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Leaders Speak: Jose and Mayra Humphreys of Metro Hope Community Church

Rev. Jose and Dr. Mayra Humphreys members of Latino Leadership Circle and Pastors of Metro Hope Church in Harlem were interviewed on FaithStreet. Faith Street sat down with with Jose and Mayra Humphreys, pastors at Metro Hope Church. We had a stirring discussion about Metro Hope, how Jose and Mayra challenge people to develop roots…

What is a Leader?

I had the pleasure of attending a good friend’s ordination last Sunday, Rev. Rafael Reyes III.  I later had the opportunity of asking his father Rev. Rafael Reyes II, Superintendent of the Spanish District of the Assemblies of God, what was his definition of a leader. -Luis

US Interventions in Latin America

Division of Church and Society, the Latin@ Caucus, Students for Peace & Justice Presents US Interventions in Latin America -  What is the relationship between the vilification of unions and worker movements in the US, the democratic social movements in North African and the Middle East, and the historic and ongoing US  interventions in Latin America?…

ACTS – Urban Youth Leadership Training Registration is now Open!

  The Latino Leadership Circle in partnership with Street 2 Street, God Belongs in My City, Urban Kingdom Youth Ministries, BattelCry and American Bible Society is conducting this dynamic program designed to equip youth leaders, ministers and volunteers. The program provides cutting edge training for those involved on the front lines of Urban Ministry. Sessions…

NCLR Calls Senate “DREAM Act” Vote a Moral and Political Travesty

December 18, 2010 Washington, DC—NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States, today called the U.S. Senate’s rejection of the “DREAM Act” “a moral and political travesty” for the Latino community and our country. The bill, which received long-awaited action in both the House…

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The Latino Vote in the 2010 Elections

November 3, 2010 Tuesday's midterm elections were historic for Hispanics. For the first time ever, three Latino candidates — all of them Republicans — won top statewide offices. In New Mexico, voters elected the nation's first Latina governor, Republican Susana Martinez. In Nevada, Republican Brian Sandoval won the governor's race and became Nevada's first Hispanic…

What’s the Narrative About Your Leadership?

By Brook Manville (Larry Prusak, Brook Manville, and Tom Davenport are at work on a book on judgment and how to cultivate it as an organizational, not just individual, strength. Over the next few months, we'll each be authoring posts in this blog to test-drive ideas and invite input as the research progresses.) In my…

Latino Pastoral Action Center is hosting a Faith and Public Policy lecture at Union Theological Seminary

Please join us on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm, at Union Theological Seminary for a dialogue with Adolfo Carrion, Jr., HUD Regional Administrator for N.Y. and N.J. The dialogue will be on “Faith and Public Policy.” Union Theological Seminary is located at 3041 Broadway at 121st Street, New York, N.Y. 10027.

Internship Opportunties at El Museo del Barrio

Each Spring, Summer and Fall El Museo encourages personal development by offering enriching internships to promising students and youth. El Museo del Barrio, New York's leading Latino cultural institution, welcomes visitors of all backgrounds to discover the artistic landscape of Latino, Caribbean, and Latin American cultures. Their richness is represented in El Museo's wide-ranging collections…

President Obama Signs Executive Order on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

In a ceremony in the East Room of the White House today, President Obama signed an Executive Order to renew and enhance the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics so that it better serves communities across the country by engaging them in the process of improving the education of Latino students. Among the…