Massacre Of The Innocents - Peter Paul Rubens

Massacre of the Innocents

A Latin American Tradition Celebrated on December 28

“The commemoration of the massacre of these “Holy Innocents”, traditionally regarded as the first Christian martyrs, if unknowingly so, first appears as a feast of the Western church in the Leonine Sacramentary, dating from about 485. »»» Read More

Las Posadas

Nuestra Historia: Celebrating Las Posadas

December 16 – Las Posadas Begins

The tradition of Las Posadas was brought to Mexico from Spain in the 1500’s by Catholic Missionaries. The Posadas commemorate Mary and Joseph’s difficult journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of a place for the Christ Child to be born. »»» Read More

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November is National Family Caregivers Month

November 2016 Theme: “Take Care to Give Care”

November is National Family Caregivers Month. If you are a family caregiver, you know how important it is to take care of your sick or elderly loved one. »»» Read More

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APL Project – Internet Research: Noise vs. News

INTERNET RESEARCH: NOISE VS. NEWS
Research Skills Training

Events like our past election expose weaknesses in how Americans gather research using the internet. There is a lot of information out there and it can be hard to tell what is reliable. »»» Read More

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History of Latina Activists

We Have a Long History of Latina Activists

Young Latina activists across the United States are engaged in activism and have become a large Democratic voting demographic. Yet too often their “herstory” here is still not told well enough in our schools. »»» Read More

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Female Soldiers in the Civil War

Photo: Frances Clayton disguised herself as “Frances Clalin”
to fight in the Civil War. (Library of Congress)

Women Who Fought In The Civil War

With the election ending soon, we wanted to highlight women who take a stand. »»» Read More

Day Of The Dead

Some Day of the Dead Facts

What do you know about the Day of the Dead?

Day of the Dead, or Dia de Los Muertos, is celebrated at the beginning of November every year. Find out the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How about this annual holiday. »»» Read More