CLACS in the News!



The Illinois Maya Initiative, an interdisciplinary projected housed in CLACS is in the news!  The core research/engagement team, Ryan Shosted (Linguistics), Margarita Teran-Garcia (Human Development and Family Studies), Andrew Orta (Anthropology), Julia Albarracin (Political Science, Western Illinois University), Alejandra Seufferheld (Outreach Coordinator, CLACS), and Kasia Szremski (Associate Director, CLACS) hope to develop more effective partnerships based in culturally and linguistically sensitive support and collaborations with the Champaign-Urbana Maya community. 

The initiative was recently awarded funding by the University of Illinois CO+RE: Community + Research Partnership Program. The main focus of CO+RE, a recently launched program, is to develop long term, reciprocal relationships with community stakeholders in East Central Illinois.

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