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TIME Magazine Spotlights 8 Latinx Changemakers for Latinx Heritage Month

Sofía Aguilar
Uplifting and supporting the Latinx community is an year-round endeavor but it’s even more special during Latinx Heritage Month to see mainstream media shining a spotlight on la comunidad. This week, TIME announced that it would spend the next few months...

7 Latina Inventors Who Have Made an Impact

Anna Ortega
Despite all the important contributions that Latinas have made in the U.S. and around the world, they aren’t often recognized for it. Latinas have made history across a variety of different industries like beauty, wellness, engineering, and health. In fact,...

How to Begin Healing Your Inner Niña as a Parentified Latina

patriciaalvarado
Patricia Alvarado is a psychotherapist and owner and director of the group practice, Alvarado Therapy & co-founder of Latinx Healthy Minds providing mental health programs for Latinx professionals. Healing comes in many ways. Healing can occur even when we did not know that...

Celia Cruz Barbie Debuts in Honor of Latinx Heritage Month

Anna Ortega
Mattel has created a myriad of Barbies honoring Latina icons like María Félix, Gloria Estefan, Shakira, and Frida Kahlo. While fans clamored to purchase the dolls, many of which sold out quickly, in 2021 they released a Celia Cruz doll...

Melania Luisa Marte’s New Poetry Collection Explores Afro-Latinidad, Ancestry, & Self-Love

Sofía Aguilar
Melania Luisa Marte is a Dominican-American writer and musician who is honoring her ancestors, Afro-Latina heritage, and herself through her poetry. This past August, she published her highly-anticipated poetry collection Plantains and Our Becoming, which takes readers on her journey establishing...