Cheech Marin’s Vision to Create the Nation’s First Chicano Museum

In collaboration the city of Riverside and the Riverside Art Museum, Cheech Marin will be sharing his art collection to create the nation’s first Chicano art center. Supporters for this project need to raise $3 million to transform the future home of the art gallery complete with space for art classes, lectures and programs.

#ModernLatinaBookClub features The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

This month the Modern Latina Book Club will read the classic House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. As we enter the protagonist Esperanza’s world, House of Mango Street invites us to remember the places where we lived as children and in doing so, reflect upon our own histories and the difficult questions that emerge.

DOLORES: Rebel. Activist. Feminist. Mother.

Dolores comes to theaters this fall, sharing the story of Dolores Huerta through rare footage and personal accounts of her life. The Watsonville Film Festival will host a regional premiere of the documentary film DOLORES and a Q&A with legendary organizer and activist Dolores Huerta will be in attendance.

Teen Girls Stage Incredible Quinceañera Protest at Texas Capitol Against Vile Anti-Immigrant Law

On Wednesday, a group of 15 teenage girls, dressed in brightly colored gowns, stood in front of the Texas State Capitol to participate in one of Latin American culture’s most cherished traditions: the quinceañera.

Someone made lotería for millennials and it’s for sure gonna sell out fast

Meet Mike Alfaro the Guatemalan creator behind “Millennial Lotería” — updated Lotería cards for a “new generation.”

#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.