Monthly archives for July, 2005

“Hispanic Home Ownership at a Crossroads”

Follow this link to an article in the Pasadena Star about the state of Hispanic housing in America.  It’s written by Reverend Luis Cortes, President of Esperanza USA. jose h.

Blogging Community

by Luis Alvarez I finally got the nerve to do my first post. Quite frankly I was avoiding it. I’ve always felt blogging in its most significant form involved some type of self disclosure and to some extent making a piece of your journal public. For the last couple of months I wasn’t really keen…

Mr. Bailey

Mr. Bailey By David Ramos On Saturday my wife Gigi and I decided to go out to eat breakfast so we went to a local spot to experience the joys of being served hot coffee and all the morning rituals that breakfast affords us. While we were there we couldn’t help but notice an old…

Latino Pastoral Action Center Conducts Citywide Conference

The Latino Pastoral Action Center Conducts Citywide Conference By David Ramos On Wednesday, July 13, 2005, the Latino Pastoral Action Center (LPAC) conducted a citywide conference entitled, The Role of Character and Leadership in Community Development; the Rev. Dr. A.R. Bernard, Senior Pastor of the Christian Cultural Center (CCC) was its keynote speaker. Rev. Dr….

The Soul’s Country

The Soul’s CountryBy David Ramos “And the Lord called unto Adam, and said unto him, “Where are you?” Genesis 3:9 “Now the Lord had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I will shew thee.” Genesis 12:1 “Where are you?”…

“Send the Elevator Down.”

“Send the Elevator Down.” By David Ramos I had lunch today with my dear brother the Rev. Luis Alvarez, he will one day be Rev. Dr. Luis Alvarez, and then again be the Rev. Dr. Bishop Luis Alvarez. He will probably kill me for that but that’s the way I see it. In our conversation…