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Latino Youth

Iraq Documentary Filmmaker Turns His Lens on the US Prison Pipeline

Ming Holden | Posted 08.21.2015 | Entertainment
Ming Holden

Manning's current work on The Odyssey Project film grows out of the belief that relying on that "sophisticated machine" of mainstream media to tell the truth about incarcerated young men of color would be an exercise in futility.

What Resilient Latino Youth Are Teaching Us About Adversity

National Council of La Raza | Posted 05.12.2015 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

In a new report, Resilient Latino Youth: In Their Own Words, Dr. Patricia Foxen, Deputy Director of Research at NCLR, takes a closer look at the concept of "resilience" through the bicultural lens of second-generation Latinos who have achieved success in the face of extreme adversity.

A 12-Year Old Reflects on Domestic Violence

Pierre R. Berastaín | Posted 04.20.2015 | Impact
Pierre R. Berastaín

Youth leaders facilitated workshops and discussions with their peers about healthy relationships, gender roles, and Latin@ portrayals in the media.

Highlighting Very Special Young People: The Corn Siblings

Manny Espinoza | Posted 10.16.2012 | Latino Voices
Manny Espinoza

Ultimately, we believe that everyone deserves a shot at achieving the American Dream. We know about many stories of young people who are working very hard to achieve the dream of getting a wonderful education, and finding great job or being an entrepreneur.

Latino Stop & Frisk

Juan Cartagena | Posted 07.18.2012 | Latino Voices
Juan Cartagena

In 2012, with Stop & Frisk continuing unabated, it seems like the more we complain the more Commissioner Ray Kelly and his occupying forces conduct Stop & Frisk. And Latinos are disproportionately found within its web.

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.