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Celebratory Launch of CUNY Institute of Mexican Studies

On June 26, 2012, the CUNY Institute of Mexican Studies enjoyed its celebratory launch at the CUNY Graduate Center on 34th Street. Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan, Consul General Carlos Sada, CUNY Senior Vice Chancellor Jay Hershenson and Executive Director of the CUNY Taskforce for Mexican and Mexican-American Educational Futures were among the speakers. Leaders and members of many community organizations were present including La Unión, Mixteca, Asociación Tepeyac, Mayas, MASA-MexEd, and elected officials including State Senator Bill Perkins, as well as CUNY and area faculty and students.