Earlier this month, the 21 Latino Spirit Awards were held at the State Capitol in Sacramento. To coincide with the state celebration of Cinco de Mayo, like every year since 2002, prominent, talented, Latinos, who are leaders of their fields from across California were honored by the California Latino Legislative Caucus. Among the honorees was Bamby Salcedo, the first transgender woman activist to be recognized with these awards.
Author Archives: Annais Garcia
Annais Garcia is a Mexican-American journalist. At CALÓ NEWS Garcia covers social justice, health, care, and education. She graduated from California State University, Dominguez Hills. Garcia was also an intern at EdSource. Outside of journalism Garcia enjoys of cooking and working out.
CALÓ on The Street: What does Mother’s Day mean for Latinos?
Dia de las Madres is celebrated on May 10th for those of Mexican, Salvadoran and Guatemalan descent. It is a day when family members celebrate the mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, spouses and other influential women in our lives who have made a difference in who we are today. But this Sunday, May 14th, is an international holiday for all mothers in the United States. CALÓ NEWS spoke to mothers about what it means to them to be celebrated on this special day.