentoring project focused on learning about and supporting Latino men in the Central Texas community.
Victor Sáenz, Department Chair, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy; Fellow, Sid W. Richardson Regents Chair in Community College Leadership
Lorelle Espinosa is ACE’s vice president for research, where she is responsible for developing the association’s thought leadership and research agenda.
Sarah Spreitzer, Director of Government and Public Affairs, represents ACE and its members on matters related to research policy and funding, federal policy, international students, immigration, and legislative issues.