Latino Heritage Month

October is Latino Heritage Month, and WNBA-LA will be celebrating by hosting  Global Voices: Hispanic Heritage  on 10/16 (2pm at Creating Conversations).  Join us to hear more from these amazing authors.

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Mireya Vela, a Mexican-American writer, storyteller, and artist who lives in LA.  Her work focuses on the needs, issues and inequalities faced by immigrant Mexican families.

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Also joining, will be children’s author, Jennifer Torres.  Ms. Torres writes colorful children’s books that celebrate culture and tradition.  She currently lives in California with her husband and 2 daughters.

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Lilliam Rivera is an award-winning writer and author of the young adult novels Dealing in Dreams (March 2019) and The Education of Margot Sanchez (February 2018), available in bookstores everywhere. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Elle, Tin House, and Los Angeles Times, to name a few. Lilliam lives in Los Angeles

Global Voices: Hispanic Heritage is a free community event.  Be sure to arrive at Creating Conversations in Redondo Beach early, as event capacity is limited and make sure to pick up some books while you are there!