Robert Rodriguez's commitment to remaining an "outsider" safely distanced from Hollywood has provided him considerable independence, influencing both how he taps into his creativity, as well as how he applies it through the craft of filmmaking.
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.
For me these women are more than plus size models; they're a representation of today's hard working, accomplished, proud Latina. They're proud of the curves they were born with and they want nothing more than to see more women like them in this industry.
The issue of Girls' homogeneity, especially in a neighborhood like Greenpoint (which is still culturally diverse) has been debated in the media since the release of its pilot episode, but as a Latina and first generation New Yorker, I am here to tell Lena, her stories do apply to me.
The GOP lost momentum in its effort to claim the Presidential nomination in November - as a result of Mitt Romney's speech at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), 2012 Convention.
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.
We believe, "If they can do it, we can too." And on Mother's day, there isn't a better leader to highlight, than someone who has always been there for us, our Mother.
You say to yourself, 'sure they love me now, but that's only because they don't know yet. And when they find out, they'll stop caring.'
Gifted with perfect pitch - an innate ability that not even most musicians have - there is no doubt that Charly is one of the most influential 'rock en español' musicians and composers in Latino America.
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?
Our mission at Los Tweens & Teens is helping our chicos prepare for the Teen years and to do so, we suggest nosotros, los padres, the parents - get involved.
During my ten years working to protect the environment, I have witnessed the power of the law to bring about positive change in communities of color. This has encouraged me to pursue the kind of career I could only "DREAM" of as an undocumented teenager.
Today, LULAC is spearheading initiatives that carry on the work began by Cesar Chavez. Along with labor and civil rights partners, we launched Movimiento Hispano, an initiative to register over 200,000 Hispanics to vote.
The crowd that night had achieved the American dream -- free tacos. A new chant had come to define America: "TACOS, TACOS, TACOS." To think, this all started with Fritos.
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.
We can make significant leaps and improvements, and findings like these can lead companies, leaders and employees to new programs and new levels of understanding, achievement and performance