The Institute for Latino Studies (ILS), dedicated to quality research and advocacy for a better society, is a non-profit entity recognized by the federal government as a 501 (c) (3) organization. ILS believes that a solid understanding of cultural self-identity and people’s socio-economic realities is very important within a multi-cultural society focused on healthy and productive development of its communities.

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Fernando Alonso, Esq.

Ingrid Betancourt

Jamie Dykes

Merijoel Durán

Branhder Espinal

Antonio Ibarría

Dr. María Teresa Montilla

Nestor Montilla, Sr.

Tony Pérez Sonia Rosado



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