Latino youth

Latino Children: The Future of the City of Charlotte

Article was first published in Charlotte Agenda. The face of Charlotte is changing. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, there are nearly 41,000 students that speak a different language than English at home, with Spanish being in the top five. Hispanics make up 23% of CMS enrollment for the year and are the fastest-growing demographic. Eighteen schools are more […]

Love & Sacrifice: What it’s (Really) Like for Latino Families Living in the U.S.

By: Dennis Sanchez Founder, Marcar Visions Marketing & Los Compadres, Modern Caballeros Many people ask me, “why do you put so much time and effort in the Latino community?” Others ask me, “What’s in it for you?” And my favorite, “Why do you spend so much time on something that’s not going to make you […]

Make 2013 the year to make a difference in a child’s life

As adults and parents, when we consider how to make an impact on a child’s life we’re typically either thinking of our own children or close family members and friends. I know I do. But it’s not only those that are closest to us that matter- we all have to collectively support our youth as […]

Los Tweens & Teens Supports Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America

    It’s Hispanic Heritage Month– a special time to drive support for Latino youth- Adults mentors VAMOS!!   It’s great when your life comes full circle in a positive way. When I started my career in Public Relations I interned at a Miami agency whose non-profit client was Big Brothers Big Sisters of America […]