Empower

Netflix ‘Latin History for Morons’

Hey Latinos, it’s time to learn your history! John Leguizamo’s Required Reading for America! Inspired by his one-man show, Latin History for Morons, the comedian recommends three books that challenge one-sided narratives of the past. “These facts are important because when Latinx kids don’t see themselves represented on stage or film or television or newspapers […]

[photos] 25th Annual Guadalupana Crusade

Our Lady of Guadalupe was seen everywhere in SF on last Saturday, December 8th. See photos below. Excerpt CatholicSF.org Nicholas Wolfram Smith Thousands of people carried statues and banners depicting her, or wore her image on T-shirts as pilgrims filled St. Mary’s Cathedral and the plaza outside. Bouquets of flowers were stacked in front of […]

Why We Celebrate La Virgen de Guadalupe

On December 12th, Catholics all over the world honor Our Lady of Guadalupe, “Patroness of the Americas” and patron saint of Mexico. La Virgen de Guadalupe is venerated across North and South America and as far away as Israel and the Philippines, but especially in Mexico, where December 12th is a national holiday celebrated with […]

La Virgen de Guadalupe [Dec 12th history]

Every December 12, Catholics all over the world (especially in Latin America) celebrate the day of the Virgin of Guadalupe. But in Mexico this day is one of the most important holidays of the year! Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patron saint of Mexico. Here, she is known as “La Reina de Mexico” and […]

1st Annual “El Sueño, The Dream” benefit concert // Watsonville

On Saturday, December 8, 2018, Andy Vargas of the Legendary Carlos Santana band will chair the first Annual Benefit “El Sueño…The Dream” Benefit concert at the Mello Performing Arts Center in Watsonville, CA. This evening promises to be a noteworthy occasion with over 700 leaders in business, government, philanthropy, along with students and community members, […]

Cruzada Guadalupana de San Francisco // Virgin Mary Guadalupe Pilgrimage

“¿No estoy yo aquí que soy tu Madre?” Map, schedule, description, contact and event photos are listed below. Cruzada Guadalupana de San Francisco is a 12 mile walk from South SF to SF’s St. Mary cathedral.   25th anniversary! El sábado 8 de diciembre, peregrinos de todo el Área de la Bahía, California y los […]

[free] Explora: Liderazgo, Emprendimiento y Cooperativismo // Oakland

UPDATE! THIS EVENT IS A PRIVATE GRADUATION AND NOT OPEN TO PUBLIC. Prospera December 11th at 6pm, 1470 Fruitvale Ave., Oakland, California 94601. See their empowerment videos and photos below.   Video 1:   About: ¿Quieres conocer a una mujer luchadora y líder? Te presentamos Anahí Rojas fundadora de la cooperativa de limpieza ecológica Professional […]

Top 5 Cellphones Deals

Save money! Here’s the best values. Do you have a broken cellphone (or a broken screen), and don’t want to pay a lot for a new one? The solution: $290 – $380 are the prices listed for brand new cellphones below. Source: Consumer Reports.   Shopping links: The best value is the Google Pixel XL […]

Mexico’s BIG Indigenous Racism

Mexico’s newly awarded actress is Yalitza Aparicio! But, because of her Indigenous look, many in Mexico have discriminated her! This is why we can never progress!!! But to us, she is beautiful!!! Yalitza Aparicio, protagonista de la más reciente película de Alfonso Cuarón, jamás imaginó que sería una actriz reconocida. Pero en redes sociales la […]

Children's book gift! The Little Doctor/El doctorcito

The Little Doctor/El doctorcito (published by Piñata Books)

Amazing gift for Children during the Holidays! The Little Doctor/El doctorcito, published by Piñata Books, a bilingual classic, great Holiday and Baby-Shower gift, available where books are sold! What happens to a boy as he sets off with his grandmother to serve as her language broker at her doctor’s appointment? Here’s why every Latino child […]

Top 5 Cellphones and Deals

1. Save money! Here’s the best values. Do you have a broken cellphone (or a broken screen), and don’t want to pay a lot for a new one? The solution: $290 – $380 are the prices listed for brand new cellphones below. Source: Consumer Reports.   Shopping links: The best value is the Google Pixel […]

The Little Doctor/El doctorcito (published by Piñata Books)

Amazing gift for Children during the Holidays! The Little Doctor/El doctorcito, published by Piñata Books, a bilingual classic, great Holiday and Baby-Shower gift, available where books are sold! What happens to a boy as he sets off with his grandmother to serve as her language broker at her doctor’s appointment? Here’s why every Latino child […]