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STEM Day in the SF Mission 1

[free] STEM Day in the SF Mission

ATTENTION PARENTS! Take your kids to this FREE event about STEM (which stands for Science, Tech, Engineering and Math)! Students ages 11-16 and their parents are invited to come get a closer look at: STEM college majors • STEM careers • Meet people working in STEM fields • Hands-on technology learning. Enter to win a […]

Latinos can help Former L.A. Mayor in Governor's Race

Latinos can help Former L.A. Mayor in Governor’s Race

Former L.A. Mayor Lags in Governor’s Race, but Latinos Could Elevate Him Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is currently leading among statewide registered voters, 31 to 21 percent. Excerpt LAWEEKLY Twelve years ago, Antonio Villaraigosa became the first Latino to take the mayor’s office since 1872! “Villaraigosa won big,” gushed the Washington Post on May 19, […]

Last Free Day! ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ // SF

[Last Free Day!] ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ // SF

Celebrate ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ this Saturday, November 11th, and explore one of the earliest, largest, and most important cities in the ancient Americas. Come onsite the day-of to redeem a free ticket to see ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ from 9:30 am–4:30 pm. Admission into the permanent collection is […]

"Hipster" business driven from Latino neighboorhood! YESS!

“Hipster” business driven from Latino neighboorhood! YESS!

Here’s a GREAT EXAMPLE how we can STOP GENTRIFICATION! This white business was driven out from a Latino hood. We wish more of this would happen to stop Gentrification. Excerpt MiTu A Chicano Community In San Diego Is Outraged Over A White Woman’s Attempt To Open A ‘Modern Fruteria’.   Jenny Niezgoda clearly didn’t do […]

Astronaut Jose Hernandez visits Bay Area for "STEM Week”

Astronaut Jose Hernandez visits Bay Area for “STEM Week”

WOW! NASA’s Latino Astronaut will visit our Bay Area for STEM week! And it’s FREE! Mission College is excited to welcome former Astronaut Jose Hernandez to Mission College on Monday October 30th, 2017. This event serves as the “kick-off” for our Mission College Fall 2017 “STEM Week”.     We invite you to attend this […]

First Latina In Space, Ellen Ochoa, Inducted to Astronaut Hall of Fame

First Latina In Space, Ellen Ochoa, Inducted to Astronaut Hall of Fame

Chicana Ellen Ochoa made history when she became the first Latina EVER to go into space in 1993. Excerpt LatinLife See video!    Growing up in Mesa, California, Ellen never thought of going into space; in those days, women couldn’t be astronauts. Now, she is the first Latina and second woman to serve as the […]

Latina Empowerment Day San Jose: Wealth and Wisdom 1

Latina Empowerment Day San Jose: Wealth and Wisdom

Get ready to spend the day connecting with fellow Latinas and leave feeling empowered Join Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) for its annual Latina Empowerment Day series. Latina Empowerment Day is a one day intensive workshop series created to empower Latinas to increase their community impact and strengthen their skills and knowledge on a […]

[exhibit] 'Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire' 2

[exhibit] ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ // SF

‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ opened September 30th. Dig into the secrets of Mexico’s Teotihuacan.. Experience never-before-seen archaeological discoveries and captivating artwork from one of the largest and most important cities of the ancient Americas! ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ is the first major exhibition on Teotihuacan in the U.S. in […]

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First Latinas in Tech Silicon Valley Summit // SF

The Women’s Empowerment Luncheon & Speakers Panel will feature Honorary Chair, Eva Longoria. Sept. 28 at Covo in San Francisco. Amigos/amigas de Techqueria: Please join the first Latinas in Tech Silicon Valley Summit See an amazing lineup of more than 20 Latinas (and allies!) in leadership throughout the entire tech ecosystem from entrepreneurs, VCs, HR leaders, […]

How to Donate

How to Donate for Mexico and Puerto Rico

Here’s Where You Can Donate To Those Affected By The Earthquakes In Mexico And Hurricanes In Puerto Rico! After the recent earthquakes in Mexico and hurricanes in Puerto Rico, it can be heartbreaking to see, from afar, all the devastation people in affected areas are currently enduring. While we might be at a loss about how to help […]

2017 Summer Festivals in Bay Area

2017 Bay Area Festivals celebrating Latino Independence

Join the celebrations as we commemorate the history, culture and traditions of our Latin American countries. National Latino Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) is when we recognize the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States. Its roots go back to 1968, beginning on September 15, […]

Mexican Independence Day 2016: Facts, Traditions, History And Events To Celebrate El Grito 2

Mexican Independence Day! Facts, Traditions, History and “El Grito”

Many people confuse Cinco de Mayo with Mexican Independence Day, but the real date is September 16th! Mexicans will join together to celebrate the day Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla – known as the father of Mexican independence – launched the revolution that led to Spain’s departure from Mexico. Below, see all Bay Area festivities honoring […]