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This Teen Invented Calor, An App That Aims to Keep Farmworkers Safe in Hot Weather

Faith Florez’s grandmother died of heat exhaustion working in the fields, and now she is working to keep this community safe with her app, Calor, to prevent heat exhaustion and heatstroke.

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Maria Echaveste Receives the Eagle Leadership Award

At the recent Latino Leaders Network Luncheon held in San Jose on March 21, 2018, Maria Echaveste received the Eagle Leadership Award for making a significant impact on the lives of Latinos living in the United States.

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SJSU Opens the Chicanx/Latinx Student Success Center

The new SJSU Chicanx Latinx Student Success Center (CLSSC) opened its doors in January 2018 and is available to help students navigate the college experience at San Jose State University. It’s primary charge: student success.
With a population of 26% Latino students at SJSU, the success center is committed and dedicated to retaining, empowering, and graduating Chicanx/Latinx students at San Jose State University. We had a chance to talk the Program Director Lilly Pinedo Gangai to learn more about the success center.

This Teen Invented Calor, An App That Aims to Keep Farmworkers Safe in Hot Weather

Faith Florez’s grandmother died of heat exhaustion working in the fields, and now she is working to keep this community safe with her app, Calor, to prevent heat exhaustion and heatstroke.

Juana Briones Summer Workshop July 9-20, 2018

This is a wonderful opportunity for high school students to learn about the life and times of Juana Briones–entrepreneur, healer, and humanitarian of Afro-mestiza heritage who lived in the Bay Area in the 1800s. The Juana Briones Summer Workshop for high school students will be held at Los Altos History Museum from July 9 to July 20, 2018. Participants will engage in historical research and apply what they learn to create installation pieces for the bilingual exhibition running October 18, 2018 through April 20, 2019. Interested students must apply for program by May 1, 2018.

Google Doodle Celebrates Mexican Actress María Félix

Excerpt from Google Doodle April 8, 2018 – María Félix’s 104th Birthday When an important Mexican filmmaker first approached Maria Félix about an acting career, she responded: “When I want to, it will be through the big door.” Félix would launch a film career on her terms, even turning down Hollywood magnate Cecil B. Demille… [Continue Reading]

Brightening Bar Soaps

Do you look in the mirror and see dark spots or acne scars on your face? Do you try to disguise dark patches on elbows and knees? Have you tried brightening and lightening products but want to take the process to a new level? Consider adding a brightening bar soap to your skincare routine.

Spring Forward with the Newest Stella & Dot Pieces

Stella & Dot has so many bold colors, fresh patterns and brand new looks to refresh your wardrobe for spring. Here are a few of our favorite pieces.