#ModernLatinaBookClub features Frida by Barbara Mujica


The Modern Latina Book Club features Frida by Barbara Mujica. Told in the voice of Frida’s sister Cristina, who bears witness to Frida and Diego’s tumultuous marriage, this is a brilliantly vivid work of historical fiction.

#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.

#ModernLatinaBookClub Features Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera


Featured in the recent Huffington Post article “11 Books By Latinas Every Feminist Should Add To Their Collection,” the Modern Latina Book Club will read Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera this month.

Modern Latina Book Club


The Modern Latina Book Club launches featuring literature written by Latina authors.

Kat Von D Slammed Donald Trump’s Wall Proposal so Hard it Will Fill you With Pride


Kat Von D response to Donald Trump’s wall proposal.

14 Powerful Photos that show the Unity of Women’s Marches Around the World

The Women's March on Washington on Saturday.Source: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Getty Images

Millions across the world joined together in solidarity for the Women’s March on January 20, 2017. One of the biggest marches of the day was in the U.S. In D.C. with estimated attendance was half a million and growing by Saturday afternoon. See some of the most powerful photos.

Captain Mama’s Surprise/La Sorpresa de Capitán Mamá

Image courtesy of www.captainmama.com.

In honor of Veterans Day, we are sharing a children’s book review of Captain Mama’s Surprise/La Sorpresa de Capitán Mamá written by veteran entrepreneur Graciela Tiscareño-Sato. She served as an officer in the active duty U.S. Air Force for nearly a decade and she is inspiring children to explore STEM careers like aviation in the Captain Mama bilingual (Spanish/English) book series.

Modern Latina’s Dress for Success Drive – October 25-29, 2016


Do you have some suits in your closet that don’t fit you anymore? Perhaps you are just looking to update your work look and need to make space? Now you can help another woman enter the workforce by donating any professional work attire as part of Modern Latina’s Dress for Success Drive from October 25-29, 2016.

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Fiesta del Mar on October 16


Celebrate ocean conservation and Latin American cultural traditions at the annual Fiesta del Mar event on October 16 at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

Francisco and Laura Jiménez Breaking Through Scholarship

Image courtesy of Santa Clara University.

Francisco and Laura Jiménez Reception Fundraiser for an endowed scholarship in their honor established by the Chicano/Latino Alumni Association. Reception will be held October 7, 2016 at 3:30pm at the Santa Clara University St. Ignatius Lawn.