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Poeta. Mujer Feroz y Atrevida. Educator. Survivor. Two-spirit Central American super hero learning to save herself first. Education as the practice of freedom.

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    "Internships are for white people!"
    Camila Barrios, East Los High, Season 2 Episode 5 (via salviprince)
    — 22 hours ago with 15 notes
    W/ the poet & maestro @kwamedawes . School is out & our assignments given. Time to work! #thechachafiles #socialactionwriting @csusummerarts

    W/ the poet & maestro @kwamedawes . School is out & our assignments given. Time to work! #thechachafiles #socialactionwriting @csusummerarts

    — 3 days ago
    #thechachafiles  #socialactionwriting 
    I’ve never had a moon pie. And now I shall.

    I’ve never had a moon pie. And now I shall.

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    Guatemalans with great hair. #lschi2014 #latergram

    Guatemalans with great hair. #lschi2014 #latergram

    — 1 week ago with 1 note
    #latergram  #lschi2014 
    Closest I’ve come to attending a school of the arts. Witnessing the exhibition of the Alvin Ailey Dance class and w/company dancers. Part of Summer Arts at CSU Monterey. Moving.

    Closest I’ve come to attending a school of the arts. Witnessing the exhibition of the Alvin Ailey Dance class and w/company dancers. Part of Summer Arts at CSU Monterey. Moving.

    — 1 week ago
    Home away from home. I can’t tell you how fucking grateful I am for these two weeks to write. Oh damn. I just did. #retreating #socialactionwriting

    Home away from home. I can’t tell you how fucking grateful I am for these two weeks to write. Oh damn. I just did. #retreating #socialactionwriting

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    #socialactionwriting  #retreating 
    La Vértiz, Sharon Bridgforth and me after SB’s reading. We joined her on stage for a little jazz improv.  #socialactionwriting #thankyouforsupportingme #retreating

    La VĂ©rtiz, Sharon Bridgforth and me after SB’s reading. We joined her on stage for a little jazz improv. #socialactionwriting #thankyouforsupportingme #retreating

    — 1 week ago with 3 notes
    #thankyouforsupportingme  #socialactionwriting  #retreating 
    Summer retreat Dorm life. I want to post a sign that says “no rapping badly in the lounge after midnight cause it bothers the ancestors and my sleep” and “clean up your Cheese-it’s cochinos! #socialactionwriting

    Summer retreat Dorm life. I want to post a sign that says “no rapping badly in the lounge after midnight cause it bothers the ancestors and my sleep” and “clean up your Cheese-it’s cochinos! #socialactionwriting

    — 1 week ago with 2 notes
    #socialactionwriting 
    Irene Mata professor at Wellesley College bought The Cha Cha Files as a gift for someone special. Xoxo love it! #thechachafiles #lschi2014

    Irene Mata professor at Wellesley College bought The Cha Cha Files as a gift for someone special. Xoxo love it! #thechachafiles #lschi2014

    — 1 week ago with 2 notes
    #thechachafiles  #lschi2014 
    The one & only Ana Patricia Rodriguez (who wrote my forward)   #mentor #friend #centamstudies #lschi2014 #thechachafiles #iadoreher

    The one & only Ana Patricia Rodriguez (who wrote my forward) #mentor #friend #centamstudies #lschi2014 #thechachafiles #iadoreher

    — 1 week ago
    #centamstudies  #lschi2014  #thechachafiles  #mentor  #iadoreher  #friend 
    Prof. Ariana Vigil of North Carolina Chapel Hill will be teaching my book in the fall! Little. ‘Ol. Me!! #lschi2014 #thechachafiles #gracias

    Prof. Ariana Vigil of North Carolina Chapel Hill will be teaching my book in the fall! Little. ‘Ol. Me!! #lschi2014 #thechachafiles #gracias

    — 1 week ago with 13 notes
    #thechachafiles  #gracias  #lschi2014 
    Kency Cornejo can’t wait to get into #thechachafiles #centamstudies #lschi2014

    Kency Cornejo can’t wait to get into #thechachafiles #centamstudies #lschi2014

    — 1 week ago
    #thechachafiles  #centamstudies  #lschi2014 
    Ricky Maldonado presenting on brown masculinities panel on education at the Latina Latino Studies conference. #lschi2014

    Ricky Maldonado presenting on brown masculinities panel on education at the Latina Latino Studies conference. #lschi2014

    — 1 week ago
    #lschi2014 
    Kenny Cornejo’s amazing presentation on Central American Diasporic art. So inspired! #lschi2014 #centamstudies

    Kenny Cornejo’s amazing presentation on Central American Diasporic art. So inspired! #lschi2014 #centamstudies

    — 1 week ago
    #centamstudies  #lschi2014