Dolores Clara Fernandez Huerta was born on April 10, 1930 in Dawson, New Mexico. Huerta is an American labor leader, civil rights activists, and was the co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association. Huerta’s father, Juan Fernandez, was a miner and a farm worker and later became the State Assemblyman of New Mexico. At an early age her parents divorced. Huerta lived most of her years with her mother, Alicia Chavez, and two brothers in Stockton, California. Huerta’s mother worked two jobs to provide for her family. Huerta would take music lessons and dance lessons. She was also a Girl Scout and won second place in a national essay contest. At school, Huerta encountered racism because of her background. She was accused numerous times of stealing other student’s work due to the teacher believing she was
Selena Quintanilla was a very successful “Tex-Mex” singer, who, from the beginning of her life to the end of it, had an extraordinary life. After one time of singing to her father, a band was created and she was put into the singing world. Since that day, many journeys occurred. She has performed in many places like Mexico and Texas. She even got married and won a Grammy. Though, after a tragic murder ending her life, Selena will always be remembered as the first successful female Tejano singer.
Selena Quintanilla Perez was an idol in the Mexican American world. She was an empowering and was about to become for famous in the United States but was tragically shot before it could happen. The person who was accused of First-Degree murder was a woman called Yolanda Saldivar. Saldivar is the founder and president of the Selena Fan club and the manager of one of Selena’s boutiques. In early March of 1995, there was a meeting between Selena, Saldivar, and Selena’s family about a money situation. They noticed that money was missing from the boutique and they knew that Saldivar took the money. Later that month, Selena went to meet Saldivar at a hotel because she thought Saldivar was going to pay her back the money she owed. When she realized it was a trap, it was too late. Employees noticed Selena running away but was fatally shot with a bullet that pierced through her lung.
Jenny Dolores Rivera Saavedra, better known as Jenni Rivera was born in Long Beach, California on July 2, 1969. Jenni Rivera is daughter of, singer and composer, Pedro Rivera and Rosa Saavedra, and sister of Lupillo Rivera, Juan Rivera, Gustavo Rivera and Rosie Rivera. Jenni is better known as a Mexican-American singer.
SelenaBy: Anna MastMost people have heard of the famous Mexican-American singer Selena. She did so many tremendous things, influenced so many people, and made such a big impact in the music industry. Selena mainly focused on Mexican music when she first started. She did not always stick to her Mexican culture and Mexican music though. This is the story and background of Selena Quintanilla-Perez.Selena learned about music from a young age. Her father was part of a group called The Dinos. He has always loved music and wanted to be in that band forever. One day while Selena was playing with her siblings and some of the neighborhood kids she heard her dad playing the guitar. She stopped playing the game and went over to her dad. When Selena walked over her dad was
Selena Quintanilla-Perez was a talented Mexican-American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, and fashion designer. On top of her career, she had respect, and was admired as a great role model by Mexican Americans. The “Queen of Tejano” music, her contributions to music and fashion made her one of the most celebrated Mexican-American entertainers of the late 20th century. Billboard magazine named her the “Top Latin Artist of the 90s” and then “Best Selling Latin Artist of the decade”. Selena ranks among the most influential Latin artists of all time and is credited for catapulting a music genre into the mainstream market. Even though Selena was murdered, she achieved many great things throughout her lifetime. She is remembered today for her wonderful accomplishments. Selena was one of many Mexican-Americans to achieve crossover success with her music to become a global artist.
As a Freshman Student at Arizona State University, Zsaia is pursuing an Undergraduate Business Degree with a concentration
Maya Lin is a designer and artist that came to fame when she was 21 because she submitted her design in for the Vietnam Memorial Museum and won. She graduated from Yale University and started making sketches for the Museum. She did not expect to win because many of the best architects and artists from around the world were entering their designs in as well. Not only did she design the Vietnam Memorial Museum but she also designed the Civil Rights Museum as well. She received her Master of Architecture degree in1986. She also received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1981. Not only did she receive those degrees but she has also been awarded honorary doctorate degrees from Yale University, Harvard University, Williams College, and Smith College.
Some students tend to forget their teachers when they are done with school. Melissa Hoebee, a teacher who currently teaches in Southern Middle School, shares about her life in teaching and life experiences from her childhood to today. She chose to be a teacher because she wanted to help people learn in school. These life experiences and events before in her childhood helped her become the teacher she is today.
This case involved Giselle Hernandez being a danger to herself. Hernandez was transported to the Exodus Urgent Care Center, where she was placed on a WIC 5150 hold.
Ms. Cardiello is a 40 year old individual, who was born in Manhattan and raised in Franklin Square. She graduated from a joint high school, Carey and Sewanhaka high school in 1992. She continued her education at Nassau Community College where she obtained an Associate in Liberal Arts. She indicated following her degree from Nassau she received an academic scholarship to Dowling College where she graduated in 1996 with a degree in psychology and a teaching certification. She indicated that she has not had a stable work because she has been in court for many years and it has affected her ability to work full time. Ms. Cardiello reported that currently working full time at a parochial school as a kindergarten teacher.
I, Karina Rodriguez, I’m a family friend from the Perez Since 2001, Ana Cristina Perez has devote her whole life for her children providing them with love, food, shelter, medicine, and tuition payment for Arturo’s education. The divorce was hard on him, but thanks to the unconditional love and support that his other provides, he is be able to move on with a normal teenage live. Even though his is older than 18 years old, he needs to moral and mental support that his mother provides on everyday activities; economically speaking, he does not pay for food or rent while living with is mother, she pays for his cell phone, cable, and also helps with some his school expenses for materials and project. The family bound in between the Perez family is
MARIA LIU: Stressful. It`s really overwhelming because you know in your heart that somebody is wrongfully convicted.
Lisa Benton, received her Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School; while attending she worked as an assistant to the president of Right-Away Stores. She succeeded in her role and was the first woman in the company to become a manager. The President of Right-Away Stores was satisfied and delighted with Benton's performance that he "offered her a full-time position upon graduation, as well as part-time consulting during her second year at HBS" (Lisa Benton, 1994). Upon graduation she had to make a job choice between being a director of marketing at Right-Away or an assistant product manager at Houseworld's Home Care Division. Lisa Benton accepted the offer from Houseworld's Home Care Division as their product manager in hopes of "receiving classical marketing training in a structured environment from an industry leader" (Lisa Benton, 1994). Once in the position, she met her Product Manager Deborah Linton and Associate Product Manager, Ron Scoville; she did not receive a warm welcome and throughout her time working with them she regretted not accepting Right-Away Stores offer.
How you, as a social worker, might interpret the needs of Paula Cortez, the client, through the two cultural lenses you selected.