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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.

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Martha Hernandez Visionary Behind madeBOS

Meet Martha Hernandez the visionary behind madeBOS, a software platform that empowers employees to proactively manage their career development.

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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.

Disney's first Latina Princess Elena of Avalor

Tales of Empowerment Power a Ñew Generation

Disney’s Elena of Avalor animated television series launched to overwhelming applause for the program’s ground-breaking embrace of Latino culture. From the start, her creative wizards at Disney Channel were inspired by Latino culture, customs and heritage as their journey began to create a new world for a new Disney princess. Season two will begin airing this month and a third season is in production – which says something about a kid’s program where the qualities of leadership, empathy and love of family share equal billing. Learn more about the making of this wonderful series.

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Ice Princess Makeup Tutorial

We love this Ice Princess makeup tutorial. Once your makeup is on all you need is a sparkly dress and tiara to make your look complete. Easy costume for Halloween!!