Hispanic Heritage. César Chávez

Hispanic Heritage. César Chávez

“Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot un-educate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore”. -César Chávez CESAR CHAVEZ, [1927-1993] was a...
Reaching out to Puerto Rico.

Reaching out to Puerto Rico.

Thinking of our sisters and brothers in Puerto Rico. It’s almost a week after Hurricane Maria and homes are still without power or phone service. Food and medicine are in short supply. Linking to an article in Fast Company with ways to help the people of Puerto...
Hispanic Heritage. Fabiola Cabeza de Baca

Hispanic Heritage. Fabiola Cabeza de Baca

For Hispanic Heritage Month let’s travel to New Mexico to meet FABIOLA CABEZA DE BACA [1894-1991] who descended from Spanish explorers. She was an American activist, nutritionist, writer and teacher who applied a bilingual approach to her classes adding Latino...
Hispanic Heritage. Tomás Rivera

Hispanic Heritage. Tomás Rivera

The arc of the life of TOMAS RIVERA [1935-1984] took him from the fields of Texas and the Midwest, to the office of a University of California Chancellor. The son of migrant farm workers, Rivera picked fruits and vegetables till age 20 when he pursued his education...
Hispanic Heritage. Louis Agassiz Fuertes

Hispanic Heritage. Louis Agassiz Fuertes

LOUIS AGASSIZ FUERTES [1894-1927] was an exceptional illustrator, artist and ornithologist who is regarded among the most accomplished American bird artists. Fuertes is credited for pioneering the painting of living birds in natural habitats. Born to a Puerto Rican...