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August 25, 2019

From MCM to Chiapas, this is atrueLatina purse!

May 25, 2019

Lots of young, diverse people celebrating the new exhibit at Acción Latina on 24th street in the Mission titled "New Mestizx" and it was free.  This picture reflects what 'gentrification' has done to our neighborhoods and has many asking why?  Police...

May 24, 2019

I stumbled through a sea of graduates, their friends and family and all of the vendors selling flowers, leis and other last minute items at San Jose State University this week.  What a beautiful sight! Graduations at all levels of education are impor...

May 10, 2019

Films by independent producers with a Grand visión are my favorite and 'Windows on the World' did not disappoint.  The film tugged at my heart, fueled my passion for immigrant stories, created some great topics for future conversation, helped me unde...

April 24, 2019

With all of the presidential election candidates for the Democatic party hoping to bring change to a divided country full of hate and racism, I will NOT commit to anyone yet.  Although, my husband told me the other day he knew who I would vote for....

April 9, 2019

In my late teens, I joined an exclusive car club as a Member.  This was very rare in those days, when most members were men.  My beautiful '71 Riviera, gold in color, with hydraulics in the back, was seen all over the Bay Area, riding low, slow and w...

March 28, 2019

Being from California, I vividly remember not buying or eating grapes when I was in high school.  The Filipino grape pickers in Delano were striking for higher wages in 1965 and were joined by Cesar's union on September 16 of that year.  In 2003, the...

March 21, 2019

I often find peace at the ocean, listening to the waves come and go. There is so much power and strength behind each wave that it merits our respect. Like atrueLatina, the ocean is loud, proud and loved!  

March 13, 2019

Very proud of my three sons who graduated from College and are working hard to improve our world!  They studied alot, took the tests themselves, played hard at sports and succeeded in getting accepted at great colleges in California and Oregon.  One...

March 8, 2019

On this International Women's Day celebration, we dance salsa to Choco Orta!  At her age, she moves like atrueLatina!

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