More than a survey of contemporary policy debates, the bilingual, two-part film offers first-hand perspectives on key challenges facing Latino high school students and their families, educators, and community leaders. Presented over two nights, the film follows six teenagers — three girls and three boys — each with their own unique obstacles to overcome. Ruiz founded Quiet Pictures in to produce independent documentary projects at the intersection of journalism and film. He was born in Guanajuato, Mexico and grew up in Brooklyn in a household where education was a frequent topic of conversation — his mother has been a teacher of high-school Spanish for nearly 40 years.
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Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. A new wave of Latin artists is marking its territory in the entertainment industry with fresh musical ideas and unique flows. From new Regional Mexican gems to the rising pop-urban generation, check out 22 teen artists, including Billboard chart-topper Junior H and Latin Grammy nominee Angela Aguilar , already changing the game. In the span of five years, the Spanish phenomenon has already collaborated with artists such as MYA and Abraham Mateo. At the 19th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, she also received a nomination for best new artist. Following the footsteps of her father Pepe Aguilar and grandparents Antonio Aguilar and Flor Silvestre, Angela keeps true to her Mexican folk and ranchera essence.
Social Determinants and Eliminating Disparities in Teen Pregnancy
Jason Mero, 18, headed off to Brown University this fall proudly staking claim to his Latinx heritage, ever mindful that the sacrifices his immigrant parents made opened the doors of the Ivy League to him. Born in Queens, New York, to parents who emigrated from Ecuador 30 years ago, Mero would ruminate with his family growing up about the challenges facing an American with Hispanic roots: how to deal with a more hostile environment against Latinos, and how to assert his U. So they were doing that for my safety and to protect me. But even so, these conversations have shown me that I'm still proud of being Hispanic, even though it's being frowned upon by other people. That stream of adolescent Latinos coming of age in the U.
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