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Reading and Berks Hispanic Center and Latino Community Study By Lillian Escobar-Haskins, George F. Haskins
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This document is a study of the Hispanic Center of Reading and Berks County, PA and the role it serves. It presents a profile of the Latino community in Berks County, a historical overview, and... More > analyses of its major issues and concerns. However, it is primarily a study that focuses on the Hispanic Center of Reading and Berks and how this organization can best serve the Latino community. The study was commissioned by the Wyomissing Foundation of Berks County, Inc.< Less
Proceedings of the VII Graduate Student Conference 2010, UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese: Transnationality in the Luso-Hispanic World By UCLA Department of Spanish & Portuguese Graduate Student Conference
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This volume features selected works from the VII UCLA Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Student Conference, “Transnationality in the Luso-­‐Hispanic World,” held on April 29-30,... More > 2010 at the University of California, Los Angeles. Spanning the disciplines of literature, film and linguistics the articles included apply the concept of transnationality both literally and figuratively, offering a fresh and innovative understanding of this topic and its relation to the studies of Luso-Hispanic cultures and languages. The authors embrace not only Portugal, Brazil, Spain and Latin America but also the United States and even Lebanon in their explorations of how cultures, relations, traditions and languages are maintained in spite of national borders.< Less
Addressing Health Disparities: Is There a Role for Private Payers In Reducing the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes Among U.S. Hispanics? By Susan Helm-Murtagh
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The successful resolution of the overall problem of racial and ethnic health disparities, whether measured by prevalence or incidence, and regardless of the target population or the target disease,... More > will require the involvement of and action by all health care system stakeholders – payers, providers, members, communities, the government, agencies, and foundations. Health plans are in a unique position to influence the majority of these players, through advocacy, strategies, interventions, incentives, partnerships, policies, and programs. This study presents a series of best and promising practices for health plans to take to begin to address racial and ethnic health disparities.< Less
Addressing Health Disparities: Is There a Role for Private Payers In Reducing the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes Among U.S. Hispanics? By Susan Helm-Murtagh
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The successful resolution of the overall problem of racial and ethnic health disparities, whether measured by prevalence or incidence, and regardless of the target population or the target disease,... More > will require the involvement of and action by all health care system stakeholders – payers, providers, members, communities, the government, agencies, and foundations. Health plans are in a unique position to influence the majority of these players, through advocacy, strategies, interventions, incentives, partnerships, policies, and programs. This study presents a series of best and promising practices for health plans to take to begin to address racial and ethnic health disparities.< Less
Latinos in the Lehigh Valley: The Dynamics and Impact of this Growing and Changing Population By George F. Haskins, Editor, Lillian Escobar-Haskins
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This report presents a quantitative and qualitative analysis of Latino residents in the Lehigh Valley. It includes a comprehensive demographic profile, an expanded examination of the educational and... More > economic status of Latinos in the region and an assessment of Latino entrepreneurship and consumer buying power. It also offers a historical perspective that traces the Latino community’s evolution from a primarily Mexican, then Puerto Rican population; to the widely diverse population it is today.< Less
Latinos in the Lehigh Valley: The Dynamics and Impact of this Growing and Changing Population By Lillian Escobar-Haskins, George F. Haskins, Editor
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This report presents a quantitative and qualitative analysis of Latino residents in the Lehigh Valley. It includes a comprehensive demographic profile, an expanded examination of the educational and... More > economic status of Latinos in the region and an assessment of Latino entrepreneurship and consumer buying power. It also offers a historical perspective that traces the Latino community’s evolution from a primarily Mexican, then Puerto Rican population; to the widely diverse population it is today.< Less
Designing for Generation Ñ By April Reyes
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This dissertation examines observations and interest in the importance of understanding what drives the Hispanic market as far as graphic design is concerned. The research and results illustrate the... More > design components which appeal to differing Hispanic segments. It gives specific results and details of how to target the Hispanic demographic. The study analyzes various forms of print advertisements to find current trends for this increasing and highly influential group. The main motivation was to develop ways to interpret design patterns in order to become a successful designer when stereotypes seem to be commonly known. The author covers preferences regarding color schemes, font options and overall design layouts. The observations and data will give you, the viewer, more of an insight to what this particular group of consumers is demanding.< Less
Designing for Generation Ñ By April Reyes
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This dissertation examines observations and interest in the importance of understanding what drives the Hispanic market as far as graphic design is concerned. The research and results illustrate the... More > design components which appeal to differing Hispanic segments. It gives specific results and details of how to target the Hispanic demographic. The study analyzes various forms of print advertisements to find current trends for this increasing and highly influential group. The main motivation was to develop ways to interpret design patterns in order to become a successful designer when stereotypes seem to be commonly known. The author covers preferences regarding color schemes, font options and overall design layouts. The observations and data will give you, the viewer, more of an insight to what this particular group of consumers is demanding.< Less
Latinos in Mercer County: A Reflection of the Changing Latino Population in the Northeast By Lillian Escobar-Haskins, George F. Haskins
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This study presents a demographic profile of the Latino population in Mercer County, NJ, which includes the communities of Trenton, Princeton and East Windsor/Hightstown. It shows its evolution from... More > a primarily Puerto Rican population to a widely diverse Latino population; offers analyses of its major issues and concerns; and presents a set of recommendations regarding the question "What must happen for the Latino community to move forward in Mercer County."< Less
Aztec Rising By Velia Calderòn
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This is the first edition of Aztec Rising. This poetry book was inspired by some of the events that have transpired in my life and the lives of others over the last 15 years.