Monthly archives for May, 2007

Fifth Annual Hip-Hop Odyssey International Film Festival

The evidence of hip-hop’s international influence is undeniable when browsing the 80 films from more than 10 countries that make up this year’s Hip-Hop Odyssey International Film Festival. H2O’s cinematic representatives from Africa (HipLife: Hip-Hop in Ghana) join homegrown legends (Wu: The Story of the Wu-Tang) and all-city graf artists (Inside Tats CRU). Nine panel…

Elite Colleges Open New Door to Low-Income Youths

For the article and a photo and audio essay more click unto: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/27/education/27grad.html

Hispanic Presidential Candidate Confronts Immigration

Governor Bill Richardson says present policy proposal on immigration is not compassionate enough. For more information click onto: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/24/us/politics/24richardson.html?ex=1337745600&en=0520de7c8c131f0a&ei=5124&partner=permalink&exprod=permalink

Next Gen Leadership: Latino Leadership Circle Begins Discussion on Launching a New Leadership Cohort

Yesterday the Latino Leadership Circle (LLC) met with some graduates of the ACTS Leadership Program to discuss the development of a new LLC cohort targeting younger leaders. Rev. Orlando Crespo and Rev. David Ramos were present facilitating the meeting. While yet in its nascent stage those who attended gave a solid nod to the creation…

Narrative Psychology

This article explores the link between individual’s personal narratives and its impact on well being.  Possessing an operational knowledge in narrative psychology is foundational prior to attempting to wrap oneself around discussions in narrative theology.  For the more information go to: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/22/health/psychology/22narr.html?ex=1337486400&en=d7a067c7ab02026e&ei=5124&partner=permalink&exprod=permalink

New Breed of Evangelicals Shift the Issues to be Emphasized

This is an excellent article that looks at the new evangelical "players" and how they are impacting the public policy dialogs.  To read the full article click on: NY Times Article

Will Gentrification Spoil the Birthplace of Hip-Hop?

Read David Gonzalez’s article that explores how new shifts in the housing market are impacting the unique birthplace of hip-hop. To read the complete article go to: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/21/nyregion/21citywide.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

Latino Leadership Circle at Princeton

Several members of the Latino Leadership Circle (LLC) were at at Princeton Theological Seminary (David’s old Alma Mater) this past weekend for a strategic retreat. During our breaks we’ve been had an opportunity to check in, walk around, go to Starbucks and wax philosophical :~ We’d like to thank Rev. Gabriel Salguero and The Hispanic…

U.S. Minority Population Tops 100 Million: Hispanics Largest and Fastest-Growing Ethnic Group, Census Bureau Reports

Hispanics are the largest and fastest ethnic group in the U.S. For more information click unto: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/18715129/ 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the End of Life

“The end of life is not to be happy. The end of life is not to achieve pleasure and avoid pain. The end of life is to do the will of God come what may.” Martin Luther King, Jr. November 6, 1956