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Dating Can Be Tricky… Especially For Us Latinas

Dating Can Be Tricky… Especially For Us Latinas

Look up the word “dating” in a Spanish-English dictionary—it doesn’t exist! No wonder Latina dating is such a touchy subject, if it’s discussed at all. As Latinas, we are jewels to be protected by our fathers, tios, and hermanos until we’re ready to leave the house—first for college, then for […]

From Oaxaca to Founder Of Radio Bilingüe

From Oaxaca to Founder Of Radio Bilingüe

Meet Hugo Morales, the Founder and Executive Director of Radio Bilingüe. This short film by Yolanda Cruz, an independent film maker from Oaxaca, capturers Morales  story, who at the age of 9 immigrated from Mexico to California with his family.  Morales is a Mixtec Indian from Oaxaca, Mexico who grew up picking […]

From Undocumented Farmworker to Neurosurgeon

From Undocumented Farmworker to Neurosurgeon

Meet Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa.  He is a top neurosurgeon at John Hopkins, one of the top hospitals in the world. He grew up in Mexicali, Mexico in a family with 6 children.  At the age of 19 he literally jumped over the fence separating the U.S and Mexico in search […]

Want To Work With A Top Scientist &  Help Find A Cure For Cancer?

Want To Work With A Top Scientist & Help Find A Cure For Cancer?

Do you love science? Or have you never thought yourself as someone who loves science but would love to find a cure for cancer? This is your chance.  The Emperor Science Award program will give you the opportunity to work with a top research scientist and work on finding a cure […]

A Fine Line Between “Suggested” and “Required” School Supplies

A Fine Line Between “Suggested” and “Required” School Supplies

While some public school districts are more abiding than others, state laws across the country make it perfectly clear that students and their parents are not required to buy school supplies, uniforms, equipment or even graduation attire as part of a guarantee of a free public education. Most schools will […]

Making Halloween Easy, Fun and Affordable

Making Halloween Easy, Fun and Affordable

Whether you are looking for an easy fix, some fun tips, or an affordable alternative, the Dollar Tree and 99 Cents stores offer some great ideas for Halloween and Dia De Los Muertos. Check out what the 99 Cents Stores have for you… And here’s some great stuff from the […]

The Importance Of Taking Notes

The Importance Of Taking Notes

  Do you take notes in class?  If not, ask yourself why not?  Recently Lifehacks.org provided a list of 10 reasons why note takers are on track for success. 1. They are actively learning.The action of writing information down is a great way to get fully involved in the learning […]

Inocente:  Homeless And Undocumented But Determined

Inocente: Homeless And Undocumented But Determined

Inocente, is a 15 year old Latina from San Diego, Calif.  She is undocumented and homeless but despite all the difficulties in her life she is determined and never gives up.  Let her story be an inspiration to you. Inocente, refuses for her undocumented immigration status and homeless situation stop her […]

Angy Rivera-Immigrant Activist

Angy Rivera-Immigrant Activist

Angy Rivera, is a 24 year old fearless activist for undocumented youth.  Angy came to the United States at the age of 4 and is also undocumented.  The documentary Don’t Tell Anyone (No Le Digas A Nadie) captures her struggles and her strength in her fight for the rights of immigrants. Let […]