A Letter to OC’s Sheriff Hutchens

Friday, June 27th, 2014

oc_ice_endsGrassroots immigrant rights groups in Orange County request total end to ICE Collaboration!

  The organizations CoMMUn, DeColores Queer Orange County, Dreams at UC Irvine, Orange County Dream Team, RAIZ, and We are San Juan submitted a letter to Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens requesting… Read More

Catchafire helps nonprofits

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
catchafireCatchafire is a community of individuals striving to push the social good sector forward by focusing on efficient and effective ways to give back. One way they do this is by matching professionals with nonprofits based on their skills, cause interest and time availability.   Founded by CEO Rachael… Read More

Latinas in STEM LA/ Silicon Valley/ NYC

Monday, May 12th, 2014
latinas_stemThe Latinas in STEM Foundation was founded in the summer of 2013 by five Latina MIT alumnae who were interested in formalizing the work they were already doing in their respective communities. They have offices in Los Angeles, Silicon Valley and New York City to promote their mission.   Read More

LatinasRepresent.org ‘The Time is Now’

Thursday, May 1st, 2014
latinas_representThe LatinasRepresent website is highlighting that 25,000,000 Latinas live in the United States. Of the 8,236 seats in state and national political office, only 109 are held by Latinas.… Read More

Voto Latino $500,000 Competition

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

The Challenge: Create Change for the Latino Community Through Technology

  voto_latino_innovatorsVoto Latino, in Partnership with The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and Google, Announces the Read More

Education Opportunity for OC Students

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Chican@s Unidos 2014 Scholarships Are Now Open

unidosIn a modest, but significant way, Chican@s Unidos wants to contribute to the educational endeavors of sisters and brothers by providing scholarships that come from donations from the community for our community. Enrollment is open from now until May 5, 2014. Recipients will be… Read More

Yesenia’s Dream Dress Drive

Friday, March 28th, 2014
yeseniasOne hundred and fifty diverse young women from Orange County and surrounding communities will gather on Saturday, April 5 for a day including everything from pampering, etiquette tips and self-esteem tools to hair and makeup tips, accessories, prom dresses and a Zumba class. Yesenia’s Dream Dress Drive will take… Read More

Mika CDC Event – Mar 15, 2014

Monday, March 10th, 2014
mika_1aCosta Mesa’s Mika CDC – 10th Annual C3 Basketball Tournament and Community Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday March 15, 2014. Sponsorships are still available for this event that is filled with Costa Mesa residents and families.   The tournament teams are made up of Read More

International Space Station Day Feb 22

Friday, February 21st, 2014
lil_sciThe California Science Center will be hosting "International Space Station Day" on Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 10am - 5pm. Admission is FREE but parking is $10.00.   The one-day event with special activities… Read More

Barrio Writers Indiegogo 2014

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
BW_2014I am going to explain why I have supported the Barrio Writers Indiegogo campaign to publish their 5th Edition and develop Summer 2014 FREE creative writing programs for youth 13-21 years old in California & Texas!
They had me at "Hello" those amazing young students of the Barrio… Read More