Center of Mexican American Studies
Center of Mexican American Studies


The Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) has established a number of partnerships with various organizations that engage and examine the Mexican American and Latina/o experience in Austin, the state of Texas, and the United States.  Please contact Luis Guevara at (512-475-6769 or lvg@austin.utexas.edufor more information about our partnerships.

Barrio Writers — A non-profit organization in Orange County, California and Austin, Texas dedicated to the cultural and educational development of teen-age writers.

CantoMundo — A national non-profit organization that provides a space for the creation, documentation, and critical analysis of Latina/o poetry through workshops, symposia, and public readings.

Free Minds Project — A local non-profit organization in Austin, Texas that offers a free year-long college course in the humanities to adults who have faced barriers to education.

Inter-University Program for Latino Research — A national consortium of university-based centers dedicated to the advancement of the Latino intellectual presence in the United States.

Irma Rangel Public Policy Institute — A research unit of the Department of Government at The University of Texas at Austin, which focuses on public policy issues salient to the state of Texas.

La Voz Newspapers — A network of bilingual publications in Central Texas focusing on education, employment, and entrepreneurship.

Mexic-Arte Museum — A local non-profit organization in Austin, Texas dedicated to cultural enrichment and education through the presentation of traditional and contemporary Mexican, Latino, and Latin American art and culture.

National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies — A national organization that serves academic programs, departments and research centers that focus on issues pertaining to Mexican Americans, Chicana/os, and Latina/os.

Resistencia Bookstore — A local neighborhood bookstore in Austin, Texas that specializes in various literary genres, provides community meeting space, and is the home to Red Salmon Arts and Red Salmon Press.

Texas Center for Educational Policy — A research unit in the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin that brings researchers together whose work has a direct bearing on current policy issues in education.

The Serie Project — A local non-profit organization in Austin, Texas that produces, promotes, and exhibits serigraph prints created by established and emerging artists.

VOCES Oral History Project — A project documenting the contributions of Latinas/os of the WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam War generations.  Housed in the College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin.