At state assembly hearing, barriers for girls and women of color discussed

Community leaders, professionals, experts, and women of all ages and ethnicities, convened last Thursday in San Jose for the first hearing of the California State Assembly’s Select Committee on the Status of Girls and Women of Color in California. Violence and pay equity were identified as key factors impacting the lives of girls and women of color.  “Women […]

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A conference to buoy leadership and education among Latinas

A Latinos In Action conference in Long Beach aimed to rouse the inner leader of the women in attendance – many of them working mothers – and motivate them to take on their fears about going to school or starting a business. “I’m learning how to overcome things and how I shouldn’t stay where I am and look for more opportunities and do more for […]

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What’s in a name?

A Latina girl has been addressed with two different pronunciations of her name for her whole life.  Now, she’s deciding to reclaim her name’s original pronunciation, and its meaning for her identity. Her radio story aired on KCBS through Youth Radio.

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