I fit into the Hispanic community through the experiencing the culture first hand ,participating in traditions and planning to include my culture in my future. As hispanics we like to celebrate a lot, we celebrate some of the same holidays as other cultures. During Christmas time we make posadas which is half religious and half celebrating , we recreate Mary and Joseph’s pilgrimage to Bethlehem .When we finish with that part we start with the party half which we celebrate with food and piñatas. As Hispanics we really do believe in traditions, during christmas time we like to make big parties all our family and friends get together to celebrate we make some traditional food like tamales, punch ,buñuelos and many other food . We also have our own traditions, when I go to Mexico in the end of July we go to a celebration which is called Santana all the people
The military post of West Point introduced me to new friends of many religions, races and cultures. My fellow sixth graders taught me that everyone was unique and that every culture was special. One of my closest friends was named Lucas Sanchez, and he moved to West Point from Toledo, Spain. Other diverse friendships I created included Sydney Shannon, who comes from Irish and Korean backgrounds, and also my friend Jordan Baeza, who is both Hispanic and African
We are known for having the hottest sauce in the world. Mexico is also known for their regional music that is heard and liked by many people in the world. Soccer is my favorite sport. It contributes to my culture, identity because it shows my Mexican heritage. It is a big part of my life and also a big part of my Mexican culture, you may wonder why?
Exquisite food, breathtaking regions, and music that gives life to the dead. Yes, you guessed right ! I’m talking about beautiful Mexico. As a Mexican living in the United States, people, including myself, thought that I had missed out on a lot. However, what we didn’t know is that Mexican cultures and traditions travel and surpass any and every boundary.
I have a crush for Mexican’s I spent my last three years of high school and it was amazing, there is a lot to see and to do in Mexico, I actually improved a lot my Spanish because it’s the main language. And I have created the best friendships and I graduated with my best friends and I obtained the B.A.C ES beginning July 2015.
Religion is big in Mexico and according to gobalsecurity an online article, 88% of the population identified themselves as Roman Catholicism and 5 % of the population identified themselves as Protestants and Evangelicals. The values of the Mexican people are always around the family. Families are usually large in Mexico and are very conscious of the responsibilities to immediate family members and extended family such as cousins and even close friends. Whenever Mexicans host parties, they make visitors feel welcomed and comfortable which is a large part of the customs and values of the country. The Mexican people believe that any important decision within the family should be taken after all members in the family had their voice heard.
I believe that the mission of a student ambassador is to promote the vision, growth and quality of University of Maryland, by optimizing the experience of current students, prospective students and special guests. I would like to be a student ambassador primarily because I want to get more involved with the university; not to mention the positive impact it will have on my CV. I would also gain experience in public speaking, building friendships with fellow ambassadors and develop my leadership skills. Furthermore, this offers a responsibility that can be both challenging and extremely rewarding. As a student ambassador, I will actively participate, inspiring pride in Maryland University, upholding university’s reputation and serving as liaisons between students and administration.
Gonzalez explained in his poem how it feels to be Mexican and living in a world filled with just white faces. He opened a lot of eyes. He made many people who are from mexico to feel a lot comfortable about being Mexican in the United States. Making my parents one of them, they stand proud for many years. Encouraging others to be proud of their culture.
If you don?t know about Mexican culture then I will tell you. I?m going to talk about my culture and that is Mexican culture.Yes,I?m Mexican. I am proud to be Mexican.What I am going to tell you about my culture is my religion,food,events, music and dance.This is what we do.I am going to talk about all of them.And explain what they mean to us in my culture. The food of my culture is really important to us because it is what Mexican like and it relates us who we are.In Christmas Day we have to be with the family and play games.That day we eat tamales and atole.It is a Good time with the family.In November 30 or around December 5 we do some thing that it is call Rasca de reyes. It is a bread that Have a little baby Jesus hidden in the bread represents the flight of the Holy Family,fleeing from King Herod.In my culture , if a person get one they are reponsibility of hosting a dinner and providing tamales and atole to the guests.The food that we eat is chilaquiles,pozole,sopitos,tacos,vivria, Menudo,Chile,relleno,Enchilada,mole and alb?ndigas.That are my favorite one that I like in my culture.But yes they are more different type of food that we Have.But that is
It is so easy to draw conclusion before truly understating the meaning behind it all. When I think of fiesta, I immediately draw my own conclusion that it’s a celebration for a child’s birthday and Pina’s filled with candies. After reading this chapter, it was enlightened to know The Mexican Fiesta is a celebration for variety of occasions. The celebration includes, “historical events, Mexican Independence Days, honoring Catholic saints; as well as paying homage to special foods and crops found in particular region”. Per the Mexican Tourism, the yearly Fiesta held are between 500-600 a year.
Volunteers are needed in the dinner services by chopping up or cooking all the amounts of foods they need. Not only preparing it, but distributing it as well. Through simple ways of volunteering, it is a way to help one another through love. A way of knowing you are helping many people out there, and feeling good about it. One of the Core Community Staff expresses the way she sees service and what the Andre House has to offer by saying, “This is how I think of André House.
The International Summer Camps are very enlightening because they have allowed me to not only be healthy and take part in physical activity; but to embrace my culture, assist youth in acknowledging the importance of education, take part in team oriented workshops, and listen to key speakers that overcame great adversity. I have learned about the importance of assisting others and placing a grin on another person’s face, which is my primary motive for becoming a family practitioner. I have a desire to major in biology, minor in public health, and declare pre-med and I will continue to place forth my utmost effort as I embark on my