Tag Archives: integration

The Battle of Identity: Assimilation vs Integration

By Cynthia Ramos, Sociology ’14 I will start off by saying that the National Immigrant Integration Conference was one of the most amazing conferences I have ever attended.  The fact that it was full of such wonderful and passionate people, who desire and strive to make a change in the world, was amazing.  Being able […]

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What does immigrant “integration” look like?

Written by Mary Allain ’12 The NIIC conference has not only reaffirmed my belief in the importance of immigrant integration as an issue deserving national attention, it has further expanded my notion of what the term immigration integration actually entails. By this I mean that immigrant integration encompasses much more than improving our English Language […]

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Re-districting Policies and Their Effect On Public Elementary School Demographics in Walla Walla, WA

My final project examines the ways in which school diversity can be impacted by certain policies which determine where each student attends school. I attempted to answer the following questions by examining a particular case in the Walla Walla Public Schools (WWPS), located in a town of about 30,000 in southeast Washington: (1) How have […]

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