Idaura Murillo-Rohde: A Latin Force 

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States, Google celebrated the life of Dr. Ildaura Murillo-Rohde, the founder of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses. La Vida of Ildaura Murillo-Rohde Dr. Ildaura Murillo-Rohde was born in Panama on September 6, 1920, and moved to the United States at age 25. By 1948, sheContinue reading “Idaura Murillo-Rohde: A Latin Force ”

A 19 Year Old Latinx: Leyla Hernandez

Ecuadorian-Filipino professional tennis player Leylah Fernandez was recently named by ESPN as one of the “2 1 tennis players under 21 to watch ” in 2021. The 18-year-old rising star, who was born in Canada, is currently ranked No. 88 in the world among women players. The US OpenIn the US Open Women’s Finals Leylah,Continue reading “A 19 Year Old Latinx: Leyla Hernandez”

Latinx Immigration: A Trauma of the Journey

Latino immigrants migrate to the United States from approximately 26 nations and experience significant differences in language, ethnicity, economic status, and culture. The Latino community represents the largest and fastest-growing ethnic group in the United States. Today, Latino immigrants make up 14% of the U.S. population.  Within the next two decades, studies project that personsContinue reading “Latinx Immigration: A Trauma of the Journey”

Latinx Imposter Syndrome

What is Imposter Syndrome? Impostor syndrome: when one perceives themselves as an intellectual and professional fraud. More than half of women said they have felt like impostors, compared to only 24% of men, according to a study by Heriot-Watt University and the School for CEOs. And younger people were more prone to feeling like anContinue reading “Latinx Imposter Syndrome”

Latinx Community: Overcoming Generational Financial Trauma

Having enormous amounts of credit card and student loan debt, living paycheck to paycheck, or being unable to make car payments are more than just unfavorable occurrences in the Latinx Community. These life circumstances trigger financial trauma that can result in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms.  Money: A Latin Community Trauma It’s that intense anxiety, paranoia, and fearContinue reading “Latinx Community: Overcoming Generational Financial Trauma”

Two Mothers & Lil’ Libros

For Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein, two Hispanic mothers, children’s literature is more than just an educational resource. it’s a tool to celebrate inclusion, different cultures, and authenticity.  Courtesy: Los Angeles Times  Stein is an entrepreneur with more than 12 years in the industry, and Rodriguez is considered one of the most influential Latina leaders in the country.Continue reading “Two Mothers & Lil’ Libros”

A Pathway to Citizenship for Dreamers

Almost two dozen House Democrats are pushing on congressional leaders to include a pathway to citizenship not only for undocumented immigrants in their budget reconciliation measure but also for foreign citizens who grew up in the U.S. legally. Documented Dreamers  The lawmakers asked Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y.,Continue reading “A Pathway to Citizenship for Dreamers”

Mental Health of Latinx College Students

As college students tour their new campuses where they will study and learn following in-person instruction returning for many schools, some may require mental health assistance due to the increased or added stressors that come with adjusting to higher education. However, for some races and ethnicities, seeking help can be stigmatizing. “Growing up for me,Continue reading “Mental Health of Latinx College Students”

Latinas @ Olympics

Besides enduring never-ending hours of training at the highest levels, COVID-19 restrictions, and financial struggles, Latinas have made it to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Their empowering spirits and mottos will uplift anyone as they share their positivity with the world through their social media.  From a 21-year-old athlete who decided to become an archer afterContinue reading “Latinas @ Olympics”

Latinx College Enrollment

College enrollment is down due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the Latinx student population has taken a significant hit.  Spring 2021 undergraduate enrollment is down 5.9% from last year, according to the National Student Clearinghouse. Latinx registration was rising before the pandemic, and today it shows some of the most significant swings: A decrease of 1.9%Continue reading “Latinx College Enrollment”