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Modern Latina presents Fashion Fights Back – A runway event benefitting Latinas Contra Cancer

Get your tickets for Modern Latina’s 10th Anniversary celebration, “Fashion Fights Back” a runway event benefitting Latinas Contra Cancer on October 1, 2015. It will be an evening of fashion, culture, and community honoring and celebrating breast cancer survivors. Event sponsorship opportunities are still available. Don’t miss out on this amazing and unforgettable event.

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Ileana Rivera: Leading the Way for Latinas in Technology

Learn more about Ileana Rivera, who is leading the way for Latinas to pursue STEM careers.

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State Senator Bob Wieckowski Honors Local Latino Leaders

Congratulations to the five outstanding leaders honored at State Senator Bob Wieckowski’s 3rd Annual Latino Heritage Leadership Awards Ceremony.


London Calling – Top Picks from the Thakoon Collection

Our favorite picks from Thakoon for DesigNation at Kohl’s launching 10/10/15. #ThakoonForKohls

Image courtesy of Prodigal Daughter.


A Peruvian-American artist conquers immigration hardship, trauma, and family isolation in this epic story of healing and reconciliation. Beacon will provide 1:1 matching funds if we reach our goal by 9/14/15.


DIY: Frida Floral Headband

A fun and easy afternoon craft to do with your kiddos – DIY Frida Kahlo floral headbands.

Image courtesy of KQED.org.

Free Film Screening – On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam

KQED presents Free Film Screening: On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam at the School of Arts and Culture @ MHP, San Jose, CA Featuring speakers, music and the screening of On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam, a documentary exploring the experiences of Latino veterans and working class youth during the Vietnam War and their connection to… [Continue Reading]


September 2015 Events

Looking for something to do this month, check out Modern Latina’s event calendar for September 2015. If you want to submit an art and community events, business, or entertainment event, please send submission to editor@modernlatina.com.