#L4LL Día Blog Hop: Jungle Tales by Jeff Zorilla #Giveaway

Jungle Tales by Jeff Zorilla

We are excited to share a guest post by Jeff Zorilla, author of a new English translation of Jungle Tales, as part of the Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros Blog Hop. The blog hop is part of an initiative by Latinas4LatinoLit.org, a collective of Latina bloggers who hope to shine a light on published Latino […]

Teen Travel Summit & Extravaganza {Passport Party Project}

teen travel summit extravaganza

Today we just had to share this awesome event from the The Passport Party Project! Check out the details below: is a super! fantastic! Weekend Extravaganza for tw/eens & their parents featuring travel workshops, travel chat, travel prizes & loads of travel fun! MISSION To encourage safe, educational & fun domestic and international travel for tw/eens and […]

Dr. Angélica Pérez-Litwin Launches ELLA Leadership Institute, a professional development platform Latina professionals

ELLA Leadership Institute, Latina leadership, ELLA Leadership Network

For Immediate Release: Announcing the Official Launch of ELLA Leadership Institute and Inaugural Annual Conference at Columbia University New York, NY | March 11, 2013 – The Ella Leadership Institute is the first professional development platform to launch this 2013 for Latina women whose participation will advance their careers and leadership, and connect them to a network […]

FREE EVENT: Hapa Japan Festival & Conference in Los Angeles {APR 2-6, 2013}

Hapa Japan Festival, conference, mixed race, los angeles, california, multiracial

Hapa Japan Festival is a FREE EVENT celebrating mixed-race and mixed-roots Japanese people and culture.  The event will take place on April 2-6, 2013 in Los Angeles, and will include a concert featuring hapa artists, a comedy night at East West Players, readings by award-winning authors, a historical exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum, film screenings […]

Call for Submissions: TFW Forum on “Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism within Feminisms” {Deadline MAR 31}

via The Feminist Wire Recent critiques of “white feminist” silence surrounding the misogynist attack against nine-year old actress Quvenzhané Wallis, coupled with – what seems to be – a ubiquitous and ever-growing culture of indifference regarding violence against women of color in general, and “white feminist” taciturnity and/or insensitivity in light of the same, in […]

One mother’s response to her 7 year old about female body image {RachelSimmons.com}

female body image

One mother’s response to her 7 year old about female body image by Janell Hofmann I am sitting, cross legged, on the bathroom floor trimming my five year old daughters’ toenails.  My nine year old son showers his muddy body as I lean against the tub.  My three year old daughter wrestles herself into pajamas […]