- Author: Saludify.com
While acculturation may have a significant impact on the diet of the millions of Hispanics in the country, data from The Multi-Cultural Latino Consumer study indicates the family experience is still what drives most of the Latino food purchases and choices.
According to the data, though the Latino population in the U.S. is diverse, there are significant commonalities when it comes to food; specifically, Latinos prefer fresh, locally-grown, whole ingredients for their traditional dishes.
Latino food purchases and eating healthy
The results from the new study show that Latinos want to make...
- Author: Pew Research Hispanic Center
A record seven-in-ten (69%) Hispanic high school graduates in the class of 2012 enrolled in college that fall, two percentage points higher than the rate (67%) among their white counterparts, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
This milestone is the result of a long-term increase in Hispanic college-going that accelerated with the onset of the recession in 2008. The rate among white high school graduates, by contrast, has declined slightly since 2008.
The positive trends in Hispanic educational indicators also extend to high school. The most recent available data show that in...
- Author: Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
One of the results of having a burgeoning Hispanic population is the need for qualified Hispanic health care workers to address their medical needs, according to an article in The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education. It's not only a matter of being able to communicate with patients in Spanish, it is also a matter of being intimately acquainted with Hispanic culture that makes Hispanic health care workers so essential for the health and welfare of our changing demographics. And unless the number of Hispanics entering health fields increases, the U.S. faces a healthcare shortage within the next decade.
- Author: Latinalista.com
As high school graduations wind down, most students know they’re not done with school if they want to have a decent job as adults. But more schooling isn’t all they need. Any degree of a successful future hinges on having access to the Internet. Research has shown that computer ownership and Internet use are both strongly associated with income.
Whether it’s researching assignments, Googling information, performing job searches, networking with mentors, teachers and prospective employers, etc. anyone who is Internet savvy is recognized as being equipped for 21st Century demands of the job market.
It used to be people worried about the ‘digital divide.’ The have’s versus the have-nots....
- Author: NBC Latino
According to the national survey, fewer than half of all Americans say the country has made substantial progress toward racial equality. When it comes to Latinos, around 43 percent of Latinos say that the U.S. has made “a lot” of progress in the past 50 years to achieving Martin Luther King’s dream. Meanwhile, slightly...