Tag: National Hispanic Heritage Month
McAllen native Alejandra Llanos, the 2023 Boys & Girls Clubs of America's National Youth of the Year, hopes to take her life experiences to better serve her community in the future through civic engagement and the financial side of policy building.
Mariachi Mariposas, created with the goal of giving women mariachi an opportunity to showcase their talent, has gone above and beyond by breaking barriers in the male-dominated genre by creating their own traditions and legacy.
Adrian Rodriguez, also known as "Serkit," is a Port Isabel Junior High School art teacher who embraces his Mexican-American roots in his art and encourages his students to be proud of their own backgrounds.
Growing up in an immigrant community, Denisce Palacios learned to always give a helping hand and she now carries that same love and passion through her journeys.