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Stephanie Puente's Blog – March 2017 Archive (8)

March 10th: Why are you proud to be a Latina?

I am proud to be a Latina because you show your loyalty to the environment ans we show that we are smart and strong. 

            -Victoria

I am proud to be a Latina because my family. I think that whatever race you are, you should be proud of yourself. It doesn't matter how you are from the outside by from the inside. 

           -Elizabeth 

I am proud to be a Latina because there are a lot of traditions we do. There are a lot of artist that could accomplish what…

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Added by Stephanie Puente on March 10, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

March 9th:What Feminism Means to Our Latinas

When I think of a feminist, I think of Beyonce because she helps us girls build up our and her songs support me. 

              -Victoria 

A feminist means fighting for women's rights, like Beyonce. I do think being a feminist does matter. A feminist to me means that I get to stand for my rights and show the world that women can do what ever men do. 

            -Elizabeth

A feminist to me is someone that is independent of men. Women and men both learn. 

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Added by Stephanie Puente on March 9, 2017 at 10:25am — No Comments

March 8th: Latinas Spotlight Their #WCE

My mom has changed my life by being nice to me, showing me love, and caring for me. 

            -Victoria

A Latina that has always been in the spotlight for me is my mom. I admire her because she has always pushed to the stars. I love her for that. I also admire her for always looking at the bright side. 

             -Elizabeth 

My mom has change my life because she takes me to school.

             -Ashley

Someone who has changed my life is my mom…

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March 8th: Spotlight #WCE

My mother has and continues to make a huge impact on my life. She is the strongest woman I know, even through the rough patches in life. Our family has gone through so many obstacles, yet my mom continues to move on with life in a positive way. She has always taught my sisters and I to never let anything bring us down because we are our biggest defeat. …

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March 7th: I AM A CHICA PODEROSA!

I am a chica poderosa because I am wonderful. 

                -Delilah 

I am a chica poderosa because I am helpful. 

               -Bridgette

I am a chica poderosa because I am good at soccer, basketball, and volleyball. The advice I would give girls to be chica poderosa's is to help people. 

                -Ashley 

I am a chica poderosa because I care about our environment and I help the older people. 

              -Victoria 

I am…

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March 7th: I AM A CHICA PODEROSA!

Image result for what is a chica poderosa I am a chica poderosa because I do not let anyone tell me what I should or should not do with my life. Stereotypes are held up against us Latina women and I think it is important to not believe in the stereotypes, such as Latinas being housewives, Latinas being caretakers, or Latinas being submissive women. I want to steer away from the stereotypes brought upon our society about Latina women. 

I am not going to let anyone tell me not to pursue a degree in Social Work just…

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Added by Stephanie Puente on March 7, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

March 6: What are you doing to help future generations of Latinas succeed?

I help the future because every year I go to to the beach in California and help clean it up. This is what I love to do and I think it is important for us to help out our environment. 

                -Victoria 

I am helping future generations of Latinitas succeed by being the first generation college student. Both of my parents did not go to college and I am the oldest, so I plan to go to college to be the class of 2025. Also, I would probably be on of the first to graduate…

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Added by Stephanie Puente on March 6, 2017 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Butterfly Collage

The girls made butterfly collages to represent who they are by filling in the butterfly wings with magazine cutouts. The girls wrote their names on the body of the butterfly. The girls are now club members of Las Latinitas and we are all butterflies. Even though the girls are all a part of something, we are all…

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Added by Stephanie Puente on March 2, 2017 at 10:50am — No Comments


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