MEXICAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL HALL OF FAME

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Sandra Calles, PhD

Dr. Sandra Calles is a psychologist, educator, life coach, mentor and activist. Her passion is to advocate for causes she believes in, teach about mental health topics, and guide others, so they may achieve success in their personal and career endeavors.

She has over 11 years of experience as a mental health professional having worked at various mental health facilities. Most recently she was a therapist at Los Angeles Harbor College at the Life Skills Center. While at Harbor College, she helped many students overcome emotional obstacles so they could transfer to universities and meet their career goals. She devotes her personal and professional life to political causes, and activities that promote mental health, women’s issues, the empowerment of Latinas through education, business ownership, financial literacy and political engagement. Dr. Sandra is a graduate of California State University, Dominguez Hills, earning both a BA in Human Services and an MA in Clinical Psychology. She earned her doctorate from Saybrook University in Psychology, where she developed a treatment modality from her research on survivors of sudden cardiac death. The treatment plan known as PROSPER, is an acronym detailing a healing plan that can be applied to survivors of various traumas and is the underpinning for the work she does with her clients..... Continue Reading

It’s not only the poor who are coming to the U.S.

Mexico City- If Donald Trump thinks all Mexican migrants are criminals, it’s because he hasn’t met the likes of Pablo Meyer, a computational biologist, or Enrico Ramirez Ruiz, an astrophysicist…
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Jupiter’s El Sol wins grant from Mexico to enhance education programs

The Mexican Consulate on Tuesday awarded the El Sol Neighborhood Resource Center a $9,000 educational grant known as IME Becas to support and enhance their adult education programs at the center at the southwest corner of Indiantown Road and Military Trail.The IME Becas program began in 2005 to raise the education levels of the Mexican population . . . → Read More: Jupiter’s El Sol wins grant from Mexico to enhance education programs

Included in Communication Learning Climates That Cultivate Racial and Ethnic Diversity

OI Davis, JM Martinez, TK Nakayama – … : Learning Climates That Cultivate Racial and … – ERIC
16 days ago – … As an African American, a Mexican American, and an Asian American who teach
and conduct research in performance studies, inter- cultural communication, and rhetoric,
respectively, we bring an array of differ- ences together in our professional . . . → Read More: Included in Communication Learning Climates That Cultivate Racial and Ethnic Diversity

New Spanish immersion program in Mexico, offers to take advantage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

San Francisco Chronicle
It’s obvious the bilateral relationship between Mexico and the United States is stronger than ever, but this will have impacts in both economies and cultures and a mexican Spanish school offers a competitive advantage for American professionals. Aiming …
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Magnificent Mexico New group sponsors blockbuster exhibit

El Paso Inc.
“Hosting exhibitions of Mexican art is of great significance both to residents of the Borderland and to the El Paso Museum of Art because approximately 86 percent of the area’s population are American nationals of Mexican descent. …
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