Diversity amongst teachers in K-12 education is significantly low in the United States. The teachers found in K-12 schools are predominantly white and diversity is often not found in schools. However, the racial diversity amongst K-12 students is slightly more balanced, and is even expected to increase in the U.S.
Health and Society
As Latino people comprise an increasing proportion of the United States population, it is more and more pressing that non-Latino people understand who these people are, where they come from, and what role they play in our modern society. Latinos make up the largest minority group in the U.S. at around 58 million people, or 18% of the country’s population.
Throughout Pittsburgh there are numerous organizations whose mission is to work towards total equity in one aspect of life or another. An example of this is Casa San José, where mission of Casa San José is to empower Latinos “by promoting integration and self-sufficiency.” Specifically, Casa San José works to make Pittsburgh an equitable community for Latinos.
La pregunta de si puede y debe indigenizarse el derecho internacional está en el centro de mi investigación en curso y, en ese sentido, este corto artículo presentará los aspectos más relevantes del itinerario epistemológico y metodológico que sigue mi exploración. El objetivo de mi investigación es presentar críticamente la trayectoria con la que el derecho occidental en general y el derecho internacional en particular han construido doctrinas legales en relación con los derechos de los pueblos indígenas.
The Dominican Republic made headlines about it’s beaches this week-- and it wasn’t for it’s miles of pristine tropical white-sand beaches. It was for waves upon waves of trash that had engulfed Montesinos Beach in the capital, Santo Domingo. The government deployed hundreds of city workers with help from volunteers to tackle the ecological mess.