Opened in April 1992, the center`s primary mission is to research,
promote, document, and interpret Latino culture. The center identifies
scholars, artists, and experts who help develop interdisciplinary
programs that define and examine Latino culture, history, literature,
and the arts. These programs, as well as special projects, are designed
to foster academic excellence and advance the appreciation, growth, and
well-being of the Latino cultural community.
The center builds
a broader understanding of Latinos and their culture through
conferences, exhibitions, lectures, theater productions, symposia,
workshops, artists` forums, concerts, academic seminars, publications,
and collaborative projects with community organizations outside the
Located at 122 College Avenue, the center is open
weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For special events, the
center also is open on weeknights and weekends. Please call
732/932-1263, ext. 1494, for further information.