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“It is time for younger Latinos to step into their role as the next generation of American environmental stewards because despite the passing of time, generations and borders, our respect and love for “mother earth” is a value that we share wholeheartedly.”

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Do you mind if I ask... "what are you?"

This is a common question I get from strangers, people in the grocery line, even new acquaintances. It’s a question that once offended me as a young girl but experience has given me a thick skin and has allowed me to let things roll off my shoulders, allowed me to take this question with a grain of salt. 502 more words

Book Review: Gabi, A Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero

Mini Review: Gabi!! Be my BFF! And then can we travel back in time to give this book to my 17 year old self!

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A Busy Start to November!

The Center started November off with a series of fun events for families and art lovers. On November 2nd, as part of the downtown-wide First Sundays program and in conjunction with the Dia de los Muertos festivities at White Park, the Center hosted more than 240 kids and adults in a mask-making party. 334 more words

"Mis Dos Patrias" by Moises Ibarra

I believe one of the biggest aspects in my life is how much pride I take being a Mexican- American. Being Mexican- American to me has really opened my view on many different aspects in my life and gives me motivation every day to be a better than I was the day before. 537 more words

Moises Ibarra

My Identity in Japan

The other day while I was waiting for the train to go home, someone tapped me on the shoulder. It was a tall Caucasian looking man, with red headphones around his neck, wearing a jean jacket. 2,052 more words


Jovita Idar

Jovita Idar was a journalist and political activist who championed the civil rights of Mexican-Americans. Much of her work as an activist took place through her writing; she frequently published works under a pseudonym in the newspaper… 179 more words

Meeting A Need