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Why Our Community Should Support Puerto Rico Beyond Music

Why Our Community Should Support Puerto Rico Beyond Music

| Ashley Rivera Mercado
Don’t think of Puerto Rico only when natural disasters occur or because Bad Bunny has a hit. Think of us in terms of our people, our cultura, and our plight as a modern colony of the United States. As Latines, we’re far more alike than we think, and that connection goes far beyond borders to form...
Courage of the Mexican Revolution: Adela Velarde Pérez, "La Adelita"

Courage of the Mexican Revolution: Adela Velarde Pérez, "La Adelita"

| May Aguirre
You may be familiar with the famous “Adelitas” or "Soldaderas", they are known as the women who fought alongside men in the Mexican Revolution. But did you know there is a woman behind the nickname? Her name was Adela Velarde Pérez born on September 8, 1900 in Chihuahua, México. She was said to b...
5 Scents That Take Us Back to Our Latine Childhood

5 Scents That Take Us Back to Our Latine Childhood

| Alejandra Aguirre
There are sudden moments where I catch a scent and my memory takes me back to moments of joy. Sometimes it's the scent of dirt after a strong lluvia. Other times, it's not completely joyful and it's usually the scent of clean floors and my memories of Fridays spent deep cleaning our home. But no ...
We are here for you ❤️

We are here for you ❤️

| Alejandra Aguirre
Cadena Familia, As we worked on a marketing campaign that was scheduled to go out today, we stopped in our tracks. We could not do it. We could not bring ourselves to hit send. While this is our livelihood and we want to show you all of our beautiful products, it’s not the time. Instead, we feel...
Selena's Legacy and Latina Identity

Selena's Legacy and Latina Identity

| Alejandra Aguirre
Selena has become an icon for many reasons and I've come to realize that she is idolized because for Mexican-American women like myself, she mirrors our lives as bi-cultural women. She was able to cross borders and face the challenges of two countries, two languages and two nuanced cultures. Nav...
5 Virtual Galentine's Day Ideas to Celebrate With Your Amigas

5 Virtual Galentine's Day Ideas to Celebrate With Your Amigas

| Mabel Aguirre
We think it’s fair to say that even if you are not under the weather, the thought of lounging in comfy clothes and sharing laughs from the comfort of your home is much more appealing than going out. Even if distance isn’t a factor, virtually hanging out has become a convenient way to keep the chi...
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