Captain Mama’s Surprise/La Sorpresa de Capitán Mamá

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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

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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

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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

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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.

SJSU Latino Alumni Network presents the Latino Vote Event 10/4/16

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The SJSU Latino Alumni Network presents The Latino Vote event on Tuesday, October 4th from 6-8pm in MLK Library Meeting Room 225. The panel discussion will focus on the impact and importance of the Latino vote. Onsite voter registration will be available for those eligible to vote.

Luis Valdez to be Awarded the 2015 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities by President Obama

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Felicidades Luis Valdez and all recipients who will be awarded the 2015 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities by President Obama.

From 280 Tribes, a Protest on the Plains

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Meet the protectors of our water. Over 280 Native American tribes that have flocked to North Dakota to what activists are calling the largest, most diverse tribal action in at least a century. Learn more about their personal stories.

Eva Longoria: From Work to Wine

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Our favorite picks from Eva Longoria’s new line.

Elena of Avalor Premiers July 22

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Mark your calendars to meet Disney’s first Latina princes, Elena of Avalor on July 22, 2016 at 7 pm EDT on the Disney Channel.

Jennifer Lopez and Lin-Manual Miranda Collaborate on a Tribute Song to Everyone Affected by Shooting in Orlando

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Jennifer Lopez and Lin-Manuel Miranda collaborate on a new song, “Love Make The World Go Round,” a tribute to everyone affected by the tragic shooting in Orlando. #LoveMakeTheWorldGoRound