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Latino Heritage Month // KQED TV

Latino Heritage Month // KQED TV

Experience the #1 LATINO TV programs! Latino Heritage month is celebrated every September on KQED TV Let’s empower ourselves with our rich Latino heritage via these powerful documentaries! Grab the popcorn with the family and friends. In September, KQED proudly celebrates the diversity of our community with a special Latino Heritage Month programming lineup. Excerpt […]

34th Annual Napa County Hispanic Network Scholarship Gala

34th Annual Napa County Hispanic Network Scholarship Gala // American Canyon

September 8th 2017 is the 34th Annual Napa County Hispanic Network Scholarship Gala. Come and celebrate with current and future leaders of our communities at Chardonnay Golf Club as we honor 32 scholarship recipients from the Napa Valley. Recipients are first generation, low income and high achieving students of Napa Valley schools who have been […]

Oakland's Latino History dates to 1770

Oakland’s Latino History dates to 1770

Oakland runs deep with Latino culture, and its history is old! Our Bay Area city always had a large Latino population dating back to 1770. In the 1960s, the first Latino community in West Oakland was completely destroyed. This forced many Latinos to relocate to the Fruitvale district. Very interesting. 10 Things to Do This […]

[free] MexAm Festival @ DeYoung Museum

[free] MexAm Festival @ DeYoung Museum

Kick-start your weekend with free general admission, live music, art-making, cocktails, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures and exhibition tours, all in the name of art. Join us this Friday, July 21st, as we celebrate San Francisco’s annual MexAm Festival. Parking is available under the garage. EVENTS & ACTIVITIES: • Music set by DJ Julio Cesar […]

Frida Kahlo's birthday is July 6th

Frida Kahlo’s birthday is July 6th

July 6th is Frida Kahlo’s birthday. Her history is what made her so special! Painter Frida Kahlo (1907–1954) was a Mexican self-portrait artist who was married to Diego Rivera and is still admired as a feminist icon. Video:   Synopsis Artist Frida Kahlo was born on July 6, 1907, in Coyocoán, Mexico City, Mexico. Considered […]

Immigrant Heritage Month celebration // San Francisco,

Immigrant Heritage Month celebration // San Francisco

Celebrate our shared immigrant experiences during Immigrant Heritage Month in June with the I Am An Immigrant Pop-Up event in San Francisco! FREE EVENT – Families Welcome! ¡EVENTO GRATIS! – ¡Familias Bienvenidas! The first 500 folks to arrive will get a FREE I Am An Immigrant or I Stand With Immigrants t-shirt. THURSDAY, JUNE 29th: […]

Cinco de Mayo/The Battle of Puebla (history) 4

Cinco de Mayo/The Battle of Puebla (history)

Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday which celebrates the victory over French forces on May 5, 1862 at the Battle of Puebla. 462 French soldiers died in combat. Only 83 Mexican soldiers died in the battle. It is often mistakenly thought to be Mexico’s Independence Day, which is actually September 16. More of an […]

Latino Graduation rates rise in Sonoma County

Latino Graduation rates rise in Sonoma County

Big props to Latino students ­in Sonoma County public schools — graduations rose to 81 percent. (They are 45 percent of students). High school graduation rates have reached a new high in Sonoma County, topping the state average, as gaps in achievement between white and Latino students continue to narrow. A record 84 percent of […]

Viva La Mujér! MEChA de SJCC // San Jose 1

Viva La Mujér! MEChA de SJCC // San Jose

In honor of Women’s Month there will be a panel discussion hosted by MEChA de SJCC on March 23rd 12pm-2pm Don’t miss it! GREAT WOMEN EMPOWERMENT AND FREE FOOD! In the Student Center SC204 Room 204 we are hosting this event in honor of Women’s month. Our event is a Women’s empowerment panel discussion featuring: […]

STFU! Undocumented Immigrants Pay BILLIONS in Taxes Each Year

STFU! Undocumented Immigrants Pay BILLIONS in Taxes Each Year

If you ever ever ever need to “prove” to the ignorant ones that the country’s undocumented population is just taking away our jobs and mooching off the country and not contributing to the tax rolll, all you need to do this is share the following report from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy:   […]

1st Annual Semillas Project Scholarship Fundraiser // San Jose

1st Annual Semillas Project Scholarship Fundraiser // San Jose

The Foundation for Hispanic Education is excited to cordially invite you to the First Annual Semillas Project Scholarship Fundraiser. Where: Mexican Heritage Plaza on March 11, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. We will showcase the work of the Semillas Students and feature emcee Rick Najera (writer, comedian, author) in conversation with the Semillas […]

Why Mexico Fell Apart, and How to Fix It [Denise Dresser] 1

Why Mexico Fell Apart, and How to Fix It [Denise Dresser] // Berkeley

Denise Dresser will speak about the demise of the “Mexican Moment” due to corruption, the mass kidnapping of students from Ayotzinapa, increasing violence, and economic mismanagement by the Peña Nieto administration. She will also focus on U.S.-Mexico relations in the Trump era, and what Mexican civil society and its political class can do to put […]