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“Fostering a Youth Support Complex” presented at the 2019 Cal State University Young Men of Color Forum.
Photo Credit: Dr. Eligio Martinez

Battle, Brittany. P., and Serrano, Uriel. 2022. “Toward a Du Boisian Paradigm of Family Science.” Journal of Family Theory & Review, 1–23

Serrano, Uriel, David C. Turner III, Gabriel Regalado, and Alejandro Banuelos. 2022. “Towards Community Rooted Research and Praxis: Reflections on the BSS Safetyand Youth Justice Project.” Social Sciences, 11(5), 195.

Turner III, David, Uriel Serrano, and Freeden Blume Oeur. 2022. “Time is on YourSide: Towards an Intersectional Approach to Black Masculinity.” Getting Real About Inequality: Intersections IRL (In Real Life), edited by Cherise Harris and Stephanie McClure. Sage Publications.

Serrano, Uriel, May Lin, Jamileh Ebrahimi, Jose Orellana, Rosanai Paniagua, Veronica Terriquez. (2021). “In Millennial Footsteps: California Social Movement Organizations for Generation Z.” Sociological Perspectives, DOI: 10.1177/07311214211010565

Serrano, Uriel. 2020. “‘Finding Home’: Campus Racial Microclimates and Academic Homeplaces at a Hispanic-Serving Institution.” Race Ethnicity and Education, DOI: 10.1080/13613324.2020.1718086

Serrano, Uriel, Vazquez, Andrea, Meneses-Samperio, Raul and Mattheis, Allison. 2018. “Symbolic Sanctuary and Discursive Dissonance: Limitations of Policy and Practice at Hispanic Serving Institutions.” Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 12 (3), 169-190.

Selected Reports

Serrano, Uriel and Veronica Terriquez. 2021. “Transformative Programming for Boys and Young Men of Color: Lessons from Youth Organizing and Leadership Groups.” USC Equity Research Institute. Available at

Serrano, Uriel (in partnership with Learning Support Services). 2020. “Cultivating Equitable Outcomes Through Inclusive Tutoring Services.” UCSC Student Success Equity Research Center. 

Serrano, Uriel and David Turner (in partnership with the Institute for Sustainable Economic, Educational, and Environmental Design). 2020. “The 2019 Sons and Brothers Camp: Healing and Youth Empowerment.” Prepared for The California Endowment.

Terriquez, Veronica, Nicole White, May Lin, and Uriel Serrano. 2018. “Expanding the Youth Leadership Pipeline: A Summary of Research from Youth Organizing in Southern California.” Prepared for the Weingart Foundation.

Terriquez, Veronica and Uriel Serrano. 2018. “A Beloved Community: Promoting the Healing, Well-being, and Leadership Capacities of Boys and Young Men of Color.” USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity. Available at:

Book Reviews

Serrano, Uriel. 2019. Invited review of Jones, N., “The Chosen Ones: Black Men and The Politics of Redemption.” Social Forces.

Serrano, Uriel. 2018. Review of Sojoyner, Damien M., “First Strike: Educational Enclosures in Black Los Angeles.” H-Citizenship, H-Net Reviews.

Other Publications

Serrano, Uriel, Alejandro Banuelos, Jeydon Vargas. 2021.“​​How a Coalition CreatesPaths to Healing for Young Men of Color,” KCET. 

“Lessons Learned From the Los Angeles Youth Movement Against The Carceral State” in The Latinx Project’s Intervenxions. Special Issue on Latinx Politics — Resistance, Disruption & Power. 

“The Philadelphia Negro: W.E.B. Du Bois and Community-Based Research” in ASA Sociology of Culture Section Newsletter, Summer 2018, Volume 30, Issue 2.

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