cannot reach its goals for international rankings without a tactical plan that includes Latino
should be on boards neither in spite of being Latino
(as a barrier) nor just because they are Latino
(tokenism), but rather, because they are outstanding directors in their own right and they have Latino
-related skill sets that allow them to add extra value to the board, including providing a diversity of perspective.
Earlier, during a discussion on cultural differences, banker Albert Gomez said Latinos
need to do more business with one another.
While Chicago has witnessed some progress during the past 25 years, he said discrimination still exists and contributes to persistent residential segregation for African Americans and Latinos
While there is some literature describing the specific needs of the Latino
student population, only a few articles address consultation issues with Latino
students and families.
, this intimate response to music may harken back to family parties where dancing pulls in even the most Americanized kids to try out steps from their parents'--if not their grandparents'--generation.
A fly on the wall would see that all the Euro-Americans were there "early," and all the Latinos
were there "late"--or at a different time.
org), the Sallie Mae Fund has allocated $500,000 in scholarships for Latinos
who are the first in their family to pursue a college education.
As an Afro-Cuban, he is one of the original community organizers of both the Latino
and African American communities.
Once in the United States, many gay Latinos
face new problems, such as racism, alienation, and sexual objectification, says Diaz, adding that 80% of the men he surveyed reported bouts of depression, 44% suffered anxiety, and 17% had thoughts of suicide.
As an answer to the puzzling problems that beset Latinos
in the United States today, Suro's analysis is strictly myopic.
For years, many Americans have viewed Latinos
as less than white and have enforced this perspective to exclude them from education, employment, political representation, and much else.