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Quinceañera fundraiser! La Colectiva de Mujeres // SF 2

Quinceañera fundraiser! La Colectiva de Mujeres // SF

La Colectiva de Mujeres invites you to our 15th Anniversary celebration and fundraiser, Quinceañera de La Colectiva — Aging with Dignity. May 24th, San Francisco War Memorial’s Green Room. Learn how YOU can become a Madrina or Padrino and celebrate our 15th anniversary with us! #AgingWithDignity Tickets: click here!   Video: As a mother of […]

LEANtalks: Latina Success Network // Sunnyvale 4

LEANtalks: Latina Success Network // Sunnyvale

BEST Latina empowerment program in Bay Area! Here’s what happened at May 18th’s “Latina Sucess network” event at Google headquarters. It was amazing! Video:   May 18th at Google headquarters was a night of inspiration, transformation and knowledge. We heard presentations by 8 Latina women on their journey to greatness! LEANtalks is a new format, […]

Happy Parents = Happy Kids! 1

Happy Parents = Happy Kids!

The biggest mistake parents do is “immerse” into their kid’s sports and activities. This happens a lot on weekends. It gets into a routine. So what is #1 important family element? It’s for the kids to see their parents happy and loving — with each other! You see, it’s not about keeping the kids busy. […]

LEANtalks: Latina Success Network // Sunnyvale 4

LEANtalks: Latina Success Network // Sunnyvale

BEST Latina empowerment program in Bay Area! Here’s what happened at yesterday’s “Latina Sucess network” event at Google headquarters. It was amazing! Video:   May 18th at Google headquarters was a night of inspiration, transformation and knowledge. We heard presentations by 8 Latina women on their journey to greatness! LEANtalks is a new format, where […]

May 1st events in Bay Area 1

May 1st events in Bay Area

May Day events have become rallying cries for immigration reform Our young LATINO community is our FUTURE! We interviewed several Latinos @ San Francisco City Hall about the importance of MAY 1ST. Si se puede! Video:   About: May Day, also known as “International Workers’ Day,” is marked annually on May 1 to honor the […]

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 […]

Gloria Montiel Makes History As First Undocumented Student To Receive Ph.D.

Gloria Montiel Makes History As First Undocumented Student To Receive Ph.D.

This May, Gloria will become the first undocumented student to receive a Ph.D. from the prestigious Claremont Graduate University. She’s amazing! Gloria has always been involved in her community, creating parent centers and after-school math programs at local schools, and even helping to launch a program to provide cheap WiFi access to low-income families. Here’s […]

Immigrants with Driver's License Make Roads Safer! 1

Immigrants with Driver’s License Make Roads Safer!

Offering Driver’s Licenses to the Immigrants Here Illegally Makes Roads Safer. Granting driver’s licenses to immigrants in the country illegally reduced hit-and-run accidents by 7 to 10 percent. Excerpt KQED How Offering Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants Makes Roads Safer Researchers at Stanford University this past week published a study that may bolster the argument […]

'We never give up': Cesar Chavez's grandson encourages millennials to make change

‘We never give up’: Cesar Chavez’s grandson encourages millennials to make change

“You only lose when you stop fighting,” said Andres Chavez, remembering the most important lesson his famous grandfather, Cesar Chavez, imparted. Chavez gave the keynote address at the annual Cesar Chavez celebration at Grand Valley State University on Friday, March 24. Andres Chavez spoke to a group of mainly millennial-age students, the target audience for […]

Cesar Chavez day is March 31st. Here's how to help!

Cesar Chavez day is March 31st [Biography]

The story of Cesar Estrada Chavez begins near Yuma, Arizona. Cesar was born on March 31, 1927. Please find his complete biography supplied by the UFW. He was named after his grandfather, Cesario. Regrettably, the story of Cesar Estrada Chavez also ends near Yuma, Arizona. He passed away on April 23, 1993, in San Luis, […]

Being ñ Private Screening w/Filmmaker & Reception // San Jose

Being ñ Private Screening w/Filmmaker & Reception // San Jose

Have you ever felt like you have a foot in two worlds? Are you more Latino than American or vice versa. Do you feel less Latino because you don’t speak Spanish or not American enough because you have an accent? See video! Discount tickets! Last chance to RSVP for the Being ñ Screening & Reception […]

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:   […]