Kicking off the ELLA 2016 Class!

Posted on Mar 13, 2016 in ELLA, News

Each year, Engaged Latina Leadership Program (ELLA) participants, partake in a 3-day intensive working retreat where they have the opportunity to disconnect, recharge and grow. Some of the highlights from the retreat include the Conocimiento, which gave the ELLAs an opportunity to be vulnerable and get to know each other. On Saturday, March 27 Teresa Alvarado discussed how Latina Coalition […]

Join us for our Membership Appreciation Mixer!

Posted on Feb 17, 2015 in ELLA, Events, News

Latina Coalition Silicon Valley is proud to announce our 2015 ELLA class! Join us for this membership mixer as we introduce the class of 2015, mix and mingle with new and former members, and enjoy the beautiful view from the Capital Club! Complimentary wine and appetizers will be provided. Special thanks to KQED for sponsoring […]

ELLA Video Project: Underrepresentation of Latinas in STEM

Posted on Jun 6, 2014 in ELLA, News, Video

Upon graduating, each of the ELLAs had to work on a video project that discussed issues impacting Latinas. The Latina Coalition of Silicon Valley’s Engaged Latina Leadership Activist (ELLA) Program Class of 2013 presents a video focused on the lack of Latinas in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.   View more videos created by the […]

ELLA Video Project: Overrepresentation of Incarcerated Latinas

Posted on Jun 6, 2014 in ELLA, News, Video

Upon graduating, each of the ELLAs had to work on a video project that discussed issues impacting Latinas. Exploring the overrepresentation of incarcerated Latinas and how this affects them as individuals and as agents of integrated social systems. Incarcerated Latinas are often stigmatized and written off as non-members of society; our goal is to change […]

ELLA Video Project: Access to Healthcare

Posted on Jun 6, 2014 in ELLA, News, Video

Upon graduating, each of the ELLAs had to work on a video project that discussed issues impacting Latinas. “Women in particular need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we’re scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we do not have a lot of time to care of ourselves. We […]

ELLA Video Project: Scarcity of Latinas in Leadership

Posted on Jun 6, 2014 in ELLA, News, Video

Upon graduating, each of the ELLAs had to work on a video project that discussed issues impacting Latinas. This video was created to bring awareness on the scarcity of Latinas in leadership and inspire Latinas to get involved and develop their leadership skills.   View more videos created by the ELLA Class of 2013 Learn […]

Latinas in STEM Nominated for CreaTV Award

Posted on May 30, 2014 in ELLA, News

As part of the ELLA Video for social change project, Jocelyn Barragan, Yvette De La Torre, Ashley Ortiz, and Stefanie Perez create a video on the lack of Latinas in STEM fields. Congratulations to them for being nominated for a CreaTV Award! These ELLAs along with LCSV Board members attended the awards ceremony in January […]