STLC 5th Annual Historias De La Vida Gala Presentation.
In April I was invited to speak at the Latino Perspectives Symposium: Characteristics of Today’s Latino Students and Strategies for Success. I was honored to have been invited and to be among such amazing Latino academics like Patricia Gándara, Ph.D., Professor of Education, University of California, Los Angeles. Frances Contreras, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education, […]
In March I got the opportunity to visit the community of Buford, Georgia. Although my trip real short– 1 day–I was really surprised by the number of Latinos living in Georgia and deeply moved by the commitment and support for Latino students and their families from the Buford school district, teachers, and the community. But there […]
I am writing to you all from the rainy city of Punto Gorda, Toledo district of Belize. The most southern part of the county. I am sitting at an internet cafe, next to a guy who’s looking at “lonelyhousewives.com” and waiting for my boat to Punto Barrios, Guatemala. Since leaving Cayo, I went to an […]
Familia, amigos, and other random folk: Aqui estoy, week two in beautiful San Ignacio, Cayo, Belize where the jungle is alive with jaguars and toucans and the streets are filled with gold toothed Mayans carrying sharp machetes. Ay!ive with jaguars and toucans and the streets are filled with gold toothed Mayans carrying sharp machetes. Ay! […]
Since 2006 I’ve been volunteering as a grant writer/coordinating assistant for the Native American Farmer’s Association. The organization provides: • Classroom presentations on permaculture methodology, design and implementation. • Field trips to neighboring Pueblos to explore permaculture designs, native owned coops and food security programs. • Hands-on work experience designing and building gardens. • Workshops […]