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Arizona Latina Trailblazers
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    • Narcisa Monreal Espinoza

    • Narcisa Monreal Espinoza
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Civil Rights; Winkleman, AZ; Salt River Indians; Williams AFB; United Latin American Citizens; Equal Employment Opportunities Commission; Title VII; Arizona Women's Political Caucus; National Organization for women; League of Mexican American Women
    • Throughout her life Narcisa Monreal Espinoza has broken the mold of traditional roles for Latinas from her generation. Narcisa and her twin sister Sofia were born in 1923 in the mining town of Winkelman, Ariz. The Monreal family finally settled...
    • Video: Narcisa Monreal Esperanza

    • Video: Narcisa Monreal Esperanza
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Civil Rights; Winkleman, AZ; Salt River Indians; Williams AFB; United Latin American Citizens; Equal Employment Opportunities Commission; Title VII; Arizona Women's Political Caucus; National Organization for women; League of Mexican American Women
    • Throughout her life Narcisa Monreal Espinoza has broken the mold of traditional roles for Latinas from her generation. Narcisa and her twin sister Sofia were born in 1923 in the mining town of Winkelman, Ariz. The Monreal family finally settled...
    • Anna (Solorio) Tovar

    • Anna (Solorio) Tovar
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona Legislature; Tolleson, AZ; Tolleson High School; Estrella Mountain Community College; Arizona State University; Tolleson City Council; Leukemia;
    • The path to the Arizona Legislature for Senator Anna (Solorio) Tovar included unexpected twists and turns. Anna traces her roots back to 1930s Tolleson, Ariz., when the Bustamante family arrived from Mexico.
    • Video: Anna (Soloria) Tovar

    • Video: Anna (Soloria) Tovar
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona Legislature; Tolleson, AZ; Tolleson High School; Estrella Mountain Community College; Arizona State University; Tolleson City Council; Leukemia;
    • The path to the Arizona Legislature for Senator Anna (Solorio) Tovar included unexpected twists and turns. Anna traces her roots back to 1930s Tolleson, Ariz., when the Bustamante family arrived from Mexico.
    • Guadalupe Verdugo Huerta

    • Guadalupe Verdugo Huerta
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Prescott, AZ; World War II; Luke AFB; Golden Gate Barrio; Civil Rights; Sacred Heart Church; Chicanos Por la Causa (CPLC); Hon Kachina Award;
    • Spunky, strong, and saintly are a few words used to describe community advocate Guadalupe Verdugo Huerta. Born in 1921, Guadalupe grew up in the small town of Prescott, Ariz. The death of her father, Loreto, ended her formal education in 7th grade....
    • Video: Guadalupe Verdugo Huerta

    • Video: Guadalupe Verdugo Huerta
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Prescott, AZ; World War II; Luke AFB; Golden Gate Barrio; Civil Rights; Sacred Heart Church; Chicanos Por la Causa (CPLC); Hon Kachina Award;
    • Spunky, strong, and saintly are a few words used to describe community advocate Guadalupe Verdugo Huerta. Born in 1921, Guadalupe grew up in the small town of Prescott, Ariz. The death of her father, Loreto, ended her formal education in 7th grade....
    • Angela "Angie" Ruiz Tewksbury

    • Angela "Angie" Ruiz Tewksbury
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Globe, AZ Unified School District; Globe, AZ; Girl Scouts; Latino Central School, Globe, AZ; Civil Rights; Title IX; All Arizona School Board Award
    • The first Latina to serve on the Globe Unified School District Board of Education, Angela “Angie” Ruiz Tewksbury’s passion for equality in education broke down racial barriers and laid the foundation for higher quality education for all...
    • Video: Angela "Angie" Ruiz  Tewksbury

    • Video: Angela "Angie" Ruiz Tewksbury
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Globe, AZ Unified School District; Globe, AZ; Girl Scouts; Latino Central School, Globe, AZ; Civil Rights; Title IX; All Arizona School Board Award
    • The first Latina to serve on the Globe Unified School District Board of Education, Angela “Angie” Ruiz Tewksbury’s passion for equality in education broke down racial barriers and laid the foundation for higher quality education for all...
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Josephine “Josie” O. Campos

    • Josephine “Josie” O. Campos
    • Raul H. Castro Institute
    • Jerome, AZ; Superior, AZ; Roosevelt Elementary and Superioro High School; Superior Public Library;
    • Mining town history runs deep for Josephine “Josie” O. Campos. Her mother, Belen Cuaron, was raised in Jerome, Ariz., where she met Jose Jesus Ortega, whose father worked in the Jerome mines. They married in 1946 after Jose returned from World...
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Video: Josephine “Josie” O. Campos

    • Video: Josephine “Josie” O. Campos
    • Raul H. Castro Institute
    • Jerome, AZ; Superior, AZ; Roosevelt Elementary and Superioro High School; Superior Public Library;
    • Mining town history runs deep for Josephine “Josie” O. Campos. Her mother, Belen Cuaron, was raised in Jerome, Ariz., where she met Jose Jesus Ortega, whose father worked in the Jerome mines. They married in 1946 after Jose returned from World...
    • Marie López Rogers

    • Marie López Rogers
    • Raul H. Castro Institute
    • Avondale, AZ; Avondale City Council; Hope City ; Children's Action Alliance; Valle Del Sol Profiles of Success; Governor's Military Affairs Commission; Governor's Staewide Youth Development Taks Force; Latino Community Justice Council; National...
    • As the first Latina mayor of Avondale, Ariz., Marie López Rogers feels that her city is her family. “From a Latina perspective, being the matriarch, that’s how I treat my community -- there just happens to be 78,000 people in my family,” she...
    • Video: Marie López Rogers

    • Video: Marie López Rogers
    • Raul H. Castro Institute
    • Avondale, AZ; Avondale City Council; Hope City ; Children's Action Alliance; Valle Del Sol Profiles of Success; Governor's Military Affairs Commission; Governor's Staewide Youth Development Taks Force; Latino Community Justice Council; National...
    • As the first Latina mayor of Avondale, Ariz., Marie López Rogers feels that her city is her family. “From a Latina perspective, being the matriarch, that’s how I treat my community -- there just happens to be 78,000 people in my family,” she...
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Catherine Anaya

    • Catherine Anaya
    • Raul H. Castro Institute
    • KPHO-TV; University of Southern California; Journalism; Broadcast Journalism; KRGV-TV; WSBT-TV; KPNX-TV; KCBS-TV;
    • Catherine Anaya has come a long way, from a shy girl in Santa Ana, California to the main news anchor for CBS KPHO TV 5 news and a well-known public figure in the Valley. Born in 1967 to Martha Basco and Allan Anaya, Catherine lived for eight years...
    • Video: 
Catherine Anaya

    • Video: Catherine Anaya
    • Raul H. Castro Institute
    • KPHO-TV; University of Southern California; Journalism; Broadcast Journalism; KRGV-TV; WSBT-TV; KPNX-TV; KCBS-TV;
    • Catherine Anaya has come a long way, from a shy girl in Santa Ana, California to the main news anchor for CBS KPHO TV 5 news and a well-known public figure in the Valley. Born in 1967 to Martha Basco and Allan Anaya, Catherine lived for eight years...
    • María García

    • María García
    • Raul H. Castro Institute
    • Immigration; Chihuahua, Mexico; Instituto Cientifico y Literario; Yuma, AZ; Immaculate Conception Catholic School (Yuma); Arizona Government; Friendly House; Grant park barrio; League of United latin American Citizens (LULAC); Civil Rights;...
    • While living in Phoenix during the 1940s and 1950s, María García stood out as a woman who courageously spoke up for social issues, even though she was an immigrant and carried a heavy accent. Born in 1898, María grew up in Chihuahua, Mexico, and...
    • Video: Maria Garcia

    • Video: Maria Garcia
    • Raul H. Castro Institute
    • Immigration; Chihuahua, Mexico; Instituto Cientifico y Literario; Yuma, AZ; Immaculate Conception Catholic School (Yuma); Arizona Government; Friendly House; Grant park barrio; League of United latin American Citizens (LULAC); Civil Rights;...
    • While living in Phoenix during the 1940s and 1950s, María García stood out as a woman who courageously spoke up for social issues, even though she was an immigrant and carried a heavy accent. Born in 1898, María grew up in Chihuahua, Mexico, and...
    • Cecilia D. Esquer

    • Cecilia D. Esquer
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Pima County (Ariz.)--History; Pima County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Tucson, Arizona—History; Legislators Mine Clifton-Morenci Heritage
    • With a passion for civic activism rooted in their Clifton-Morenci mining heritage, the women of the Cajero families have made public service an array of life. Carmen Cajero brought compassion, insight, stamina, and a tremendous work ethic to her...
    • Cecilia D. Esquer

    • Cecilia D. Esquer
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Pima County (Ariz.)--History; Pima County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; Tucson, Arizona—History; Legislators Mine Clifton-Morenci Heritage
    • With a passion for civic activism rooted in their Clifton-Morenci mining heritage, the women of the Cajero families have made public service an array of life. Carmen Cajero brought compassion, insight, stamina, and a tremendous work ethic to her...
    • Mary Rose Wilcox

    • Mary Rose Wilcox
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History; Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; first Mexican American woman elected to Phoenix City Council and first Mexican American woman elected to Maricopa County Board of Supervisors
    • Born in Superior Arizona in 1949, Mary Rose Wilcox left eh copper mining town to purse a degree in social work from Arizona State University. “I cam down to the Valley and it was cultre shock,” she said. “There were only three Hispanics in...
    • Mary Rose Wilcox

    • Mary Rose Wilcox
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History; Maricopa County (Ariz.)--History--Miscellanea; first Mexican American woman elected to Phoenix City Council and first Mexican American woman elected to Maricopa County Board of Supervisors
    • Born in Superior Arizona in 1949, Mary Rose Wilcox left the copper mining town to purse a degree in social work from Arizona State University. “I came down to the Valley and it was cultre shock,” she said. “There were only three Hispanics...

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