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Viewing U.S. Hispanics as a Deficiency Model Puts America at Risk

Glenn Llopis | Posted 03.09.2014 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

U.S. Hispanics are living with an identity crisis that has been fueled by the negative perception of Hispanics perpetuated by the media, corporations, politicians and society at large. However, the responsibility lies equally within the Hispanic community.

Healthcare Industry Must Mirror the Growing Hispanic Population to Authentically Educate and Serve the Community

Glenn Llopis | Posted 10.29.2013 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

The need for more Hispanic professionals in healthcare is critical. Between 2000 and 2010, the Hispanic population grew by 43 percent, or four times the nation's 9.7 percent growth rate.

Culturally Relevant Education Will Enable A Brighter Future For Hispanics

Glenn Llopis | Posted 10.01.2012 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

At a time when U.S. Latinos are looking to advance personally and professionally in ways that come most naturally to them - universities and corporations must take measures to be more culturally sensitive if they want to leverage how Latinos think, act and innovate.

Presidential Candidates Must Be an Integral Part of the Latino Voice

Glenn Llopis | Posted 08.19.2012 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

Latinos are sending a powerful message from their local communities and in particular the swing states across Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico and Florida: "Respect our voice to earn our trust and our vote.

Arizona's Immigration Law Has Already Harmed America - No Matter What the Supreme Court Decides

Glenn Llopis | Posted 06.28.2012 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

It's time for our country to educate itself about the authentic portrayal of immigrants in America. This will help us all better understand our own cultural roots and their foundational values. America must reclaim its authentic spirit. We must stop resisting the immigrant mentality that is part of our diverse heritage.

Hispanics Must Make Banking & Financial Planning Part of Their American Dream

Glenn Llopis | Posted 06.24.2012 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

In their pursuit of the American Dream, Hispanics are failing to protect it. Yes, we may feel confident that we will improve our financial situation over the next year. But what about the following year? And the year after that?

Hispanics Lead the Recovery by Occupying Walmart, not Wall Street

Glenn Llopis | Posted 06.02.2012 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

With a purchasing power expected to reach an unprecedented $1.2 trillion dollars in 2012, and a population already surpassing 50 million, Hispanics perhaps our greatest hope for a sustained economic recovery.

Latinos Must Begin to Respect and Trust One Another to Advance in America

Glenn Llopis | Posted 05.14.2012 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

This is one example of why the Hispanic community is not advancing fast enough in America. We tend to silo ourselves rather than find ways to unite.

The Hispanic Identity Crisis Explains Why Hispanics Can't be Trusted

Glenn Llopis | Posted 03.18.2012 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

The Hispanic community is in danger of losing its identity unless we give America reason to believe that we can trust ourselves and contribute to the revival of the US economy.

Creating Cultural Relationships for Your Hispanic Business

Glenn Llopis | Posted 03.06.2012 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

Brands that break through the walls of doubt and connect authentically with the Hispanic consumer will enjoy profitable growth for years to come.

Hispanic Leadership in the Next Decade: We Must Unite to Have Sustainable Influence

Glenn Llopis | Posted 02.11.2012 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

The successful recall of Russell Pearce in Arizona shows what a powerful political voice Hispanics can have when we work together.

Hispanic Leadership is a Business Imperative

Glenn Llopis | Posted 10.25.2011 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

There is urgent work to be done by America's corporations to develop an authentic marketing approach to the Hispanic market, and an approach to hiring that allows Hispanics to bring their whole selves to work. There is equally urgent work to be done by America's Hispanics to step up to their new role as America's "majority minority" to start bringing their whole selves to work and to the community.

The 2012 Hispanic Vote Matters For The Economic Advancement Of America

Glenn Llopis | Posted 10.18.2011 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

With over 50 million Hispanics in the U.S., it's time that our politicians figure out how to authentically include the voices of Hispanics in real ways. Failure to do so will mean missing out on relationships, loyalty, markets, customers, employees -- and the future of America.

Time Is Running Out -- Why Hispanic Leaders Must Step Up!

Glenn Llopis | Posted 10.10.2011 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

The most recent survey from the Pew Hispanic Center showed that 74% of people either do not know or do not believe there is an important Hispanic leader in the United States today.

Social Media Is the Gateway to Hispanics

Ashley M. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ashley M. Williams

Media experts agree that social media is the gateway to U.S. hispanics, the fastest-growing users of web information resources in the country.