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Hispanic Youth

The Hispanic Moment

Marta Tienda | Posted 11.17.2013 | Latino Voices
Marta Tienda

We all win if we embrace, "The Hispanic Moment." We must invest in second and third generation Latino youth and simultaneously promote their assent to the middle class and create workers to offset the costs of a graying society.

New Study Ranks California Counties by Youth Homicide Victimization Rates

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 03.11.2012 | Los Angeles
Josh Sugarmann

A new study released today by my organization, the Violence Policy Center (VPC), ranks California counties by their youth homicide victimization rates...

WATCH: Soft-Drink Companies Target Black And Hispanic Youth, Study Finds

Posted 12.31.2011 | Black Voices

A new report from Yale University found that beverage companies are targeting children, particularly black and Hispanic youths, in their sales campaig...

The United States Can Learn A Lot From Hispanics If Given The Opportunity

Glenn Llopis | Posted 11.26.2011 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

President Obama must stop the tokenism that has taken place in Washington for years and start to include Hispanic leaders in his agenda to reinvent America. Our new mainstream voice must be encouraged to start leading conversations that involve the advancement of America.

What Is the Future of Hispanic Filmmaking?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 10.10.2011 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

The current ranks of Latino filmmakers are thin, and that influences what kinds of stories get told in American cinema. More important, it has an impact on how Hispanic culture is portrayed -- if it is portrayed at all.