Elizabeth Gray You sound like a conservative Sep 19, Nov 26, It scares the poop out of me because, my fellow Americans, we are repeating history. If live anywhere else read it as well as a guide for what not to do.
Alexa Garcia and Mikey Trujillo Eating in the Fifties As we celebrate Hispanic heritage month this year, it's a good time to recognize the many contributions of Hispanic small business owners. According to the U.
Census, there are 3. We know many of these businesses are relatively new. More than 55 million Latinos living in every corner of the country, with the purchasing power exceeding 1. Gonzalez-Kim applied and became a Riordan Scholar, one of several dozen high school students admitted each year from around Los Angeles.
The Scholars attend monthly sessions at UCLA that provide them with leadership and business management training and one-on-one mentoring from Anderson faculty. In time, Gonzalez-Kim became a Riordan Fellow through an initiative that prepares first-generation college graduates to apply to M.
Now in their 31st year, the Riordan Programs have funneled thousands of young people into college and M. Riordan alumni have gone on to become vice presidents at large international financial institutions, executives at major movie studios and even the California secretary of state.
For Gonzalez-Kim, the Riordan Programs widened her range of possible futures. She earned a B. It seemed to me that meant business. Ouchi asked them why they were pursuing business. Most said they had grown up in rough neighborhoods, surrounded by kids who were getting into trouble.
They had been subjected to peer pressure to do the same, but had managed to resist. Inhe founded what became known as The Riordan Foundation, focused on developing early literacy skills in children, making grants and donating computers to public schools nationwide.
They decided on a twofold focus: Business, the two men thought, could cast a wide net and put more students on a path to success. When [Riordan and Ouchi] began talking about the approaching demographic changes, they had this idea about creating leadership coming from those diverse communities.
Most, she says, were remedial, providing catch-up classes to underprivileged students. She adds that the faculty in the programs generously donate their time to provide lectures and lessons — talks they could be giving to business audiences for handsome speaking fees.
Students also hear talks by visiting industry executives, from finance to technology to entertainment, who offer an inside look at their real-world experience. Arturo Gonzalez was a Riordan Scholar in the first cohort, in He eventually left academia and is now a senior director at Visa.
He says the Riordan experience was instrumental in his professional development: There are multiple options one can have through an advanced degree like an M.Somos Primos JULY , Online Issue Mimi Lozano © Dedicated to Hispanic Heritage and Diversity Issues Society of Hispanic Historical and Ancestral Research.
The works featured in The Best Teen Writing of are selected from this year’s Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a national program presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, which recognizes talented teenagers in the visual and literary arts. Apr 12, · Eileen Spinelli has written over 40 books for children, poems galore, won awards aplenty and done it all writing longhand and using something called an "electric typewriter." I will research what that is, but I tell ya, if it will let me write poems or picture books like hers, I'll consider getting one ASAP.
Education related to exhibitions: KID'S Art Education is a rigorous art integration program in Red Hook, that insures our local community has opportunities to explore contemporary art.
1) Student programs for local students at all grade levels. Casita Maria, Inc. Catholic Charities Community Services, Archdiocese of New York The photograph was one of the winners of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, which recognize the creativity of young people in grades 7 through In conjunction with The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, Casita Maria hosted the New York regional award ceremony on April 2, bestowing honors on young writers, photographers, painters.
IDEAS CITY is also a partnership of The New Museum (Founder), The Architectural League of New York, Bowery Poetry Club, The Cooper Union, Storefront for Art & Architecture, The Drawing Center.