March 2020

Farm Workers need protection now!

Grower silence a week after UFW urges real steps to protect farm workers Nearly all local, state and federal shelter-in-place orders exempt farm workers as “essential” employees. The overwhelming response farm workers express to this news, including on the UFW’s popular social media platforms, is anger: “Now they think we’re essential.”     Message from […]

How much will Americans get paid by Coronavirus stimulus bill?

Most adults will get checks of $1,200 per person and $3,400 per family of 4 in the massive coronavirus stimulus bill. The final package is likely to be sent to the House, today on Wednesday. If you feel it’s not enough, see below for a petition. We’ll keep updating with more details. Please come back. […]

[watch] Latinas in Biotech

In this webinar, 4 Latinas shared their experience building a career in STEM and working in the Biotech industry. You should not take a no for an answer, find your tech mentor and follow your dreams. See video:   About: Latinas in Tech is a non-profit organization that aims to empower Latinas working in Technology […]

[watch] DJ Nice quarantine party @ Instagram Live

The best watch-parties right now are by DJ D-NICE! Instagram’s largest video was last Sunday. See 2 amazing videos that summarized amazing experience! As Americans stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic, DJ D-Nice is determined to bring a dance party to everyone. He is hosting daily events he calls “Homeschool at Club Quarantine.” Did you […]

Hand Washing is Better than Hand Sanitizers

Did you know washing hands with soap and water is the best way to get rid of germs in most situations? See video below. Sanitizers do not get rid of all types of germs. Source: CDC, Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives   1. Sanitizers can quickly reduce the number of germs on hands in many […]

[watch] Confronting Coronavirus — A PBS NewsHour Special

EVERYONE should watch this video from PBS TV, which aired last Thursday evening. PBS NewsHour aired “Confronting Coronavirus: A PBS NewsHour Special” on PBS stations aon Thursday, March 19, starting at 8 p.m. LEARN what health precautions everyone should take, as well as the pandemic’s economic impact. The special will feature interviews with officials, dispatches […]

Is it safe for Mexico travel, and Latin America?

Update: We don’t recommend travel to Mexico, and Latin America, even though it’s not banned, yet. Updated: March 23, 2020. 7pm. As you know, many on Facebook are spreading RUMORS. Watch out! Please do not believe any Corona virus information on Facebook! What’s the smart Solution? Visit CDC official website. Here’s 2 links to its […]

[exhibit] In the Fields of the North: En los Campos del Norte // Los Altos

EVENT CANCELLED. Mar 19, 2020 – Jun 21, 2020 Los Altos History Museum 51 So. San Antonio Road Los Altos, CA 94022. About: Los Altos History Museum’s new exhibition chronicles the lives of contemporary migrant farm workers, on display March 19 through June 21. “In the Fields of the North / En los Campos del […]

[free] Latinas & Libros // San Jose

POSTPONED. Tue, March 17, 2020 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT San José State University 1 Washington Sq Diaz Compean Student Union Meeting Room 3 San Jose, CA 95192.   About: In collaboration with the SJSU Chicanx/Latinx Student Success Center, we are so excited to bring together local Latina authors, students, and the community at […]

[postponed] Laff Ur Blues Away // San Jose

Experience Latino comedy with Blues music! Hosted by Danny Cruzz Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 3 PM – 4:30 PM San Jose Improv Comedy Club 62 S 2nd St, San Jose, California 95113. Showtime- 3pm, Doors Open 2pm. $25.00 – $75.00 Ages 18+ Get your Tickets Now @ Improv.com or 408 280-7475 Video:   About: […]

Latino Heritage night @ Warriors // SF

Photos & videos below performances from Batala SF, Mariachi Media Luna, Inessence and Tito Puente Jr.! See NBA’s new Mexican player – Juan Toscano-Anderson! March 5th, 7:30pm, SF. 1 Warriors Way San Francisco, CA 94158. Latino Community Foundation is thrilled to partner with The Warriors to celebrate Latino Heritage Night at the Chase Center on […]