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Street mural in Colombia depicting three afro latinas with flowers in their ears and paint in their eyes

Social and Cultural Inclusion

Democratization and growth have contributed to more free, creative, and open societies across much of Latin America, but deep inequality and poor social services persist. Institute activities might include projects that highlight the inclusion challenges posed by governance and economic development, deeper collaboration with Jesuit universities in the region, and service and research trips for Georgetown faculty.


Carrying New York City Through COVID-19: Undocumented Deliverance (Video)

April 25, 2022

Duration: 1 hour 26 minutes

Innovating Protection for Children Along the Migratory Route and at the U.S.-Mexico Border (Video)

April 22, 2022

Duration: 1 hour 31 minutes

Generations Making Mexican America (Video)

April 20, 2022

Duration: 1 hour 32 minutes


Grey skyscrapers next to a highway and a favela en Brazil

Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean

Inequality is one of the most serious and persistent challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean, with the social and health crises caused by the COVID-19 pandemic reversing the three decade old trend towards improving inequality. This year, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the…

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