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#ModernLatinaBookClub features My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor

This month the Modern Latina Book Club features My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor. We will get a glimpse into the making of the life of the first Latina serving as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Andrea Coto Founder of Latinxs in Engineering

From her own experience and the fact that Latinos are underrepresented in all engineering fields, Andrea Coto was inspired to start Latinxs in Engineering. This educational project aims to help Latinxs engineering students here in the U.S. by informing them of various educational and professional opportunities as scholarships, internships, workshops, and more.

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#ModernLatinaBookClub features My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor

This month the Modern Latina Book Club features My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor. We will get a glimpse into the making of the life of the first Latina serving as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Andrea Coto Founder of Latinxs in Engineering

From her own experience and the fact that Latinos are underrepresented in all engineering fields, Andrea Coto was inspired to start Latinxs in Engineering. This educational project aims to help Latinxs engineering students here in the U.S. by informing them of various educational and professional opportunities as scholarships, internships, workshops, and more.

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Mexican Heritage Plaza’s Avenida de Altares

On Saturday October 28, 2017, the Mexican Heritage Plaza hosted its inaugural Alum Rock Alter Walk called La Ultima Parada highlighting alters made by local artists and local businesses.

Image courtesy of Lean In Latinas.

Latina Equal Pay Day

Did you know that Latinas are paid 46% less than men? It takes until November 2 for Latinas to achieve equity in pay with men. November 2, 2017 is Latina Equal Pay Day to bring awareness to the Latina wage gap. Lean In Latinas is committed to closing the wage gap for Latinas. Lean In Latinas founder Anna Dapelo-Garcia shares some key strategies for Latinas to close the wage gap.

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National Concha Day – December 8

Conchas are an important part of Mexican culture and traditions. Jessica Resendiz, Alicias Delicias, and Karla Jimenez are on a mission to recognize December 8 as the official National Concha Day.

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KLIMT & RODIN: An Artistic Encounter

Now on exhibit KLIMT & RODIN: An Artistic Encounter at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco. This exhibition marks the first survey of Klimt’s work in California.