MEXICAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL HALL OF FAME

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Sandra Calles, PhD

Dr. Sandra Calles is a psychologist, educator, life coach, mentor and activist. Her passion is to advocate for causes she believes in, teach about mental health topics, and guide others, so they may achieve success in their personal and career endeavors.

She has over 11 years of experience as a mental health professional having worked at various mental health facilities. Most recently she was a therapist at Los Angeles Harbor College at the Life Skills Center. While at Harbor College, she helped many students overcome emotional obstacles so they could transfer to universities and meet their career goals. She devotes her personal and professional life to political causes, and activities that promote mental health, women’s issues, the empowerment of Latinas through education, business ownership, financial literacy and political engagement. Dr. Sandra is a graduate of California State University, Dominguez Hills, earning both a BA in Human Services and an MA in Clinical Psychology. She earned her doctorate from Saybrook University in Psychology, where she developed a treatment modality from her research on survivors of sudden cardiac death. The treatment plan known as PROSPER, is an acronym detailing a healing plan that can be applied to survivors of various traumas and is the underpinning for the work she does with her clients..... Continue Reading

2015 Annual Report on Mexican American Professionals

News from the 2015 American Community Service shows good increases in the numbers of Mexican Americans attending college, achieving educational attainment, and holding jobs in industries including science, management, and business.

• Mexican American college enrollment increased from 18.7% to 18.9% between 2014 and 2015
• Graduate or professional degree attainment among Mexican Americans rose from 2.9% to . . . → Read More: 2015 Annual Report on Mexican American Professionals

Low Graduate Enrollment For 2014 Continues

By Humberto Gutierrez
Edited by Kristen House

The 2014 American Community Survey shows low enrollment numbers for Mexican American students in the 2014-2015 school year.

In 2013, graduate and/or professional degree achievement rate was 11.2% of the total population but only 2.8% of Mexican Americans. In 2014, the graduate and/or professional degree achievement rate grew to 11.4% of the . . . → Read More: Low Graduate Enrollment For 2014 Continues

Mexican-American-Proarchive.com Shows A Very Low Percentage Of Mexican Americans In Graduate School For 2013

Only 2.8 percent of Mexican American college graduates move on to get a graduate or professional degree, and worse for foreign-born Mexican Americans: only 1.5 percent of that group goes on to get a graduate degree or certificate.

Mexican-American-Proarchive.com releases the troublesome educational attainment figures for the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey for the year 2013.

Although the . . . → Read More: Mexican-American-Proarchive.com Shows A Very Low Percentage Of Mexican Americans In Graduate School For 2013

Mexican-American-Proarchive.Com Is Proud To Announce The Best Occupations For Mexican American Professionals During This Decade

Mexican American Pro Archives (http://www.mexican-american-proarchive.com) is proud to announce the best occupations for Mexican American professionals during this decade.

The U.S. Bureaus of Labor Statistics has listed occupations with the largest job growth. This data as compared with the latest American Community Survey for 2012 shows the following results.

Here is a selected list of professional workers with . . . → Read More: Mexican-American-Proarchive.Com Is Proud To Announce The Best Occupations For Mexican American Professionals During This Decade

Mexican American Professionals Finally Have An Online Home

Mexican American Pro Archives website, mexican-american-proarchive.com, is dedicated to sharing articles and pertinent information on “the silent minority.”

SAN FRANCISCO, May 3, 2009 – Lack of centralized information on “the silent minority” inspired, Humberto Gutierrez, to establish mexican-american-proarchive.com as a resource dedicated to tracking the progress of Mexican American Professionals in the U.S.

The . . . → Read More: Mexican American Professionals Finally Have An Online Home