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PACT CAB member Gloria Vazquez Merrick interviewed by ABC channel 27 in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month
ABC27 recognizes Hispanic and Latino Americans’ contributions by highlighting people’s stories during Hispanic Heritage Month.
New research from Dr. Dawn Witherspoon, including former grad student Dr. Wei Wei: "Neighborhood-level predictors of African American and Latinx parents' ethnic-racial socialization"
Few studies examine how neighborhood structural factors (e.g., socioeconomic status [SES] and diversity) and perceived disorder may influence the messages parents communicate to their youth about race/ethnicity.
Community Spotlight: Grandparents Involved From The Start (GIFTS)
Grandparents Involved From the Start, Inc. (GIFTS) is a non-profit organization that provides resources and support to grandparents who are raising school-aged grandchildren between the ages of 5 to 18 years old.
Congratulations to Dr. Sunhye Bai for receiving a 2021 SRCD Small Grants Program for Early Career Scholars
The Small Grants Program celebrates its fourth year by awarding up to $7,500 USD to each of the thirteen selected projects, directly supporting a diverse group of early career researchers from institutions in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Singapore.
We Share Wednesdays: PACT's Virtual Dissemination Event
PACT’s 2021 Virtual Dissemination Event will be a series that occurs each Wednesday. Check out new videos weekly on Facebook @PennStatePACT. #PACTShares
 
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PACT Receives Certificate of Appreciation from LHACC
On July 31, 2014, PACT was recognized with a Certificate of Appreciation by the Latino Hispanic American Community Center (LHACC) for supporting LHACC’s mission to empower...
Kristin Buss Receives Raymond Lombra Award for Distinction in the Social Sciences
This award is given to a tenured faculty member in the College of the Liberal Arts who, by his or her outstanding work in the field of social or life sciences, has demonstrated excellence in research and scholarship.
Innovation Grant Awarded
This project will examine how place and neighborhoods matter for Latino families, with a focus on parental monitoring and youth problem behavior.
Martha Wadsworth Receives NIH Funding to Expand BaSICS Intervention
BaSICS is a program designed to prevent the development of anxiety and depression symptoms in preadolescent children facing chronic stress.
Penn State and LHACC provide Video Screening/Family Fun Day
A community event bringing local families and Penn State researchers together.
Dr. Lavette Paige Receives Meck Award
Presented by the Alumni/ae Council of the Lancaster Theological Seminary, this award recognizes distinguished service in the practice of pastoral ministry.
Rick Sayles Featured in the News
PACT CAB member Rick Sayles was recently featured in the news for his work with the community.
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