Rosario “Chayo” Cervantez – Xicana Youth Activist
Rosario “Chayo” Cervantez
Rosario “Chayo” Cervantez is from White City, Oregon. She has been an activist in our community, organizing educational panels with LIFEArt and began the first wide-city Latinx Student Group that
brought together students from all high school in Jackson County. Chayo is currently an ESL teacher assistant at White Mountain Middle School and a student at Southern Oregon University.
I am a lot more powerful than I thought.
The Things That Do Not Burn
Last December The Hearth and De La Raíz worked together to offer an evening of stories and songs in the wake of the Almeda fires. Focused on tales of resiliency, The Things That Do Not Burn/Las Cosas Que No Se Queman presented six stories by local Spanish and English speaking residents.
Matilde Arias and her mother always been close. When she was 12, her mom was diagnosed with cancer. Chemotherapy saved her life, but after entering remission, she had a stroke. As her mother worked to regain her mobility, Matilde took on the role as the second adult...
Raul Tovar – Co-founder of Noche de Cuentos Project
Raul Tovar During my six month trip in Mexico, a special moment took place in a magical mountain village along the Sierra Madre mountain range in Oaxaca. My younger brother was visiting me during my stay in Mexico and after some eventful days in Puerto Vallarta,...