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#ModernLatinaBookClub Features A Fighting Chance by Claudia Meléndez Salinas

The Modern Latina Book Club features A Fighting Chance by Claudia Meléndez Salinas. In A Fighting Chance, Claudia Meléndez Salinas draws us into the life of Miguel Ángel, a seventeen-year-old boy who lives in Salinas, California, in a neighborhood mired in a poverty he longs to escape.

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Chandra Brooks: The Social-Preneur

This month’s featured Modern Latina Chandra Brooks is on a mission to empower community leaders and activist now for our cities, counties, schools and neighborhoods. Her passion for the community, civil rights, social justice issues, and civic engagement for the underserved and disenfranchised has prepared her for her new role as The Social-Preneur.

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Community Spotlight: The Peninsula College Fund

The Peninsula College Fund mission is to empower low-income, first generation college students to graduate and obtain a job that aligns with their career goals. The program has recently expanding their service area to include partner schools located in East Side San Jose. Learn more about how you can help with the wonderful work the program is doing to help first generation underserved college students via scholarships, mentorship and professional development!

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#ModernLatinaBookClub Features A Fighting Chance by Claudia Meléndez Salinas

The Modern Latina Book Club features A Fighting Chance by Claudia Meléndez Salinas. In A Fighting Chance, Claudia Meléndez Salinas draws us into the life of Miguel Ángel, a seventeen-year-old boy who lives in Salinas, California, in a neighborhood mired in a poverty he longs to escape.

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Lowriders Movie Cruises into Theaters on May 12, 2017

Eva Longoria and Demian Bechir star in Lowriders movie cruising into theaters on May 12, 2017. Check out the movie trailer.

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Starting a Small Business #WaysToGrow

This post is part of a compensated campaign in collaboration with Intuit QuickBooks and #WeAllGrow Latina Network. The opinions and text are all mine. It seems like so long ago when my sister and I started our small business. We opened an adorable dream boutique located in a small coastal town in California. We had… [Continue Reading]

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Celebrates Día del Niño

Celebrate children and families at our annual Día del Niño event on Sunday, April 30. Enjoy live Latin music performances, crafts, special bilingual programming and more. Chance to win two adult tickets to the aquarium.

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Chandra Brooks: The Social-Preneur

This month’s featured Modern Latina Chandra Brooks is on a mission to empower community leaders and activist now for our cities, counties, schools and neighborhoods. Her passion for the community, civil rights, social justice issues, and civic engagement for the underserved and disenfranchised has prepared her for her new role as The Social-Preneur.