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Street Harassment

Written by Rebecca Jackson Latinas and women around the world are thinking creatively about ending street harassment. From sharing their experiences online, to writing poetry and taking photographs of their harassers, women and girls are doing their part to put an end to the fear and intimidation. What is street harassment? Street harassment is just a… Read more

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How to Prepare for a Job

Are you ready for your first job? Knowing how to act professional is the first step in getting ready for job hunting and starting in workplace. Being professional means acting respectful, mature, polite and responsible. There will be times when you will be required to behave professionally in any job you hold.  Here are some… Read more

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Road to Success: Internships

With the tough economy and competitive job market, more and more high school and college students are turning to internships to get that extra experience. Internships are also a great way to network and make connections with different people.  There are two types of internships: physical (on location) and virtual (work from home).  But which… Read more

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Chica Who Care: Isabel Rivera

Ever visited your local rescue shelter for homeless pets?  It’s downright impossible for your heart not to melt at the site of a wide-eyed puppy or kitty staring back at you from behind a cage. The sad truth is that an overwhelmingly high number of homeless pets are put to sleep on a daily basis… Read more

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Teen Business Tycoons

Women are up and coming in the business world, and many of them had an entrepreneur vision from a very young age. Owning your own business can be difficult with permits, loans, rental space, and not to mention money, but these young Latinas are proving no challenge is too big for them.  These young Latinas… Read more

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Occupy Wall Street

Vea este artículo en español aquí You’ve probably heard about on the newspaper, in blogs or on TV. Occupy Wall Street is a movement fighting against inequalities and I’m proud to have been a part of the local occupy movement in my hometown. Occupy Wall Street is a national movement that has been going on… Read more

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Get Involved in Your Community

Have you ever wanted to be a superhero? The real heroes of our community are emergency responders like the police, fire department and ambulance technicians. You can be a hero too by volunteering to help emergency services that are always looking for volunteer aid with emergencies and disasters. Help at Your Fire Department “Volunteering with… Read more

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On the Job Hunt

After a long day of high school, with all the homework and the teachers and the gossip, who has time for a job? Is it not enough to have to worry about all of those things without adding on the stresses of working after school at the local burger joint? Despite the many issues the… Read more

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Don’t Just Stand There

Does your BFF have your back? Would you speak out against someone who was bullying or harassing your friend? Don’t be silent  and just watch your friends get hurt in front of you. Laura Zárate and Arely Sulvarán-Achenbach are Latina victim advocates who offer their advice to guide you in taking action, helping a friend… Read more

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Hot Summer Jobs

School is out, the sun is shining brightly, and you have bummed around the house for long enough! Maybe your mamí has suggested getting a job, but working at the local fast food joint just doesn’t sound good…actually it sounds terrible. You have talent, a can-do spirit, a mind full of ideas and a few… Read more

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