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Mexican Culture In Southern California
Transcript of Mexican Culture In Southern California
Southern California Family
Religion Most important social unit Family includes all members Father is the head of the family Mother is the head of the house Family stability About 90% of Mexicans are Roman Catholic Church gives spiritual meaning to their culture Language Pedio Spanish Preserving their language within the family Slang is often used Things that dont work if you're trying to be bilingual dont repeat the word if they smile at each other when telling you "O" DOESN'T WORK "Pollo" "Huevos" Doing Business Clothing Speak very fast Men's attire
Very casual in a construction setting
jeans and a polo
dress pants with a sweater
a dress is appropriate shaking hands is polite enough language barrier Close distances Work hard and are very persistent Eye contact Construction point of view
1/5 of California's population is Hispanic
64% of these Hispanics are Mexican Sources By Bret Burge Summary
Family is most important
they pride their culture and language
casual dress is appropriate
know that they will work for just about anything
http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/5000/5237.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican_American http://www.cyborlink.com/besite/mexico.htm