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10 Steps Toward Choosing Mental Resilience

Resilience can help you bounce back from misfortune or unexpected change People can—and should—learn to be resilient. It allows them to gain perspective on experiences that might otherwise be seen as soul sucking—and in the

Invest in What Matters

Why would you separate your investments from your values? Editor's note: Fernando Valenzuela award winning educator and investor shares his personal views and thought leadership insights on the high rate of return in

Where Are Latinos In the Education Curve?

What small business owners can do to help move the needle. It seems every minute of every day brings us a fresh mountain of data to sift through. It’s hard to make sense of all of this by its sheer volume. One

Learning the Value of Democracy

No matter what you do you are actually in education! Editor's note: This is part one of a two part article. I have been privileged over the past 7 years to seat at the front row of the education transformation

Latino Education Performance Snapshot

Perspectives from US Government archives, select Latin Business Today articles and PEW insights. These three sources provide different perspectives on Latino education. The status, what's needed, what's crucial...

When Crisis Births Education

A crisis can hit anyone at anytime, and usually does so when least expected. The Moyano family learned how to work through crisis to keep their business alive and birth education for all. There are many

The “C” in COURAGE is for Commitment

As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, all those who have taken a stand to courageously step out of their own comfort zone Wicked winds greeted me as I stepped off the boardwalk onto the sandy beach near my home. It was…

The High Tech Brain Gain And STEM

A local government focuses on STEM educational programs to retain its most valuable asset —intellectual capital Westchester County, New York’s emphasis on Science, Technology Education, Engineering and Math or…

Los Graduados A Film About Latino Students

An interview with a Latino filmmaker about the bright future of Latino students Occasionally, there comes a time when a film can change a narrative and transform perspectives, opinions and actions. One of those films is The…

Business Challenges Averted With Education

Heading back to school is one way for Hispanic business owners to gain the skills necessary to tackle the challenges that often come with entrepreneurship On the surface it looks like Hispanic business owners are finally beginning to…

The Accidental Entrepreneur

Chapter 2 – Getting Started, The First Three Years I am a researcher, that’s who and what I am. And I am a Hispanic researcher, dedicated to bringing the voice of the Hispanic population to the people who need

Bootcamp for Business

These programs help America’s vets get a new start as entrepreneurs. After months or years abroad in Iraq, America’s soldiers are returning home. For those re-entering civilian life, there’s a choice to be made. And if they’re like