Lideramos Blog

MESSAGE FOR THE WEBSITE, UPDATE FROM THE BOARD

MESSAGE FOR THE WEBSITE, UPDATE FROM THE BOARD

Dear LIDERAMOS Friends, As you may know, earlier this year we announced the selection of Angela Mictlanxochitl Anderson Guerrero, PHD, MPP, to serve as the inaugural Executive Director. With over 25 years of experience in community engagement, policy, research, and...

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Even Babies Discriminate…

Even Babies Discriminate…

(Excerpt: Article written by: Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman) At the Children's Research Lab at the University of Texas, a database is kept on thousands of families in the Austin area who have volunteered to be available for scholarly research. In 2006 Birgitte...

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Water Finds a Way – and We Should Too

Water Finds a Way – and We Should Too

By Dr. Kathleen Allen In May of this year I spent some time on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota.  We had a wet spring in this part of the country and lots of late snowfall in higher elevations. As a result, the high volume of water coming off the...

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Latino Identity Politics is Less of a Burden

Latino Identity Politics is Less of a Burden

By David Conde Identity Politics is a term that has been defined “as a tendency of people sharing a particular racial, religious, ethnic, social or cultural identity to form exclusive political alliances, instead of engaging in traditional-based party politics, or...

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Serving Justice Through Leadership

Serving Justice Through Leadership

As we reflect on the last few years, the scale of global injustice can sometimes feel overwhelming and even paralyzing. It’s clear that the world is in desperate need of a new leadership paradigm—a model that takes an inside-out approach, giving leaders tools to better understand themselves as leaders and to develop a higher capacity for supporting passion and purpose among those they lead.

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It’s time for a National Anthem for Latinos

It’s time for a National Anthem for Latinos

Way back in 1919 the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) adopted the song “Lift every voice and sing” as the Black national anthem. Since that time, the song has inspired hope and faith.

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