Tag Archives: latino culture

“The most important challenge for the United States is to recognize itself as a mul

“The most important challenge for the United States is to recognize itself as a multi-cultural, multi-racial, multi-ethnic society.” - Octavio Paz, Mexican Poet (quoted in the above video at the 9:45 mark) This video from 2004 of Jorge Ramos, the Univision ...

Latinos Are Relational

Familia is a high value within Latino culture. Students love to hang out and spend time with their friends. When it comes to being  a spiritual movement, this has great benefits. Typically Campus Crusade movements are composed of Anglo students who ...

“Got Milk?” Gets Latino Culture…

“Got Milk?” Gets Latino Culture… La llorona is a well-known character for Latinos. How could you contextualize your message for Hispanic culture?

Latino in America: CNN Special

In 2009 CNN came out with a great special called, “Latino in America”. If you are interested in learning more about Hispanic culture and what it is like to live in America as a Latino, this is a great documentary. ...

Hispanic Culture and Ministry

Found a good article on how Hispanic and Latino culture impacts ministry. The author is a bit basic in his treatment of 1st generation, 2nd generation, and 3rd generation students. Overall it is a good article. The Impact of Hispanic Culture ...

Being a Mexican-American is Exhausting!

Being a Mexican-American is Exhausting! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5imXk_XGYRY Latinos in the U.S. live in between two worlds. They’re Mexican (or Cuban/Honduran/Columbian…) and American. It’s a tough identity for students to live in. The above video is a perfect explanation of the reality of being ...

Low Self Esteem – How Young Latinos View Themselves

I read a fascinating article about a Latino club helping improve students self-esteem and their grades. Bowling Green Junior High School Latino Club Helps Improve Grades, Self-Esteem Listen to some of the quotes from the article by young Latino students on how they ...