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

Mexican American Baseball in the Pomona Valley

VL Ruiz
At all levels of ball, including youth, collegiate, adult, women, professional, and
military, baseball had a political side. The elders made sure of it. … society. 9 MExICAN
AMERICAN BASEBALL IN THE POMONA VALLEY Page 10. …
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After Various Close Calls, Lizette Salas Earns First LPGA Win At Kingsmill Championship

Lizette Salas didn’t have to wait long to be tested in her latest attempt at a breakthrough victory on the LPGA Tour.

The challenge came on the first hole Sunday in the Kingsmill Championship, after the Mexican-American was overly cautious with her first putt, leaving it nearly 10 feet short of the cup with a sliding, downhill . . . → Read More: After Various Close Calls, Lizette Salas Earns First LPGA Win At Kingsmill Championship

MEXICAN AMERICAN BASEBALL IN THE CENTRAL COAST

RA Santillán, C Docter, A Bermúdez, E Navarro…
… He is the 2012–2014 poet laureate of California. FRONT COVER: Ernie Cervantes, shown here
in 1940, was known as “Mr. Baseball” within the Sacramento Mexican American community. He
was good enough to be offered a professional contract with the St. Louis Browns. …
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Mexican American Baseball in the Inland Empire

RA Santillan, MA Ocegueda, TA Cannon… – 2012
… While some attention is given to the rise of individual professional and major-league players,
the emphasis rests on the celebration of ethnic identity and community solidarity that Mexican
American baseball leagues provided Inland Empire barrios. …
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Why MLS takes a backseat to Mexico

ESPN
Some are two years out of college, just two years as professionals. I had a teammate at Pachuca who made his first-division debut at age 15. [In Mexico], it’s just different.” The travel MLS teams must endure during the regular season
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