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Latinitas, Empowering Girls!

By Jackie James --- Sometimes, you just need to find a place where you belong. You want a place where you feel supported, empowered, and respected for who you are. For Latina girls ages 9-18, finding a sense of purpose, a sense of community, is as close as a click ...

STEM: What is it and How Can It Benefit Me?

By Jackie James --- Want to be on the cutting edge of cancer research? Maybe you enjoy writing programs for computer games or long to create city infrastructure, like highways, buildings and bridges. Maybe numbers are your favorite, and you enjoy solving problems. If any of this sounds like you, ...

Keeping Yourself Safe in Public

By Jackie James --- You’ve just spent a fun evening hanging out with your friends, when you decide to head home. As you walk along the street, you become painfully aware you’re not alone, and fear that someone is following you. What do you do? Most of us believe we’ll ...

How to Come Out to Your Parents

By Jackie James --- Revealing your sexual preference to anyone can be nerve-racking, but telling your parents that you are gay takes things to a whole different level. You are probably peppering yourself with questions and reveling in self-doubt about even sharing this news with them. It’s an important step ...