30 días de palabras: día 7

October 21, 2012 / 0 comments

Really important meetings are planned by the souls long before the bodies see each other. Paulo Coelho

30 días de palabras: día 6

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I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself. Maya Angelou

30 días de palabras: día 5

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Beyond myself, somewhere, I wait for my arrival. Octavio Paz When we learn to speak, we learn to translate. Octavio Paz

30 días de palabras: día 4

October 18, 2012 / 0 comments

Beloved community is formed not by the eradication of difference but by its affirmation, by each of us claiming the identities and cultural legacies that shape who we are and how we live in the world. bell hooks, Killing Rage:Ending Racism

30 días de palabras: día 3

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José Guadalupe Posadas, shows the soldadera as a menacing figure, a soldier who is ready to fight; the only thing distinguishing her from a male soldier is her dress. (Source) Also, check out Cool compilation of the world of skeletons of José Guadalupe Posadas http://geronimodesade.blogspot.com/2012/04/esta-entrada-de-blog-la-quiero-dedicar.html Revolutionary Mexican Women http://www.ic.arizona.edu/ic/mcbride/ws200/mex-jand.htm

30 días de palabras: día 2

October 17, 2012 / 0 comments

“I have to say that the traditional role is kind of a myth. I think the traditional Mexican woman is a fierce woman.” Sandra Cisneros Pretty amazing. Check out this blog that has all things Sandra Cisneros. http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/sandra-cisneros

30 días de palabras: día 1

October 15, 2012 / 0 comments

30 days of words we

*A Great Fighter*

September 21, 2012 / 0 comments

Lately, I’ve been posting words that inspire to help define the future and motivations behind the vision of Paper Amor. Paper Amor is about art, culture, justice, language, identity, and California. It’s about home, art, gratitude, and literature. It’s about familia, gente, amor, español, Inglés, cartas de amor, and esperanza. It’s about having roots and…

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Show Me Your Papers

August 24, 2012 / 0 comments

La Raza Comica: Noche de Mujeres Anoche, I attended an inspirational event at the cartoon museum in San Francisco. From the SF Cartoon Art Museum The Cartoon Art Museum and The Latino Comics Expo are proud to announce Noche de Latinas, an evening with Latina comic book artists discussing their craft, their inspirations, and how…

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Keep Sharing Yourself

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(11) thoughts from este verano …words that changed me in Summer 2012 1. Be vulnerable Others seek your courage – Rumi Your open-ness, human-ness allows others to be real too 2. Just be yourself Stop rejecting parts of you 3. Use your voice Your story is the most powerful means to your change 4. Listening…

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