Friday, August 1, 2008

Hispanic Youth Trends and Issues


In a recent study conducted by our summer intern (Erica Hernandez) several Hispanic youth ages 15-18 were asked a series of questions about current issues and trends:

1. What social issues are important to you
Global warming
Going green and preserving the earth
2. What type of music do you listen to
R&B
Rock
3. Who are your favorite music artists
Taking Back Sunday
Mariah Carey
Selena
Chris Brown
The Jonas Brothers
Michael Jackson
Alicia Keys
Lil Wayne
4. What website do you visit most
Top-
Myspace
myYearbook

Runner Ups-
CNN
MSNBC
5. What are your favorite TV shows
Cartoons or programs designed for younger viewers
Reba
The Cosby Show
6. Who do you look up to
Family members (Parents and Grandparents in particular)
Church Leader/Pastor
Social Leader (Barack Obama)
7. What is your primary language
English
(Spanish learned at a later time)
8. What is the hottest brand right now
Hollister
Abercrombie & Fitch
Aeropostale
9. What is the hottest sneaker
Nike Air Forces
Vans
Jordans
10. How do you spend your free time
Computer/Internet
Being with friends and family
Music
11. How important is family to you
Number one priority
(In some cases second to God)


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1 comment:

Matt said...

Which study did this come from? I'm curious in reading it!

-Matt