Latinas in Houston unite to demand Equal Pay

Challenge accepted. For this group of Texas Latinas waiting almost two years to achieve equal pay, this year, was motivation enough to commit to closing the wage gap in the future. Gathered as a collective group in Houston, #Latinas4EqualPay utilized Latina Equal Pay Day 2022 to organize and establish a new coalition for change.

In 2022, awareness for Latina Equal Pay Day fell on December 8th. This day serves as a reminder of the critical role Latinas play in the workforce and also highlights how Latinas are often paid less than their counterparts.

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Evolving Tradiciones to Welcome a New Year!

This year has been nothing if not unexpected. Earlier this month I was meticulously cleaning up the photo albums on my phone for about three or four hours. To be honest, doing so was not something I had planned to do – especially not over the end of year holidays, but once I got started I couldn’t stop. Soon enough the word purge entered my mind and I decided that is precisely what I was doing.

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On the road with the new 2021 Chevy Blazer

Sleek. Sporty. And a lot of fun to drive. That is how we have been describing the new 2021 Chevy Blazer ever since it first arrived on our driveway earlier this year. It was a loaner sent to us by Chevrolet for our mini-road trip across Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kansas this past November. We had it in our possession for a total of 14 days, and I don’t mind telling you we weren’t ready to let it go.

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Get Tested and Get Tested Often juanofwords podcast

Get Tested Now, And Get Tested Often

The numbers are staggering. Specifically in the Latino community. COVID-19 has devastated so many parts of our daily lives in the last several months, and now, as we prepare for what promises to be an even more difficult winter season in terms of the number of deaths and hospitalizations related to the global coronavirus pandemic, things are even more serious than ever before.

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Stay Home, Work Safe in Houston juanofwords

Stay Home, Work Safe in Houston

On week two of our self-isolation experience in Houston, the city has officially issued a Stay Home, Work Safe initiative through April 3, 2020. On today’s episode we share how we are coping with the “new normal,” what we are noticing on social media from brands, individuals and influencers, and our overall thoughts on saying something when it counts.

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Grit

It’s getting no, and not taking it for an answer.
It’s being told that you can’t, and figuring out how to do it anyway.
It’s being willing to work.
It’s being willing to sacrifice.

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