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Sept. 28, Oct. 5, Oct. 12 — Assemblymember Irwin to host a series of Workshops for Women

Sept. 28, Oct. 5, Oct. 12 — Assemblymember Irwin to host a series of Workshops for Women

SACRAMENTO – ssemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) is hosting a series of workshops aimed at guiding women through current issues that affect them on a daily basis. The workshops are being held at the Ventura County Community Foundation at 4001 Mission Oaks Blvd. in Camarillo on Thursday: September 28, October 5, and October 12....
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Sept. 30 — California Welcome Center in Oxnard Welcomes Hannah Hubbard at ‘Meet the Artist’

Sept. 30 — California Welcome Center in Oxnard Welcomes Hannah Hubbard at ‘Meet the Artist’

  OXNARD — The California Welcome Center (CWC) located at the Collection Shopping Center in Oxnard welcomes the community to ‘Meet the Artist’ featuring Hannah Hubbard on Saturday, September 30 from 2 pm to 4 pm. The event is free and open to the public. The California Welcome Center is located at 2786 Seaglass Way. For...
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Through Dec. 9 — Fake news; Zoot Suiters; war and peace; body and soul all subjects in CSUCI’s Library Lecture Series

Through Dec. 9 — Fake news; Zoot Suiters; war and peace; body and soul all subjects in CSUCI’s Library Lecture Series

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) welcomes another partner this year in the University’s fall Library Lecture Series, which begins Sept. 9 and wraps up Dec. 9 and explores everything from the history of organized labor to the gulf between the young and old in Ventura County. “The lecture series this fall features a range of...
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Take Advantage of our 2017 Hispanic Heritage Month Special Advertising Offer

Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 through October 15) is fast approaching and now is the time for you to take advantage of our Special Advertising offer, not only for September-October, but for the rest of the year. Support Amigos805 with our Special Advertising offer at a discounted rate of $25 per month from September through December,...
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Latino News Notes: Pew Research Center Hispanic Trends

Latino News Notes: Pew Research Center Hispanic Trends

By the Pew Research Center Click here for the entire newsletter Unauthorized immigrants covered by DACA face uncertain future 115th Congress sets new high for racial, ethnic diversity Blacks and Hispanics face extra challenges in getting home loans Less than half the public views border wall as an important goal for U.S. immigration policy...
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Latino News Notes: Trump Team’s Meeting With Latino Leaders Gets Mixed Reviews

Latino News Notes: Trump Team’s Meeting With Latino Leaders Gets Mixed Reviews

By Adrian Florido • NPR It was billed as a “listening session,” a chance for Latino leaders from across the country to sit down with members of President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team and talk about the issues important to them and to their constituents. The invitation alone was notable, given the notoriously rocky relationship Trump has had...
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Latino News Notes: Getty Foundation Project Weaves U.S. Latino Art With Latin American Art

Latino News Notes: Getty Foundation Project Weaves U.S. Latino Art With Latin American Art

By Mandalit del Barco • NPR The artistic ties between Los Angles and Latin America will be featured in more than 60 museums and arts centers throughout Southern California. It opens in September and spans history and geography. Click here for the audio report
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Perspectives: Election 2016

Perspectives: Election 2016

Editor’s note: Every now and again, the fates conspire to create situations that are unexpected, shocking and challenging. The results of the 2016 presidential election are a perfect example. The protests each night in the nation’s cities since election day, never before seen after past contests, show that there is still much division in this land...
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Our Voice: Latino voting 2016 — From facts to action

Our Voice: Latino voting 2016 — From facts to action

Editor’s note: Well, that was easy. Opened up my early ballot form, selected my candidates and propositions, sealed it and dropped it off at the local election office. Your turn! By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805 One sentence stands out among all the data included in the report “Key facts about the Latino vote...
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Travel: Taking the low, slow ride

Travel: Taking the low, slow ride

Two exhibits bring the world of the lowrider alive at the New Mexico History Museum and the New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805 So here I am, walking through a pair of museums in Santa Fe, New Mexico that were exhibiting all things lowrider and wondering...
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Hispanic Heritage Month: One month is not enough

Hispanic Heritage Month: One month is not enough

Too many issues and events to squeeze into one month of reflection and celebration By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805 Many folks wonder why Hispanic Heritage Month is divided between September and October. Yes, at least we get a month, but starting halfway through September seems odd to some. So for that reason we...
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Intergenerational Art Program at Channel Islands Art Center Brings Children and Seniors Together on Oct. 9

Intergenerational Art Program at Channel Islands Art Center Brings Children and Seniors Together on Oct. 9

CAMARILLO — Art to Heart, an intergenerational art program which bring seniors and children together to learn from and inspire each other side-by-side, begins Wednesday, October 5th. Studio Channel Islands Art Center in Camarillo is now taking applications for their unique program, which addresses the disconnect between two significant population groups that often don’t...
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emPower Earth day

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UCSB to present Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal on March 9

UCSB to present Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal on March 9

SANTA BARBARA — UCSB to present Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 9 at Campbell Hall. Singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash will perform selections from the acclaimed album The River and the Thread with collaborator, guitarist and husband, John Leventhal. Winner of three Grammy Awards (including Best American Roots Song for “A Feather’s...
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Pew Research Center: Millennials Make Up Almost Half of Latino Eligible Voters in 2016

Pew Research Center: Millennials Make Up Almost Half of Latino Eligible Voters in 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hispanic Millennials will account for nearly half (44 percent) of the record 27.3 million Hispanic eligible voters projected for 2016 — a share greater than that of any other racial or ethnic group of voters, the Pew Research Center reported Jan. 22 in its latest Hispanic Trends report. But the impact of...
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