I recently discovered Project Enye, a multi-platform media team committed to telling the stories of first generation Latinos with parents from Spanish speaking countries. Project Enye founder Denise Soler Cox aims to empower first-generation U.S. Latinos and raise awareness on issues surrounding Latino identity. One of her blog posts entitled “Am I Latina Enough?” addresses the inner conflict faced by Latinas as they become more Amercian culturally while struggling for acceptance in their local communities. Immigrant communities often are comprised of individuals belonging to different races, cultures and economic circumstances. On top of that, there are differences in terms of stages of assimilation — first, second, and third generation, citizen versus non-citizen, ability to speak different languages (or not). What might superficially appear to be a cohesive community [Read more…] about On Being American – What Is Enough ?