Delia Fernández-Jones published new book

Professor Delia Fernández-Jones’s book, Making the MexiRican City: Migration, Placemaking, and Activism in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has just been published by the University of Illinois Press. The book traces the process of community formation and placemaking in Grand Rapids by migrants from Texas, Mexico, and Puerto Rico, and it explores the forms pan-Latino solidarity that they created to combat overt and structural racism and to fight for equality.  For more information, see