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Latino Center

Latino Center for Community Engagement and Scholarship

About Us


The DU Latin@ Center for Community Engagement and Scholarship (DULCCES) advances critical interdisciplinary research, scholarly and creative work, and curricular development related to the historical, political, cultural, and intellectual legacy of Latin@s. The DU Latin@ Center plays a critical role in the creation and dissemination of knowledge and understanding about the Latin@ experience at the national and international levels. 

Through its varied scholarly and cultural activities and events, DULCCES promotes a vision rooted in social justice and equity and is an essential participant in a cultural and intellectual process of empowerment and transformation. DULCCES seeks to promote excellence in scholarship and teaching to reflect the cultural experiences of Latinos across the globe.

WHat we do

The DU Latin@ Center for Community Engagement and Scholarship (DULCCES) promotes and advances knowledge affecting the Latino community through

  • Hosting visiting Latino scholars, film makers, poets, performing artists and culture critics
  • Providing grants that support scholarship and creative works on topics that contribute to the knowledge and experience of the Latino community nationally and internationally
  • Provide research briefs on areas of policy that affect the Latino community, and
  • Support graduate education for University of Denver Latino students and students engaging in research focused on the Latino issues, concerns, and culture.