Lucy Manalo

12/22/11 Lucy Manalo

Posted in Many Faces Of Latinas, Mexicans

City you live in: Let’s just say I live in Los Angeles County. English/Spanish/ Spanglish: Both-I’m not as fluent in Spanish as I’d like to be, but I try. I speak mainly English, but practice my Spanish when I can. However, it usually comes out as Spanglish! Favorite Latin food you can’t live without: Chili...

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Gloria Flores

11/02/11 Gloria Flores

Posted in Mexicans

City you live in: I’m a Windy City girl (Big Smile). English/Spanish/Spanglish: English Literature, Spanish Love Songs, Spanglish with my Brothers and Boyfriend. Favorite Latin food you can’t live without: Frijoles con Quezo, Arroz, Chiles Rellenos, in that order. What is your Latina contradiction? I think it’s important...

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Loren LLena

10/26/11 Loren LLena

Posted in Mexicans

City you live in: Denver, CO. English/Spanish/Spanglish: Los tres! Favorite Latin food you can’t live without: Enchiladas, aguas frescas, tortas, pastel de tres leches – I need ALL my Latin dishes and salsas! What is your Latina contradiction? Dancing – I think I dance like a duck. So, I’m only a great dancer when...

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Vianney Rodriguez

10/05/11 Vianney Rodriguez

Posted in Mexicans

City you live in: Edinburg, Texas this year for graduate school. Home is Aransas Pass, Texas. English/Spanish/Spanglish: IBoth. I’m lucky to have support in both English/Spanish so my everyday communcation flows from one language to the other. Favorite Latin food you can’t live without: A huge bowl of frijoles de olla with a...

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Alejandra Valencia

09/14/11 Alejandra Valencia

Posted in Mexicans

City you live in: Moreno Valley, California English/Spanish/Spanglish: I am a fluent English and Spanish speaker. Pero de repente se me sale el Spanglish, I guess that’s the beauty of knowing two languages. Favorite Latin food you can’t live without: Me encanta de todo. But one thing I can’t live without is definitely...

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Sonia Sanchez

09/12/11 Sonia Sanchez

Posted in Guatemalan, Mexicans

City you live in: I live in Los Angeles, CA and grew up in Visalia, CA, a small city nestled in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley. English/Spanish/Spanglish: With friends and family I speak Spanglish and in my public relations career I speak and write press materials in English and Spanish. I’m fortunate to use both languages to...

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