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Latinitas Intern's Blog – August 2009 Archive (5)

Latinitas Noticias: MALDEF Report on Latina High School Drop-out

Listening to Latinas: Barriers to High School Graduation

Report Findings from MALDEF

To help keep young Latinas in school and on track for success, the National Women’s Law Center and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund went straight to the source: Latina students and the adults who work with them every day. Our new report, Listening to Latinas: Barriers to High School Graduation, explores the causes of the dropout crisis for Latinas and… Continue

Added by Latinitas Intern on August 30, 2009 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Belinda Acosta Answers Latinitas' Questions!

¡Hola Latinitas! We are lucky to have Belinda Acosta, author of Damas, Dramas, and Ana Ruiz join to answer your questions about the book, being a writer, quinceañeras, or other questions you might have.

Belinda Acosta

Read the blog "Damas, Dramas, and Ana Ruiz Book Review" here on, and then… Continue

Added by Latinitas Intern on August 9, 2009 at 12:00pm — 17 Comments

Damas, Drama, and Ana Ruiz Book Review

Title: Damas, Dramas, and Ana Ruiz

Author: Belinda Acosta

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

Publication Date: August 11, 2009

Pages: 336

Chanclas. ¡Híjole! Mi’ja. The red faced man who smelled like cigar smoke and Ben Gay. Amá. ¡Coraje! ¿Cómo se dice? These are just some of the phrases that are sprinkled throughout Belinda Acosta’s novel Damas, Dramas, and Ana Ruiz giving it the flavor it needs to be… Continue

Added by Latinitas Intern on August 9, 2009 at 11:53am — No Comments

PeeWee Salinas Interview

¡Hola Latinitas! For all of you PeeWee and Kumbia Kings fans out there, we will also be doing an interview with Pee Salinas! PeeWee has new solo album 'YO SOY", which hits stores next Tuesday, August11th!!! So here's your chance to ask him your questions, and we'll select a few to be in the interview! The first Latinita to post her question as a comment on this blog, will receive a signed CD from PeeWee himself!! So don't wait!… Continue

Added by Latinitas Intern on August 5, 2009 at 3:31pm — 3 Comments

Twilight Actress Interview

Hey Latinitas! We are really excited that we will be interviewing Twilight actress Christian Serratos! She plays Bella's normal, human friend Angela Weber in the Twilight Saga. She also figure skates, sings, and dances. We are currently gathering questions to ask her in the interview. Comment to this blog with your questions and you might read Christian's answers in a future issue of Latinitas Magazine! Here… Continue

Added by Latinitas Intern on August 5, 2009 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment




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