At a recent premiere of the second season of Starz's “Vida,” it was clear that the prime cable television series about the conflicts surrounding a gentrifying Mexican American neighborhood of Los Angeles has touched a nerve among young Latinos.
Even though the critically acclaimed series has a loyal Latino following, "Vida" creators worry about the…Continue
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Hollywood is putting more effort than ever before into increasing diversity on and off screen. But there’s still a long way to go. Back in 1996, Christy Haubegger saw a similar problem in the magazine world — there were no American magazines that targeted a Latina audience or that had Latinas on the cover.
So she founded Latina magazine, an…Continue
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A growing number of college students are from poor families, but they’re mostly attending less selective institutions, which may decrease their chances of earning a bachelor’s degree.
A new report from the Pew Research Center released Wednesday found that the overall number of undergraduates at U.S. colleges and universities has increased…Continue
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Nurses are uniquely qualified to teach community members about how to live healthy lives, including by promoting health insurance literacy, which is what Dr. Adriana Perez does.
Dr. Adriana Perez is an assistant professor of nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. She also works with the National Association of Hispanic…Continue
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Confidence is key when it comes to job interviews. The whole job-search process can be quite stressful (to say the least), but once you’ve made it to the interview stage it’s time to own your awesomeness and present yourself in the best way possible. You’ve got the skills and the drive – now win them over with these tips.…Continue
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The Milwaukee area's Hispanic workforce is expanding, but their presence is lagging in high-wage positions, according to a new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum.
The research organization, which has offices in Milwaukee and Madison, published "Upward Mobility: Assessing the characteristics of greater Milwaukee's growing Hispanic…Continue
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We estimate that more than half of the US Hispanic population will use messaging app WhatsApp at least monthly this year. The platform’s US Hispanic user base of 32 million is growing because of its data cost savings, messaging encryption capabilities and popularity in Latin American countries.
WhatsApp is more popular among US Hispanics than…Continue
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You meet someone at an event or through an introduction by someone you know and you want to stay in touch. Perhaps you had a great conversation and would welcome their advice about your career path or you are interested in positions at their company.
Maybe you feel the contact personally can’t help you out but has a broad network that you may…Continue
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The face of America is changing, and the housing market is changing along with it. If the mortgage market doesn’t keep up, the nation’s economy will bear the consequences.
The mortgage market has a long history of underserving communities of color, yet by 2045, people of color will make up more than half of our population. If the mortgage…Continue
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An organization’s board of directors can tell you a lot about its priorities.
Maybe the composition of an organization’s board is determined by the insights, expertise and influence of its members. Or maybe that board is made up of individuals who are leaders in their respective fields, which helps to elevate the perception of an organization’s…Continue
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Forty-two percent (42%) of American adults either have owned a small business or want to do so.
A Job Creators Network/ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 22% have already run their own business and another 20% would like to do so in the future.
Black and Hispanic Americans who have never run their own business are more…Continue
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Forget everything you thought you knew about Hispanic-American consumers -- because the U.S. Hispanic population is exploding, and it’s shattering old stereotypes as it grows.
The 64 million Hispanics who live in the United States today represent 19.5% of the U.S. population. And Hispanics are the second fastest-growing population segment, with…Continue
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Telemundo Continues to Set New Standards and Redefine Hispanic Media with Innovative Premium Original Content, Expanded News Coverage and World-Class Sporting Events Across All Platforms, Designed for The Evolving Preferences and Media Consumption Habits of Latinos.…Continue
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Should publicly owned companies in Illinois be required by law to include minorities on their boards of directors?
The best and most current thinking on corporate health emphasizes that diversity among organizational leadership results in more nimble, creative problem-solving in our rapidly changing world.…Continue
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Modern workforces are becoming increasingly diverse, as leaders strive to include more people with varied experiences, backgrounds and cultures into the workplace environment. It’s no secret that such an array of workers can generate a host of ideas and solutions, opening up the opportunity for more dynamic growth and creativity in projects, as well as…Continue
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It is estimated that by 2021 more than 50 percent of the U.S. population growth will be attributed to Hispanics based on a report from Geoscape American Marketscape DataStream. Today, youthful diversity is becoming the counterweight to white, aging consumers, and it is forcing brands to redefine themselves -- to discover new market opportunities and…Continue
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For some, networking can be a nightmare. Not everyone is Guy Smiley with gleaming teeth and a handshake already started before they walk in the door.
Most people feel a little out of their comfort zone in social situations, but networking is where it counts. In many ways, networking should be considered as an approach to life. I've personally…Continue
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In this era of globalization, diversity in the business environment is about more than gender, race and ethnicity. It now includes employees with diverse religious and political beliefs, education, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientation, cultures and even disabilities. Companies are discovering that, by supporting and promoting a diverse and…Continue
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Diversity in and outside the workplace allows companies to be more open-minded and have a more complete outlook on their business strategy. One study found that when diverse teams make a business decision, they outperform individual decision makers up to 87% of the time.
Let’s evaluate the value of diversity, why companies should embrace a…Continue
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The mere mention of the word “networking event” can make some people break out into a cold sweat.
Being in a room with total strangers and having to strike up new conversations can cause anxiety in even the most confident of professionals. Luckily, networking isn’t all that complicated or hard.…Continue
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