Three decades of population decline in most urban areas nationwide gave way to a new era, beginning around 1980, when more than two-thirds of the 25 biggest cities gained residents. Much of this increase owed to Latinos. In most big cities, Hispanic populations expanded in the 1970s and reached peak growth rates by the 1990s; meanwhile, the non-Hispanic…Continue
Posted on December 4, 2019 at 11:13pm
Even though this word was created to give people who are part of the LGBTQIA+ community a sense of belonging, people who are gender-conforming used the word “Latinx” to identify themselves as well. Many people use this word without understanding the true meaning behind it, causing confusion.…Continue
Posted on December 4, 2019 at 9:25pm
One of the best times of the year for networking is upon us: the holiday season.
Now, I know what you are thinking—“there’s no time for that.” It’s a season of worry, planning, deadlines, procrastination, more worry, coffee, and extra cookies. Yet, even with all the craziness and sugar rushes, it is often the best time of year to find and meet…Continue
Posted on December 4, 2019 at 9:12pm
At some point in your career, you may find that things aren't progressing as much as you'd like them to. Maybe it's been years since you've been promoted. Or maybe you've managed to climb the ranks once or twice in recent years but are still dissatisfied with how you spend your days at the office.
Regardless of how long you've been working, what…Continue
Posted on December 2, 2019 at 1:33pm
The Milwaukee Area Technical College continues to close in on its goal of recruiting more Latino students and attain a coveted federal designation that would unlock thousands for dollars in grant and scholarship support for those students.
Since the 2017-18 school year, MATC's Latino population has grown from 16% of the student body to 19% as…Continue
Posted on December 2, 2019 at 12:41pm