¡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 ›

¡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 ›

SFCC Algae Cultivation Certificate awarded for the first time

Photo: Abey Torrez, Dr. Stephen Gomez (Faculty member in Sustainable Technologies), Jeremiah Star, Luke Spangenburg (Director of Biofuels, Center of Excellence, Training Center Corporation) and Jonathan Schwilling; the other graduate Martin Lynch is not pictured. Four students were the first to receive the new Algae Cultivation Certificate during the spring commencement ceremony earlier Read more ›

¡Palabra!: Hijab

Hijab: Arabic word meaning “cover.” While hijab is commonly associated with women, Muslim men also sometimes wear a head covering as a means of showing modesty. Additionally, Christian and Jewish women in some traditions wear a headscarf as a cultural practice or commitment to modesty or piety. Source: Language Justice Network Hijab o Velo Read more ›