Posts Tagged as "Latina"

#ICYMI: Mujer Latina Conference Gave Inspiration

Dec. 20, 2018 / By
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As we celebrate the new year, we look back at some highlights from 2018. In March, the community leaders at Latinos In Action put together this inspiring event.

Op-Ed: How To Be A Proud #SadGirl On Any Valentine’s Day

Feb. 17, 2016 / By
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Hailing from Latina and Chicana culture, "sad girls" are young, tough women who are claiming themselves on social media.

Holistic Healer Shares Her Top DIY Remedies

Feb. 4, 2015 / By
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Panquetzani’s holistic healing work encompasses western herbalism and modern-day wellness approaches. Her practices consist of implementing low-cost, low-technology healing approaches that anyone can do in the comfort of their home.

First Latina Poised to Take Helm of NEA

Aug. 28, 2014 / By
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Lily Eskelsen García is poised to take over as president of the National Education Association, the nation’s largest teacher union. She comes in amid a swirl of issues confronting educators nationwide.

Latina Women’s Conference is a First; Women Seek Healing, Empowerment

Apr. 7, 2014 / By
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More than 300 persons attended the very first Latina Women’s Conference in Long Beach last Saturday...

Celebrating Dia de La Madre in Long Beach

May. 9, 2013 / By
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For Mother’s Day this year, VoiceWaves honors three local Latina mothers and asked them to share their stories of motherhood...

A Magazine Bridging Two Worlds: A Talk With Palacio Editor Andrea Sulsona

Apr. 3, 2013 / By
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While growing up in Long Beach, Andrea Sulsona belonged to two different worlds.

At school she spoke English with her friends, teachers, and classmates, but at home she only spoke Spanish...

Latina Elders With Imprisoned Children Locked in Hard Times

Mar. 30, 2012 / By
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La Opinion/New America Media, News Feature, Araceli Martinez Ortega, Posted: Mar 30, 2012

Photo: Margaret Ibarra, 80, shows a photo of her son’s family before he went to prison...

90-Year-Old Latina Brings Art to Life and Life to Her Art

Jan. 6, 2012 / By
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Mundo Hispánico, News Report, Johanes Roselló, Translated by Suzanne Manneh,Posted: Jan 01, 2012

Gloria Patiño, 90, is shown with gift cards made from her artwork...

Plan B Pill Restrictions Dangerous for Young Latinas

Dec. 11, 2011 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Jessica González-Rojas, Posted: Dec 09, 2011

This week, politics interfered with healthcare when young women were again denied the ability to obtain over-the-counter emergency contraception (EC) despite recommendations from the nation’s leading health experts...