Latino Kids Face Uphill Battles in School

School life isn’t a walk in the park for any school-age kid, but things seem to be even harder for Latino children in our school. Academics are challenging enough, as they should be, but it’s the social pressure and the institutional biases that really bear down on our kids and jeopardize their success. … Continue Reading →

Posted in Community, Education, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Wanted: Latino Leaders

You know we have a lot of work to do when 74% of Latinos responding to a recent PEW Hispanic Center research poll couldn’t name a single important Hispanic leader. Unfortunately, there are not enough individuals from our community who are active, visible leaders in politics, business, health care or other high-profile areas. And even more tragic is that the lack of leaders reinforces the wrong idea in our youth that they aren’t meant for bigger and better things…that they can’t lead. … Continue Reading →

Posted in Community, Leadership, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments
Loading