vrmi

joseph p. a. villescas, ph.d. is an independent consultant, political communication adviser, instructor and writer who conducts extensive investigations on U.S. Latino populations that explore trends in their educational development, media consumption, internet usage, voting behaviors, racial categorization, organizational capacities, entrepreneurial hybridity, and readiness for future leadership roles in community settings.

he is also the founder and owner of villescas research, media & instruction, llc which is a private firm that provides an array of resources and experienced collaborators for community-oriented initiatives. since 2007, vrmi has helped nonprofits, businesses, and politicians connect to Latino communities.

although based in el paso, several vrmi reports, productions and projects are underway that target multiple border counties, communities in central texas and chicago as well as undergraduate and graduate student populations nationally.