The Avance Center invites you to our Annual Latino Immigrant Health Disparities Conference. Click on the link to view details about this year's conference!

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The Center is supported by organizations and companies that share a commitment to the health and well-being of immigrant communities.

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Watch the web series "The Story of Victor & Erika" about two determined and resilient Latino youth who live in Langley Park.

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Opportunities for Students

There are three new opportunities available to MPH students to work with GW’s Avance Center in partnership with the Maryland Multicultural Youth Center.

One practicum and two culminating experiences are available beginning in May 2015:

Practicum: Adelante Program Website Development and Online Youth Engagement

Culminating Experience: Analysis of Victor & Erika Webnovela Survey Data

Culminating Experience: Immigrant Latino Youth Technology Access/Media Consumption Assessment

Qualified candidates should submit a resume by email to with the title of the project in the subject line. Learn about previous students’ work here