On National Women’s History Month, I would like to take honor 3 Latinas who demonstrated persistence to achieve their goals and make a difference in their communities. As the immigrant mother of two latina girls, these remarkable women have provided me a source of strength for the days when parenting feels tough, super tough.
Raising children in the #MeToo, #TimesUp and #NeverAgain era is not for the fainted of hearted. It can be overwhelming. In fact, it has actually stole many hours of my sleep. However, I have been inspired from Latina women who also faced difficulty in their paths, and nevertheless persisted. Their stories have helped me to keep moving forward with hope and determination.
Honoring 3 Latinas Who Didn’t Give Up
For more than 40 years, Dolores Huerta has been fighting for the Latinos and women who are unfairly treated. As the co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association, she led the civil rights and labor movements in California. It was Dolores Huerta who came out with the slogan, “Sí Se puede” (Yes We Can), which has pushed many of us to work towards our goals and persist.
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