MOTHERS, MOTHERHOOD AND MORE or the apron and the dove…


Published May 9th, 2015 by Albertina Padilla

Mother, mom, ma, Madre, mamá, mamí, amá, are some of the words we use to refer to our mothers. Our mothers love us, confound us, guide us, hold us and push us into spaces that challenge and sometimes exasperate us.

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New Stories – New Look to MiHistoria


Published November 4th, 2014 by Albertina Padilla

In the last few months we’ve gotten to meet and hear stories from many incredible women young and old. MiHistoria is reaching out to women-based, grassroots community organizations to share their stories.

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Tejidos


Published October 22nd, 2014 by Elvis Murks

No one ever read to me, but I grew up surrounded by stories…stories of “el terre”—the homeland—told by my father, one of the first braceros to come to the Salinas Valley from his home town in Guanajuato, and also by my mother, as she sat at her sewing machine and made dresses for my sisters […]

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¡MiHistoria.net goes bilingual: launch en español!


Published April 10th, 2014 by Laurie Coyle

Now fully bilingual English/Spanish MiHistoria.net is more accessible and inclusive than ever. Share your own story or sit down with an important elder in your life and capture her story.

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Migrations


Published December 16th, 2013 by Albertina Padilla

The flow of ideas, people, money, and media across international borders has transformed people and communities. Yet family and community support structures and material circumstances make the experiences of migration different for each of us.

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MiHistoria Celebrates International Migrants Day with Art and Stories about the Migration Experience


Published December 15th, 2013 by Laurie Coyle

In the year 2000, the United Nations proclaimed December 18th International Migrants Day, drawing attention to the booming population of migrants worldwide, whose needs are often unmet and rights overlooked. Since 2000, the total number of international migrants has increased from 175 million to 232 million.

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Tejidos


Published December 11th, 2012 by Albertina Padilla

No one ever read to me, but I grew up surrounded by stories…stories of “el terre”—the homeland—told by my father, one of the first braceros to come to the Salinas Valley from his home town in Guanajuato, and also by my mother, as she sat at her sewing machine and made dresses for my sisters and me.

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