Hispanic


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adjective Referring to any of 17 major Latino subcultures, concentrated in California, Texas, Chicago, Miami, NYC and elsewhere
noun A person of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race

Hispanic

Multiculture A person of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race Social medicine Any of 17 major Latino subcultures, concentrated in California, Texas, Chicago, Miam, NY, and elsewhere
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From 2000 to 2010, Alaska's Hispanic population grew by 13,397, representing more than a 50% growth rate (U.
Additionally, our leadership ranks will significantly benefit with the addition of other Hispanic leaders who will help us to accurately reflect and support the goals of this dynamically growing group.
Because of the emphasis on language barriers, the study focused primarily on the reports of Hispanic and Haitian clients.
A state with 15 percent of its population claiming Hispanic ancestry would appear in which color?
But CEOs must be prepared to invest a minimum of three years to begin to build brand loyalty in the Hispanic community, because it's not just an ad campaign or Spanish translation.
What makes the Hispanic market especially attractive to marketers is that it is so identifiable and geographically concentrated, said Khalen Haram, chief executive of Zalia cosmetics.
Fruits related to the Unification Agreement include the addition of BGCT Executive Board staff led by Jimmy Garcia, III, to serve Hispanic congregations through Stewardship, Sunday School, Church Training, Evangelism, Church Planting, and the Office of Hispanic Work.
Here are some statistics: About 25 percent to 30 percent of Hispanic students drop out of school, which is higher than white and black drop-out rates.
The profile of most of the Hispanics who are recent immigrants are not financially stable because of lower income, lack of a checking account and the fact that the majority are renters.
Research on Hispanic cultural values, attitudes and behaviors that influence sexual and contraceptive behavior has shown that sexuality is often a taboo subject and that parental communication regarding sexuality is often lacking in Hispanic homes.
Hispanic parents in the neighborhoods were not going to change their minds just because the boys and girls clubs decided to change their outreach strategies and serve more kids from the neighborhoods.
The use of groups can give Hispanics the all-important sense of social support which is such a deeply ingrained part of Hispanic culture.

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