Category Archives: Hispanic Heritage

To the Golden Bear Students I Met Saturday at Stanford – Thank you for Saying YES!

They woke up at 6 a.m. in Berkeley on a Saturday morning, in the middle of due dates for their final papers, project and finals…. They carpooled in two cars and headed south to Palo Alto. By 8:05 a.m. they were … Continue reading

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Keynote Moment: What I Shared with Teenagers on Latino Achievement Night

  Last night, I had the pleasure of meeting honor student Alicia Fisher at the Latino Achievement Night ceremony at Castro Valley High School. This young activist got up on stage and unapologetically called out the decades of systemic bias … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month and Latino Americans’ long-standing History of Military Service

Dr. Hector P. García: “a man who in the space of one week delivers twenty babies, twenty speeches, and twenty thousand votes.” Today’s #HispanicHeritageMonth post to raise awareness of Latino Americans’ contributions and longstanding history of #military service honors a man whose name is … Continue reading

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