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Latinitas Intern's Blog – December 2014 Archive (5)

Season of Giving

During this season of giving, Latinitas club members wrote about how they spread the spirit of giving and help their community.

I care about the environment! I help the community by collecting cans. I recycle it and earn lots of money. If I earn just enough money I give it to people in need. At my old school, I entered a program and I would pick up trash and make things out of it. One time, I…


Added by Latinitas Intern on December 17, 2014 at 1:45pm — No Comments

Holiday Celebrations

Latinitas share how they celebrate the holiday season....

We celebrate Christmas with my family. We eat tamales and menudo at night. The first thing in the morning, we open the presents. I celebrate Christmas with my mom, my dad, my sister, my tias and my grandma. I will go to Juarez, Mexico this year. I celebrate this holiday on December 24 and 25. I think this holiday is special because you…


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Women We Admire

Sonia Soto Mayor- A woman that I admire I Sonia Soto Mayor. She is the first Latina Supreme Court Justice. She I only the 3rd female Supreme Court Justice. She came from humble upbringing , but she set high goals for herself. She attended Yale and Princeton, she is proud of her heritage and coined the term " Wise Latina". - Alicia

Selena Gomez- I think Selena Gomez seems more like girl power because she is a very beautiful role model, and singer. Selena Gomez is very kind and…


Added by Latinitas Intern on December 15, 2014 at 4:15pm — No Comments

My Future Career

Girls were asked to write about the career they picked and why they decided on that career:

-I picked forensic scientist as my career because I love science. I like the idea of being able to investigate and solve crimes using science. I think this career is very interesting and exciting. –Leslie B.

-I want to be a doctor when I grow up. I want to help people who are sick by helping them in the hospital and when they are in danger. -Arlene L.

-I want to…


Added by Latinitas Intern on December 15, 2014 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Proud Latinas

We asked some Latinitas what they like most about being Latina and here is what they said:

What does your culture mean to you?

It means Pride in everything we do. Our culture means self expression, satisfaction, and hardwork. It means to honor our family with all our effort. –Leslie B.

It means the freedom to express myself in any way. – Claudia B.

What is your favorite family tradition?

Getting together for…


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