The Sunday Poem: Mercedez Holtry…Latino Roots – Duke City Fix

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Acculturation, Article, Identity, Poetry, racial-ethnic inequality, social identity-ethnicity, social identity-in-betwenness, social identity-race

Good morning, early risers! Rich Boucher here. Are we ready to do this? Is anyone ever really ready for poetry? What is the best hour for poetry? Is there suc… Source: The Sunday Poem: Mercedez Holtry…Latino Roots – Duke City Fix

Identity

Posted on Posted in Acculturation, Blog, Identity, Immigration, Poetry, social identity-ethnicity, social identity-gender, social identity-in-betwenness, social identity-race, videos

In-betweenness: Young Latinas and Identity The Huffington Post – LATINO VOICES 07/28/2016 12:05 pm ET This Poem Is A Powerful Reminder Of What It Means To Be Latino American video Edna A. Viruell-Fuentes’ qualitative research suggest that for Latino women the stress involved in negotiating ethnic identity under a stigmatizing environments might be one of the […]

Becoming Bicultural: Risk & Resilience in Latino Youth – Dr. Martica Bacallao – YouTube

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Acculturation, Identity, Immigration, Lecture, Research, story, videos

Drawing from her co-authored book, “Becoming Bicultural,” guest speaker Dr. Martica Bacallao explores the individual and family dynamics and societal messages behind bicultural development and sheds light on the factors that lead to positive or negative consequences for immigrant youth.

La Cantaleta: The Hidden Cry for Help

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Acculturation, Blog, Identity, immigrant mothers, Immigration, mother/daughter, social identity-ethnicity, social identity-gender, social identity-in-betwenness

“Recógeme eso! ¡Ponte a limpiar coño! ¡Muchacha de mierda! ¡Levántate! ¡Ahora! ¿Y porque tu no estás? ¡Tu amas a tus amigos mas que a mi! ¡Si te tengo que decir otra ves! Me duele la espalda. Hazme un té.” Of all the things I remember about my childhood, one distinct recurring memory I have is […]

Why Are Hispanic Teens Prone to Suicidal Thoughts? | The Right Step

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Acculturation, Blog, Identity, Latinas suicidal behaviors

. A recent study found that Hispanic teens are much more likely to have suicidal thoughts than their non-Hispanic peers. Suicidal thoughts or attempts are not unusual for teenagers. It is a tumultuous time during which a young person is trying to figure out who she is and what her future will look like. Source: […]