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Thanks for joining the Latinitas community by and for Latina teens 13 & up. In our community, you can read blogs from teen reporters, add your own blog posts, ask for advice, ask questions by creating a discussion and voice your opinion by commenting or blogging about whatever you want. Comment, upload a photo, discuss, add a video, create a group or invite your friends to join. Get started now!


Click on the about us and our community rules tabs to learn more about who we are. We are a GIRLS-ONLY COMMUNITY (sorry, no boys allowed here). Remember, to always be net safe. Want advice?  Ask our resident advice columnists in our discussion forums.


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

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October Anti-bullying Month

Posted by Latinitas Intern on October 24, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

OCTOBER IS ANTI-BULLYING MONTH

Every October, schools and organizations across the country join together in observing National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal is to encourage communities to work together to stop bullying and…

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Say No to Drugs

Posted by Latinitas Intern on October 24, 2014 at 9:59am 0 Comments

RED RIBBON WEEK

Say No to Drugs/ Di No a Las Drogas

Red Ribbon Week takes place October 23-31 and promotes awareness of the dangers of drugs. Our Club Members share their red ribbon week message...

 

SAY NO TO DRUGS!!! They are bullies to your body plus you can get sick from them. - Delaney

 

You should not do drugs because they are bad for you and they can make you die .When you do drugs they make your breath smell.…

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Have a Fun & Safe Halloween

Posted by Latinitas Intern on October 24, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Tips To Have a Safe Halloween:

Our club members shared these tips to have a safe Halloween

1. The way of having a safe Halloween is by wearing bright colors. 

2. When you trick or treat, check the candy before eating them.

3. Take a flashlight with…

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How I handle my stress

Posted by Selina Bonilla on October 13, 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

I never use to get so stressed out until I came to college. The balancing act of school and a social life is possibly one of the most difficult things to do. When things start piling up on me, from multiple tests and papers due all in the same week, my reflex is to hide under my blanket until it's all over. Not the best way to handle stressful situations, so I've learned to do other things instead.

When I am studying during tests and I get overwhelmed and feel like I can't do it, I…

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Your Invitation to the Sisterhood

Posted by Anna-Alizette on October 2, 2014 at 11:30pm 0 Comments

“Women’s progress is human progress.” –Hillary Clinton

Trending this past month was the word “feminism” and what it means to be “feminist.” We were brought to tears when Emma Watson moved us with her #HeForShe campaign speech at the UN. Clapped out loud when Lena Dunham called out to women to join together instead of being pitted against each other. What is the use of the word “feminism” if we aren’t all standing together for it? Instead we are debating on…

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My Education is Worth It

Posted by Selina Bonilla on October 6, 2014 at 1:43pm 0 Comments

“When you are in college, we won’t be there to make you do your work. As a matter of fact, when you are in college, odds are you will not have a professor that will allow you to make up your work or even turn it in late. It is your responsibility, no one else’s, and you need to start getting into that mindset already!”

I have heard that speech uttered countless times from numerous high school teachers’ lips as they preached to our juvenile minds about the expectations that await us at…

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Latinitas Code Chica Conference

Posted by Erika Martinez on October 3, 2014 at 12:43pm 0 Comments

Latinitas First Code Chica Conference

 According to the U.S. Department of Labor, by the time girls in middle school now attend college, there will be one million more computer science jobs than computer scientists to fill them. When we look at the number of girls and women pursuing that career path, things look bleak, women of color, worse. Less than…

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Dreams do come true

Posted by Sara Eunice Martinez on October 4, 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

Hola muchachitas!



Sorry for not being able to update my blog here b/c so many things have just happened in only a matter of months!



I will admit though, that they are good things :D…



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The Latina Rosa Parks - Carmelita Torres

Posted by Alicia on October 2, 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Have you heard of Carmelita Torres? She was a part of the Bath Riots of 1917. She has been compared to Rosa Parks because she took a stand against discrimination and inhumanity. In the early 1900's, it was common practice for U.S. health officials to force Mexicans crossing the bridge into the U.S. to bathe, strip naked in front of an inspector and undergo a lice treatment. These toxic and harmful chemicals were used to kill lice and prevent typhus. A 17-year-old Mexican maid crossed the…

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The Latina Identity

Posted by Cynthia Amaya on September 27, 2014 at 8:48pm 0 Comments

Being a Latina means being resilient. It means working hard and not letting bumps in the road, no matter how big or small, stop us from reaching our goals. It means putting our utmost effort to everything we do because people are expecting us to fail and we're going to prove them wrong. It means working twice as hard to make ourselves, our parents, and our families proud. It means ignoring stereotypes that claim we are lazy and being the hard workers that generations of Latinos have proven…

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