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Know the Relay Story

Have you heard the Relay story? If you haven't, hear it now!…

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Added by Daisy Lucia Orellana on April 30, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

GLZ: Check yourself out to charity!

Yep. I’m talking about volunteering.

It is my recent addiction. I feel like what I imagine an extreme couponer and a hoarder must feel as they do what they do, yet I’m not crazy (Yeah, yeah, it doesn’t help that my name rhymes with crazy). The most frequently asked question I get as a volunteer is “Why do you do it?”. Well……

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Added by Daisy Lucia Orellana on March 30, 2013 at 11:29pm — No Comments

Cesar E. Chavez Commemorative March

Cesar Chavez was a Latino, farm worker, and labor leader;  As president of the United Farm Workers of America (UFW),  he lead the very first successful farm workers union.  Using non violent means such as marches and boycotts, he obtained rights for farm workers and spread awareness about the dangers of pesticides. …

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Added by Daisy Lucia Orellana on March 30, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

The Story On My Wrist

This is my arm. Isn't it lovely? I'm only joking. It's just an arm.  But these bracelets I'm wearing are special to me because they each have a story.

From top to bottom these are the meanings accompanying each bracelet.

  1. The colorful wooden beaded bracelet was a gift from one of my…
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Added by Daisy Lucia Orellana on March 28, 2013 at 11:00pm — 2 Comments

Latina Pride and the Hypen

As a teenager, a question repeatedly pops into my head: "who am I?". According to John Marcia, a developmental psychologist who divided the identity crisis into four states, I am in "identity moratorium"-still going through a crisis, yet starting to commit to one.



At the moment, I identify myself as a Latina. And I've always been a proud Latina. I mean, what's there to dislike? The food? HAH, I don't think so. The big families? ...unless you are easily become claustrophobic at a… Continue

Added by Daisy Lucia Orellana on February 7, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments


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