Entries by Bernadette Sanchez

How Adults Can Step Up in Youth Social Activism

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Racial discrimination and ethnic identity in Latina/o youth

Screen Shot 2013-01-17 at 4.26.19 PMby Bernadette Sanchez

Ali Mroczkowski, my student, and I recently published a study on the roles of adult racial discrimination and ethnic identity in Latina/o youth’s perception of the economic value of education (Mroczkowski & Sánchez, 2015). The youth in … Read the rest

Overcoming cultural mistrust in youth mentoring relationships

by Bernadette Sánchez, PhD.

Adolescents of color report experiencing racial discrimination by adults, and they report increasing levels of discrimination as they get older (Greene, Way, & Pahl, 2006). These chronic experiences … Read the rest