Traqueros: Mexican Railroad Workers in the United States,

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A journal article, “Domestic Violence in Hispanics in southeastern United States: A survey and Need Analysis”, by Carolyn Murdaugh, Salena Hunt, Richard Sowell, and Irma Santana states the high domestic violence occurrences in the Hispanic community. Savings or loans secured by assets also help pay college costs for children or the down payment on a house. DOL's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is responsible for enforcing affirmative action and non-discrimination obligations of federal contractors and subcontractors. 19 Nearly one-in-four American workers is employed by a company that does business with the Federal government, giving OFCCP a broad purview to enforce equal employment opportunity laws across the American labor force.

Everything You Need to Know About Latino History: 2003

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In general, varying group identities are a reflection of the changing self-definitions of an ethnic group. Latinos are a diverse ethnic group that includes many different cultures, races, and nationalities. Mining, agriculture, transportation, and ranching attracted the highest numbers of Mexican immigrants and Mexican Americans in search of work in the United States from shortly after the mid-nineteenth century through the first decades of the twentieth century. The importance of education is shown very clearly in Table 28 The table reports income, poverty, health insurance coverage, and language skills for adults, and welfare use and home ownership based on the education of the household head.

Californio Portraits: Baja California's Vanishing Culture

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Here are some interesting facts about the New York City population: With a July 2015 population of 8,550,405, New York is the most populous city in the United States, more than twice the size of the second largest city, Los Angeles. Statistically, the odds of patient adherence are 2.26 times higher if a physician communicates well. These findings have heightened conjecture about differences in the female and male nervous systems in response to pain stimuli.

Land of a Thousand Dances: Chicano Rock 'n' Roll from

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D., Associate Director of Evaluation and Assessment, U. The conventional quotation for the incidence of LCPD is the number per 100,000, usually for age < 15 years. The 2003 overall death rate for RF/RHD was 1.2. NHW patterns of needing assistance with instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) and found that Hispanics were 1.6 times more likely to need assistance with at least one task (95% CI 1.25-2.13) (Shetterly, Baxter, & Morgenstern, 1998). Emergency Response Safety and Health Database - (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC (NIOSH)) Details The Emergency Response Safety and Health Database (ERSH-DB) is an occupational safety and health database developed by NIOSH for the emergency response community.

American Conversations (Puerto Rican Studies)

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Abusers may make threats like “you will be deported”, “the government will take the children”, or “the children will be given to me”. Program suggests how an aggressive "good-neighbor policy" of American trade with Mexico might alleviate some of the region's economic troubles. More of the books were multicultural however, 85.6% of the books still did not feature African- Americans (Taxel, 1986). Celebrate Hispanic Heritage meets the standards of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), which promote the development of students as good citizens in a culturally diverse, interdependent world.

Latino Baseball Legends: An Encyclopedia

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For more, see: Health Online 2013. 31% of cell phone owners, and 52% of smartphone owners, have used their phone to look up health or medical information. Finally, TV can promote risky behavior, such as trying dangerous stunts, substance use and abuse, and irresponsible sexual behavior. S. today, roughly 3 million fewer than in 2007. The degree to which any single family participates in these activities depends on the nature of their religious convictions and the level of contact they maintain with more tradition-oriented members of churches of the Mexican American Catholic community.

Caballero: A Historical Novel

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Low birth weight is associated with a lower chance of surviving the first year of life and with many long-term health and developmental problems. 29 Minorities of all ages face a much greater risk of death from homicide and HIV/AIDS than whites. In vital statistics, both in birth and death certificates, third-party identification creates populations different from those identified by Census data.

Gender in Latin America

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Even immigrants who have been in the country for two decades still have substantially lower rates of home ownership than native-headed households. Discrepancies arise when it comes to beauty and style. Local startup stands apart from Telemundo, Univision On July 1, at 6 a.m., Georgia's Hispanic community will wake up to a new Spanish cable TV channel geared to them, with a line-up from kids to cooking shows. "Georgia TeVe" will launch on Comcast Cable Channel 150, as part of Comcast's digital packages or "Selecto" option (which offers channels in Spanish, such as CNN en Español).

Amá, Your Story Is Mine: Walking Out of the Shadows of Abuse

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He's not only passionate about NASCAR, he has the resume to walk the walk, download it by clicking here. Faculty of Color in Academe: Bittersweet Success. S. are employed, primarily in construction, service industries, food processing, and landscaping. Holyoke College, October 2007) 57 minutes. It helped elect several Mexican Americans to office (Garcia and de la Garza, p. 31). It reveals how Rosa Parks, by 1955 one of the most radical activists in Alabama, had had enough. "There had to be a stopping place," she said, "and this seemed to be the place for me to stop being pushed around."

Hispanic Americans (Reference Shelf)

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Features rare film, photos, and music from artists such as Lalo Guerrero and Ritchie Valens, Cannibal and the Headhunters, Tierra, Thee Midniters, El Chicano, Los Lobos, and more. 60 min. Roman Catholicism is the largest religion in the country with about 84% of Italians identifying themselves as Roman Catholic although only about one-third of these are active members. Reviewed and summarized on Evolution Space. http://evolutionspace.wordpress.com/2007/05/03/worldwide-atheism-trend-and-pattern-a-summary/ Web. 22 Paul, Gregory S. “Demography 0f Unbelief” The New Encyclopedia of Unbelief.