Tag Archives: language

Rejecting silence: Changing the language of violence [video]

May 7, 2013

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changetheconversation

Acts of violence prevail in our modern society. Violence against children, against women, and against men. The perpetrators? Primarily men. On whom does the conversation focus? Primarily on the victims. Things aren’t getting better. It’s time to change the conversation. It’s time to reject silence and change the language of violence. Watch this very important […]

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Speaking Spanish is just like riding a bike?

June 23, 2012

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dictionarlady1

Originally published as “At a Loss for Words” at Being Latino Online Magazine At the age of 7 ½  my parents decided to separate and Mami packed up my three siblings and me, and we left Puerto Rico; Chicago bound.  I had graduated first grade just a few months before and had confidently learned to […]

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