Why are spaces for women of color important TO ME? Because for far too long we have been left out of the narratives. In this space you are at the center of the conversation. Because without you there is NO me! Because writing is how we dig for the truth and hopefully save ourselves. Because… Continue reading Why I’ve dedicated my life to serving WOC!
#5: Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro #AFROLATINASTOKNOW *** Yolanda Pizarro was born in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico and was raised by her grandparents. She began writing at an early age in school newsletters and newspapers and won drawing and essay competitions at the Colegio San Vicente Ferrer in Cataño. In 2004, Arroyo published her first book of short… Continue reading #AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #5: Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro
Peace family! For the past eleven years the NYC Latina Writers Group has been a space of sisterhood, solidarity and community. We have gathered and celebrated countless writer accomplishments such as, one women shows and publishing / self-publishing books. We are writers by day, Ph.D. students by night. We are mothers who still find the… Continue reading The NYC Latina Writers Group’s Fundraiser Benefit for Mexico y El Caribe!
I honor that today is the very first screening of AFROLATINOS: LA HISTORIA QUE NUNCA NOS CONTARON, Afrolatinos: An Untaught History! Tonight is the very first time we share it publicly. Today I honor how Renzo Devia and I met and dedicated over seven years to this project. We have been committed to… Continue reading FILM SCREENING TONIGHT in NYC! Afrolatinos An Untaught History