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Hacia el amor y la justicia por Danielle Ancin

“Nunca olvides que la justicia es la manifestación del amor en público”. Cornel West Mi nombre es Danielle Ancin y soy la nueva Coordinadora para el Desarrollo de Emprendedoras de Prospera. ¡En mis primeras semanas en Prospera, me di cuenta de que algo tan simple como un nombre a veces es motivo de conversación! Mi nombre original es Danielle, pero en mis años viviendo y trabajando en el extranjero me acostumbré a responder al nombre Daniela. Me encanta la forma en que Daniela…

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Toward Love and Justice by Danielle Ancin

“Never forget that justice is what love looks like in public.” Cornel West My name is Danielle Ancin, and I’m Prospera’s new Entrepreneur Success Coordinator. In my first few weeks at Prospera, I realized that something as simple as a name can sometimes require conversation! My given name is Danielle, but in my years living and working abroad I got used to answering to Daniela. I love the way Daniela captures the root of my name as well as my gender in Spanish…

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Claudia, our unstoppable leader! By Alex Miranda

Claudia, our unstoppable leader! By Alex Miranda Dear Prospera friends and supporters, On behalf of Prospera’s board of directors I’m delighted to share some exciting news at Prospera. As you may already know, this year, the board officially welcomes Claudia Arroyo as our new Co-Executive Director. Please join me in congratulating her! I’d like to tell you a little bit about Claudia and why we have chosen her to join Maria at the helm at this particular moment of Prospera’s life. …

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#SomosProspera…¡Un Alto para Sanar y reconectar! Por Claudia Arroyo

#SomosProspera…¡Un Alto para Sanar y reconectar!Por Claudia Arroyo ¿Qué pasa cuando rompemos con la inercia de la rutina? ¿Qué pasa cuando abrimos nuestros sentidos para conectar con nosotrxs mismxs? ¿Qué pasa cuando un grupo de mujeres latinas se miran, reconocen y abren sus horizontes? Inspiradas por estas preguntas las participantes de CRECE, nuestro programa avanzado de mujeres Latinas Cooperativistas se aventuró a tener su primer retiro anual con el apoyo de The San Francisco Foundation las mujeres lideraron la visualización, preparación, logística y…

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#WeAreProspera… A Pause to Heal and Reconnect! By Claudia Arroyo

#WeAreProspera… A Pause to Heal and Reconnect!By Claudia Arroyo What happens when we break out of the routine? What happens when we open our minds and connect with ourselves? What happens when a group of Latina women find each other, come together and open up to new possibilities? Inspired by these questions, the participants from our CRECE program (an incubator program supporting the growth of cooperative businesses) ventured to have their first annual retreat. With the support of The San Francisco Foundation the women…

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Prospera’s Third Summit for Latina Entrepreneurs “Health, Wellbeing and Entrepreneurship”

Prospera’s Third Summit for Latina Entrepreneurs “Health, Wellbeing and Entrepreneurship” The only Summit in Spanish to celebrate the leadership and wellbeing of Latina entrepreneurs from across the Bay Area! Berkeley– CA. Prospera together with Binational Health Week (BHW) and the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco are hosting the Third Summit for Latina Entrepreneurs on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 8:30 am to 5.30 pm at Berkeley Adult School. More than 150 Latina entrepreneurs from across the Bay Area…

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Fearless Latina warrior

Fearless Latina warrior by Nancy Rosales  Prospera, for me, has been nothing short of an oasis. It has inculcated within me the spirit of a fearless Latina warrior, who will fight and worked hard for her dreams. Here, I know that I am not just a lone ranger, but my comadres have my back while I go out and venture into the wilderness.  In fact, just a few weeks ago, I was fortunate to have spent three days at Camp CEO with Girl Scouts of Northern California, reminiscent to…

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How entrepreneurs share our solitude

How entrepreneurs share our solitude by Ana Castaño Ana is from Michoacan, Mexico and moved to California in 1996. She is the proud mother of Metzli, Alitzel and Erendira. She has worked with the LGBT and immigrant communities through activism. She previously worked as a teacher in rural areas throughout various Mexican regions. She also began a cooperative in 2014, which she ended two years later. She is now in the beginning stages of starting a second coop for childcare in the Bay Area, The Nanny…

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No te Sueltes ¡Habla tu Verdad! Por Claudia Arroyo

Querida Familia Prosperadora, Hoy con profundo dolor compartimos esta nota para hacer una pausa en nuestro caminar del día a día. ¡Hay muerte, hay dolor, hay duelo en nuestra comunidad! La situación migratoria en este país es intolerable y nos rehusamos a quedarnos en silencio y proceder como si aquí no pasara nada… Hagamos un alto, paremos, hablemos, gritemos, conectemos, marchemos, hagamos lo que necesitemos hacer para dar salida a esta consternación ante el horror de la Frontera. La imagen de…

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Don’t Let Go…Speak Your Truth! By Claudia Arroyo

Dear Prospera Family, Today we are taking a pause in our day to day lives to acknowledge the deep pain we are experiencing as a community of Latina immigrant women in this country. There is death, there is pain, there is grief in our community! The treatment of immigrants in this country is intolerable and we refuse to stay silent and carry on as if nothing is happening.  Let us take a pause, stop, talk, yell, connect, march, do what we…

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