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Gracias por formar parte de la comunidad Latinitas. Aquí tu puedes leer blogs de editoras Latinitas y de reporteras jóvenes; crea una discusión preguntando por algún consejo y da tu opinión comentando sobre lo que tú quieras. Comenta, sube una foto, un video, crea un grupo o invita a tus amigas a que participen. ¡Empieza ahora mismo!


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Tips for Future College Students

Started by Alicia in Advice. Last reply by Klarissa Perez Apr 7, 2015. 4 Replies

Scholarships - Any Tips?

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Dieting And its Negative Effects

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Why are our Latinitas proud to be Latinas?

Posted by Veronica Martinez on March 10, 2017 at 10:00am 0 Comments

"Yo estoy orgullosa de ser Latina porque conozco a muchas niñas y aprendemos de cada una como son. Yo estoy orgullosa de ser Latina."

-Michelle

"Yo estoy orgullosa de ser Latina porque los Latinos somos el impulso de los Estados Unidos. Estoy orgullosa de ser Latina porque he rompido los estereotipos que tienen para los Latinos. Estoy orgullosa de ser Latina porque tomo buenas decisiones y soy perseverante en lo que trato de…

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Blog-a-thon: Why am I Proud to be a Latina?

Posted by Taylor Figueroa on March 10, 2017 at 11:30am 0 Comments

  In El Paso, I never credit the rich diversity of Mexican culture. Everyday, I hear the Spanish language and festive music, smell the greasy tacos and rice, and see the decorative murals, bright in color, adorned with scenes of fruit and gardens. It's easy to get bored of it all, when that is all that you see. I tend to take it for granted.

  However, I once spent a whole summer in Arizona, with a group of girls around my age. There were about two other latinas, but the rest were…

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Women's History Month: Writing Contest

Posted by Jasmine Villa on March 8, 2017 at 10:44am 0 Comments

Feliz #IWD2017 !Tell us why you're a chica poderosa for a chance to win a prize & be featured in…

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About Me

Posted by Alma Elizabeth Saenz on February 28, 2017 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Writing "about me" paragraphs has never been my strong point. There isn't a lot I can write here that hasn't been stated on my page, I think I'd do better if I had some questions I could answer. But here it goes... My name is Alma Elizabeth Saenz Prieto, I didn't know I was supposed to write both of my last names on papers until the lady who gave me my double citizenship told me that if I didn't do so I would have to go back and correct all of my documents. I was born in Chihuahua, Ch. and…

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Butterfly Collage

Posted by Stephanie Puente on March 2, 2017 at 10:50am 0 Comments

The girls made butterfly collages to represent who they are by filling in the butterfly wings with magazine cutouts. The girls wrote their names on the body of the butterfly. The girls are now club members of Las Latinitas and we are all…

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Day One What Our Latinitas are doing to Succeed.

Posted by Veronica Martinez on March 6, 2017 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Tell us what you're doing to help future generations of Latinas succeed! Whether you're a first generation college student setting a standard for siblings or volunteering in your community. Show us what you contribute.

Yo Heidi quisiera reenforzar el poder de la mujer latina. Yo planeo estudiar medicina. Quisiera quitar varios de los estereotipos que hay ahora sobre las mujeres y los latinps en general en los Estados Unidos y el mundo.

-Heidi

A…

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March 6: What are you doing to help future generations of Latinas succeed?

Posted by Stephanie Puente on March 6, 2017 at 12:01pm 0 Comments

I help the future because every year I go to to the beach in California and help clean it up. This is what I love to do and I think it is important for us to help out our environment. 

                -Victoria 

I am helping future generations of Latinitas succeed by being the first generation college student. Both of my parents did not go to college and I am the oldest, so I plan to go to college to be the class of 2025. Also, I would probably be on of the first to graduate…

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Why I'm Proud to be Latina

Posted by Iliana Romero on March 6, 2017 at 3:44pm 0 Comments

By Yoselyn Majano

Brooke Elementary

Here are  8 reasons I am proud of being Latina.

1 I can teach someone Spanish.

2 The food is delicious.

3 There are a lot of ice cream stores and open spaces in Latin America

4. Enchiladas come from Central America , South America and Mexico.

5. There are a lot of fun places to hang with your family in Mexico.

6. You can meet new people in Latin Communities in America.

7. There are no…

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Why I'm proud to be a latina

Posted by Iliana Romero on March 6, 2017 at 3:45pm 1 Comment

By Jesslynn C.

Brooke Elementary



I am proud to be a Latina because my Latina teachers teach me new things. They are nice and the best teachers. I think people should be a Latina because probaly it can change your life like you can probaly be a music player even though you do not even play. You can go see a free movie sponsored by Latinitas. We're watching Hidden Figures on Friday March 24 at the Google Fiber center. Or you can even have a party. That is why you should be proud… Continue

Blog-a-thon Day 1

Posted by Veronica Martinez on March 6, 2017 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

Tell us what you're doing to help future generations of Latinas succeed! Whether you're a first generation college student setting a standard for siblings or volunteering in your community. Show us what you contribute.

I joined Latinitas because I think Latinxs and women in general are not fairly represented in the media. This reason is that there are not that many women and Latinas in the newsroom or as producers. I want to be inside the newsrooms I want to tell stories…

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Veronica Martinez's blog post was featured

Why are our Latinitas proud to be Latinas?

"Yo estoy orgullosa de ser Latina porque conozco a muchas niñas y aprendemos de cada una como son. Yo estoy orgullosa de ser Latina."-Michelle"Yo estoy orgullosa de ser Latina porque los Latinos somos el impulso de los Estados Unidos. Estoy orgullosa de ser Latina porque he rompido los estereotipos que tienen para los Latinos. Estoy orgullosa de ser Latina porque tomo buenas decisiones y soy perseverante en lo que trato de hacer."-HeidiI'm proud to be a Latinita because we are learning how to…See More
23 hours ago
Taylor Figueroa's blog post was featured

Blog-a-thon: Why am I Proud to be a Latina?

  In El Paso, I never credit the rich diversity of Mexican culture. Everyday, I hear the Spanish language and festive music, smell the greasy tacos and rice, and see the decorative murals, bright in color, adorned with scenes of fruit and gardens. It's easy to get bored of it all, when that is all that you see. I tend to take it for granted.  However, I once spent a whole summer in Arizona, with a group of girls around my age. There were about two other latinas, but the rest were…See More
23 hours ago
laura hernandez is now a member of Latinitas
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Mariah Alvarez posted a blog post

Getting to know me:

Hello ! My name is Mariah Alvarez and I am 20 years old . I am currently a senior at UTEP and will graduate within the next year with a bachelors in sociology and a minor in psychology. I recently signed up to be a volunteer with Latinitas and I love the organization. I plan on staying to help as much as I can for as long as I can. I love getting to know new people and I love helping my community! My favorite color is pink. I am a proud mom to a wonderful pug, her name is Ella. I am a feminist…See More
Mar 15
Stephanie Puente posted a blog post

March 10th: Why are you proud to be a Latina?

I am proud to be a Latina because you show your loyalty to the environment ans we show that we are smart and strong.             -VictoriaI am proud to be a Latina because my family. I think that whatever race you are, you should be proud of yourself. It doesn't matter how you are from the outside by from the inside.            -Elizabeth I am proud to be a Latina because there are a lot of traditions we do. There are a lot of artist that could accomplish what they want. For example Beyonce,…See More
Mar 10
Iliana Romero posted a blog post

Why im proud to be latina

By:Fatima BelmanDobie Middle School I'm proud of being a Latina. Latinas are special to me because my whole family's generation are Latina.My mom tells me that are family generation are Latina. She tells me that I should be proud of being a Latina because I'm a Latina myself. We celebrate Cinco de mayo, quinceaneras, Dia de los Muertos. when i celebrate with my family I feel happy and exited.       My family is so especial to me because we're all Latina. The Latina generation started with both…See More
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Mar 10
bruna arteaga commented on Iliana Romero's blog post Why I'm proud to be a latina
" March 10:Why I am proud to be a Latina?. I am proud to be a Latina because I am able to speak Spanish . I can also interact and learn from other cultures. I can try several types of  foods and cook several dishes. I can read several…"
Mar 10
bruna arteaga commented on Veronica Martinez's blog post What's Feminism for our Latinitas?
"March 09: what feminism means to you?. Feminism means to have a career and be able to raise our families. Feminism also means to be proud of ourselves and overcome all difficulties. Feminism is reaching the same level and pay that men has in…"
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Iliana Romero commented on Iliana Romero's blog post Why we're proud to be Latina
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