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Latinitas Intern's Blog – June 2015 Archive (4)

What do you think about Latina stereotypes?

Latinitas speak out against stereotypes. 

What stereotypes do you see about Latinas?

They are crazy.

They all speak Spanish

They are sexy

They are better off as a maid and will never become successful in life

They are good only at cooking

They are always angry

They are supposed to stay in the house and cook/clean

They are smart girls, always focused on what they want.


What does Latina…


Added by Latinitas Intern on June 23, 2015 at 4:03pm — No Comments

Self-Esteem Tips

What advice do you have to help girls boost their self-esteem?

  • Remember people don't all look the same.
  • You are pretty in your own way.
  • We should focus on the brain and not just the body.
  • You are perfect the way you are.
  • You don't need makeup to look perfect. You are beautiful the way you are.
  • Everyone is different.
  • We can't all be models.
  • Say positive things about yourself.
  • Remember a lot of the models are…

Added by Latinitas Intern on June 23, 2015 at 1:13pm — No Comments

How media impacts girls' body image

How does media negatively impact girls' body image?

-Media affects girls by making them think they are not pretty enough or that they are not wearing a pretty size and it makes girls want to change themselves in the wrong way.

-Jacklyn, Nicole & Kayla

Why is it important to have a good body…


Added by Latinitas Intern on June 23, 2015 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Coding Camp

Are you looking for fun computer activities this summer? The Coding Academy is offering a few scholarship opportunities. The coding skills that are learned will get youngsters in any family ahead of the curve! If you want your child to pick up valuable tools to become an excited learner, give a call! Working with organizations such as FabLab_El_Paso , Aikido of El Paso, and our own team of education professionals, we use…


Added by Latinitas Intern on June 10, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments




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