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The Cultural Impact of Hispanics in Tennessee: Latino 101 By Dr. Loida C. Velázquez. Goal: To inform workshop participants about this ethnic group culture, values, and customs in order to create a safe and respectful space for their interactions. Agenda. The Latinization of the South
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Goal: To inform workshop participants about this ethnic group culture, values, and customs in order to create a safe and respectful space for their interactions.
The Latinization of the South
The Latino Sociological and Legal Profile
The Latino impact on the region
Recommendations for Cultural Sensitive Relationships
Limits of census information
De buena vecindad
Unidos nos tendrá eternamente
Por nuestra libertad
Por nuestra lealtad
Debemos de vivir gloriosamente
Un símbolo de paz
Anuncia el porvenir
De todo el continente Americano
Fuerza de optimismo
Fuerza de hermandad
Será este canto de Buena voluntad
Argentina, Brasil y Bolivia
Colombia, Chile y Ecuador
Uruguay, Paraguay, Venezuela
Guatemala y El Salvador
Costa Rica, Haití y Nicaragua
Honduras y Panamá
Norteamérica, México y Perú
Puerto Rico, Cuba y Canadá
Son hermanos soberanos de la libertad
Son hermanos soberanos de la libertad.America or the United States?
La Canción de las Américas
Limited knowledge of culture and customs
Multiple problems: housing, food, health, home sickness, schooling for children
Desperate for a job
Large family back home expecting support
Better education level
Speaks fluent English
More community involvement
Acquiring dominant culture values
Giving up language and values of culture of originProfile of the Average Latino Immigrant
A process of giving up the values and customs of the culture of origin and adopting values and customs of the dominant culture.
Why is slower for Latinos?
Most Euro-American & Highly Acculturated Latinos
Nature to be used and controlled for man’s needs.
Limited expression of feelings
Religion separate & apart from culture.
Dualistic linear thinking.
Time is specific.
Learn best thorough description
Accepts the viewpoint of similar cultures.
Latinos & Most Ethnic MinoritiesNature as an equal and integral part of man’s existence.
Extended kinship family.
Open expression of feelings
Religion permeates the culture
Holistic non-linear thinking.
Time is relative.
Learn best by doing.
Accepts the viewpoint of different cultures.