¡Palabra!: Undocumented Immigrants

Undocumented immigrants are foreign nationals who entered the United States without authorization or entered legally but remained in the United States without authorization. However, undocumented youth and students usually have no role in the decision to come to this country. They are usually brought to this country by relatives, and for many, they have spent Read more ›

Jake Lovato and Peter Garbett participate in Skills USA

  Welding instructor Jake Lovato and SFCC welding student Peter Garbett traveled to Skills USA in Lexington, Kentucky. Garbett earned a seventh place with a score of 91.79 percent in welding sculpture competition. He also earned a certificate in welding sculpture. Both Lovato and Garbett participated in a community service event with Youthbuild while Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Femme

Femme is someone who identifies themselves as feminine, whether it be physically, mentally or emotionally. Often used to refer to a feminine-presenting queer woman. Source: http://www.pflagatl.org/lgbt-glossary/ Femme es alguien que se identifica como femenina, ya sea física, mental o emocionalmente. Termino a menudo usado para referirse a una mujer gay que se presenta como Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Xenophobia

Xenophobia: The fear or contempt of foreigners or strangers. The term is typically used to describe fear or dislike of foreigners or in general of people different from one's self. Source: Language Justice Network Xenofobia: El miedo o desprecio a extrangeros o extraños. El término es usado típicamente para describir miedo o disgusto por Read more ›

Update on Verde Community Project grant

The Verde Community Project video is here! https://www.santafeyouthworks.org/ It's been nine months since the Verde Community Project was launched, this video showcases the triumphs the organizations each spearheaded, contributed to, and inspired across the city. No question about it, our natural environment, youth and families, and economy is stronger for our efforts.  Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Cisnormativity

Cisnormativity is the assumption, in individuals or in institutions, that everyone is cisgender, and that cisgender identities are superior to trans* identities or people. Leads to invisibility of non-cisgender identities. Source: http://www.pflagatl.org/lgbt-glossary/ Cisnormatividad es la presunción, en individuos o en instituciones, de que todo el mundo es cisgénero y que identidades cisgéneras son Read more ›