Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Teenage Mothers And Unwanted Pregnancies

Life with kids, even with a partner that helps in their upbringing, can be difficult. But facing the same reality as a single, teenage mother who never thought that it would happen to her can be a situation that is truly complicated and stressful.  The young mother will be prematurely thrust into life as an

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

One Latina Twentysomething’s 12 Tips For Teens

I am not a wise old crone. I am only 27 and though I have been successful in many realms, I am disgruntled about plenty of things. I am a struggling writer. I am not a picture...

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Growing To Embrace Growing Older

When I was 21, I started to notice that some gray hair was beginning to sprout. That was my first introduction to aging, but I didn’t think anything of it. I was young and cute and had...

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

What Separates Latino Hipsters From The Rest?

Austin, Texas — First off, you may be asking yourself, “What is a hipster?” The answer is the type of difficult one that accompanies trying to distill cultural movements. But, the short version is that hipsters are...

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

The Most Dangerous Environment — Middle School

June is a magical month when you work at an elementary school. It is a time for new beginnings — as in summer vacations. When you work at an elementary school, you tend to revert back to...

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Young Latinos Want To Consume Bilingual Content

A new study found that Latino youth, meaning ages 14-34, like consuming content in bilingual, bicultural ways. “The Maximo Report” was sponsored by the network Tr3s, Motivo Insights, LLC and the New Generation Latino Consortium and had some...

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Bien Hecho: Latinitas Inspires Girls With Media, Tech

Latinitas Magazine started off in 2002 as a way to help empower young Latinas with media and technology. By allowing young women to participate in school programs, teen internships, Saturday and summer camps, special events, and the an...

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Help A Latina Filmmaker Highlight Love, Family In New Movie

Aurora Guerrero is a movie writer and director who has a lot to say — but she needs your help. The Latina filmmaker, daughter of Mexican immigrants and San Francisco Bay area native is currently working to...