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Meet Monica : A Professional Hypewoman

Meet Monica : A Professional Hypewoman

Reading Time: 2 minutesOn Basic Brown Nerds episode 8, we are introducing Basic Brown Nerds to Monica! So who is Monica? Monica (she/her/hers) is an undocumented DACA recipient and works as a social worker in Sacramento, CA. She loves to travel and write/rant about social justice on and off […]

KAATERSKILLS FALLS HIKING MEETUP- May 20th, 2018

KAATERSKILLS FALLS HIKING MEETUP- May 20th, 2018

Reading Time: 1 minuteLatinas Who Hike has teamed up with Latinx Project & Part Time Exploradora for a hike in Kaaterskills Falls in Hunter, NY for Sunday, May 20 at  9:30 AM Please arrive no later than 9:15 AM so we can begin promptly and to ensure a spot on the trail. […]

How we’re Setting Boundaries

How we’re Setting Boundaries

Reading Time: 2 minutesDo you have trouble setting Boundaries? I definitely do, and on Basic Brown Nerds podcast we’re talking about it! We talk about how we try to and the importance of setting those with family, friends, and even strangers. Especially how we’ve had to learn this growing up as […]

5 Tips and Hacks to Online Shopping

5 Tips and Hacks to Online Shopping

Reading Time: 3 minutesSo I am probably one of the cheapest people you’ll ever meet! I hate buying things, but when I do  I make sure I’m paying the least.  I do my research when online shopping and this are my life hacks. Let me just say, food […]

Check your everyday prejudices.

Check your everyday prejudices.

Reading Time: 3 minutesChecking your everyday prejudices

“Y El Novio?”

“Y El Novio?”

Reading Time: 2 minutes“Y el Novio?!” New Episode up on @basicbrownnerds where I am the cohost,  you can listen to it below. Making this episode really got me thinking about where I am at in my relationships overall and in my own personal “love journey”. But really, who […]

7 reasons why we are Deserving

7 reasons why we are Deserving

Reading Time: 3 minutesOften I find myself in crippling fear. I know I deserved so much, I’ve been working incredibly hard to be where I am at. I have made sure that I can be in the right place and time and connected with the right people to […]

Using my identity crisis as my strength

Using my identity crisis as my strength

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhat does it mean to be {insert whatever ethnic identity label given to you}? This is a question I posted on Instagram a couple days ago and sparked conversations in our community but got me thinking deeper. In my travels, I’ve learned identity changes based […]

How to use Social Media to Socialize IRL

How to use Social Media to Socialize IRL

Reading Time: 3 minutesWe, millennials, often get judged as being the generation of phones and computers all day. (My parents still don’t understand how I do all my work from only a computer). We can end up getting trapped in our apps looking at what is going on […]

Travel even if you are the “Other”

Travel even if you are the “Other”

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhen I used to think of travel, I thought of the quintessential backpacker. Some attractive looking white dude that with that sleek hair, who has been so blessed to be out “finding himself”, and most likely with a travel fund aka their parents. Yes, you […]