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THE PROMISE OF LATINO YOUTH FORUM and release of The Promise of Latino Youth Report

  • Universities at Shady Grove 9630 Gudelsky Drive Rockville, MD, 20850 United States (map)

Including a light breakfast
Universities at Shady Grove

Join us as we kick off our 20th anniversary year
with a report on youth in Montgomery County
in the context of national, state and regional trends.
Mark Lopez
Director of Global Migration and Demography, Pew Research Center
Amy B. Lewin, PsyD and C. Andrew Conway, MSW
University of Maryland School of Public Health


Mark Lopez is director of global migration and demography research at Pew Research Center. He leads planning of the Center’s research agenda on international demographic trends, international migration, U.S. immigration trends and the U.S. Latino community. He is an expert on immigration globally and in the U.S., world demography, U.S. Hispanics and Asian Americans. Lopez is the co-editor of “Adjusting to a World in Motion: Trends in Global Migration and Migration Policy.” He is a co-author of “The Future of the First Amendment” and has contributed chapters to several books about voting and young Latinos.  

Amy Lewin is a clinical psychologist and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Science in the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, College Park. Prior to joining the faculty at UMD in 2014, she was on the faculty of Children's National Health System in Washington DC. First as a clinician, then as a researcher, her work has aimed to improve adolescent health and mental health, through research, intervention development, and evaluation.  

Andrew Conway is a PhD candidate in Family Science at the University of Maryland, School of Public Health. He received his Master of Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore and completed a post-MSW fellowship at the Yale Child Study Center.  As a Licensed Social Worker, he worked as Clinical Faculty at the Yale School of Medicine in the Intensive In-Home Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services program. Andrew’s research interests include the impact of intergenerational trauma on youth mental health, youth absenteeism, and the influence of adverse childhood experiences on health and well-being.