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
Romney's the one who wants to get half of the 11 million undocumented Latinos in this country to "self-deport" by the end of his theoretical first term. That idea is prompting many Latino voters, including myself, to call for Romney to self-screw.
Sure, they are the most loving, caring family who often stay close, which means you can never escape them. They are like capitalism where greed is goo...
Honestly, I was shocked that there was actually a Latina rapper living in the country. I was literally one of a handful at the time.
Whether Oriol's subject in frame is gang life, a fashion model or celebrity, he presents an artistic voice that is distinctly Los Angeles-bred.
Since 1947 nineteen Latinos have won Oscars. If we pull out foreign nationals from this list the numbers of Latinos drop significantly.
Throughout our country, Latinos live in and contribute to an increasingly diverse America. And for women especially, balancing the demands of intertwined cultures can be challenging. In recognition of this, I am creating the Eva Longoria Foundation.
This year Demián Bichir from Mexico received best actor Oscar nominations. While Bichir deserves to win, it is unlikely perhaps because Oscar voters are 94% Caucasian and Latinos are less than 2% of the Academy's voting members.
There is a lot of support for LGBT people among Latinos and this is because of our family values and our belief in fairness and treating others as we would want to be treated.
Despite all the controversy fueled by the Grammys' elimination of categories largely received by people of color, there are a couple reasons why we can't be fully mad at the biggest award show in the music industry.
Sometimes I feel it is a magical being that gets up at night to do mischief around the house and is probably responsible for those wonderful wild ideas that sometimes wake me up in the middle of the night ...
Her stage presence is intense, so I was expecting her to scream at me for asking stupid questions; or not answer them at all. Instead, we vibed off deep discussions on feminism, philosophy and the healing aspects of nature.