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Associate Professor Rocio Calvo, Boston College Graduate School of Social Work

Associate Professor
Rocio Calvo

Explains how the Latino Leadership Initiative bolsters students' linguistic and cultural competencies to work with Latino communities.
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Luis Balcazar
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"Being raised speaking Spanish as my first language, I figured it would be easy going into the classroom, but all of a sudden...I have to speak to a PhD level professor in Spanish, and that was a huge challenge."

Luis Balcazar

Concentration: Children, Youth & Families
Specialized Practice Method: Clinical

Students from the first cohort in the Latino Leadership Initiative came together to talk about the value this program will have for them as social workers in understanding the cultural issues around working with Latino populations.  Learn more about the Latino Leadership Initiative »