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Madeline Perez

Madeline Pérez began her career in education as a community organizer supporting low-income communities and worked at Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation and the Fifth Avenue Committee. She then became a consultant in the area of parent and community engagement and has worked with New Visions for Public Schools, New Leaders for New Schools, and the Center for Immigrant Families. She is currently an assistant professor in social work and the Director of the Institute for Latino Community Practice at the University of Saint Joseph in Connecticut. Her research has appeared in CENTRO: The Journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies and a book entitled “Theory and Educational research: Towards a Critical Social Explanation.”