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[Exhibit] Exist + Resist, 2016 Presidential Election! Gallery Opening @ MCCLA // SF

TRUMP IMPEACHMENT MARCH // SF

IF YOU CARE ABOUT OUR COUNTRY, WE MUST DO THIS! BASTA YA! WHY WE MARCH Time and again, Donald Trump has shown callous disregard for the law. His refusal to divest himself from his business empire, his corruption and self-dealing, and above all his brazen obstruction of justice are offenses that cannot be ignored. His […]

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“Lean In Latinas” in Bay Area

“I am looking to surround myself with some inspiring, empowered Latinas who have figured it out or are in the midst of doing so…” this is what Carmela said when she asked to join Lean In Latinas. Lean In Latinas was created in a moment in time over years. What does this mean? Growing up […]

Living History: The Powerful Story of Olga Talamante // Oakland 1

Observando al Observador: US Premiere of documentary // SF

US Premiere of Observando al Observador, a documentary film by Malena Juanatey (2013) Wednesday, June 21, 2017 6:00pm 9:30pm Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th Street San Francisco, CA, 94110     Observando al Observador (Observing the Observer) tells the story of two US citizens, Olga Talamante and Patricia Erb, who were detained and tortured in […]

Living History: The Powerful Story of Olga Talamante // Oakland 1

Olga Talamante // Chicana/Latina Foundation

Update! There is a new film premiere about the life of Olga Talamente on June 21st. Here’s info: [film] Observando al Observador: US Premiere @ Brava theatre // SF In the haydays of political activism during 1960’s, one Latina emerged from a few significant women! Her name is Olga Talamante, and this is her story! […]

VIVA FRIDA festival // San Jose

Latino Art exhibits in Bay Area

Experience amazing Latino exhibits in our Bay Area. The best part is that most are FREE! Take the family to explore our beautiful culture with these amazing art exhibitions. Vamonos! See 16 exhibits below! * please wait until all images load.     Now: [exhibit] Rebozos Mexicanos opening reception @ MCCLA //SF [exhibit] Animalia Domain […]

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 […]

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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, […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]