Category Archives: Leadership

Being a Role Model for Our Kids

Often we think our kids don’t listen to us or care what we think. But the truth is that they’re always watching and listening to us, and the examples we set go a long way toward the men and women they will become. … Continue Reading →

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Grassroots Efforts Plant Seeds for Community Involvement

The interesting thing about grassroots efforts is that often times the seeds planted sprout efforts of their own, and the community-based program you started grows organically beyond what you expected. … Continue Reading →

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Finding Leaders within the Community

I am often asked by other organizations and agencies how the Latino Leadership Council can consistently develop effective, grassroots community programs. The key is in the leadership, though not the leadership you’re probably thinking of. … Continue Reading →

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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 →

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