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Arizona Latina Trailblazers
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    • Amanda Aguirre Booklet

    • Amanda Aguirre Booklet
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Health and welfare; Yuma (Ariz.); Latino communities; Latino studies; Latina studies; Mexican-American Border Region--History; Mexican American women--History--20th century; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Senator, Amanda Aguirre; Regional Center for...
    • Amanda Aguirre - Arizona Latina Trailblazers, 2012. The Phoenix College Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Media is proud to honor Amanda Aguirre, the first Latino to represent the Yuma area in the State Legislature in over 130 years.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Anna Maria Chavez Booklet

    • Anna Maria Chavez Booklet
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Girl Scouts of U.S.A.; Latino communities; Latino studies; Latina studies; Mexican American women--History--20th century; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Eloy (Ariz.); Yale University Alumni; Intergovernmental Affairs, Janet Napolitano Administration
    • Anna Maria Chavez, Arizona Latina Trailblazers, 2012. The Phoenix College Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Media is proud to honore Anna Maria Chavez, the first Hispanic woman selected to serve as President/CEO of the Girl Scouts...
    • Barbara Rodríguez Mundell

    • Barbara Rodríguez Mundell
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Maricopa County (Ariz.); Maricopa County (Ariz). Superior Court; Judges; Arizona State University; Arizona State University. College of Law; Arizona State University. College of Law--Alumni and alumnae--Periodicals; Arizona. Industrial Commission;
    • Barbara Rodríguez Mundell is the first female and the first Hispanic presiding judge of the Maricopa County Superior Court. She oversees the work of approximately 95 judges, 58 commissioners, more than 4,000 staff members, 25 justice courts, and...
    • Carmela Ramírez

    • Carmela Ramírez
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Musicians; R&B (Music); Jazz; Latinas; City of Phoenix (Ariz.);
    • Born into a family of musicians, Phoenix native Carmela Ramirez has been a staple in the Valley music scene since the ‘70s. She has performed with headliners such as Tina Turner and B.B. King, and her musical endeavors have taken her to stages...
    • Carmen Cajero and Olivia Cajero-Bedford

    • Carmen Cajero and Olivia Cajero-Bedford
    • 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...
    • Carmen Cajero and Olivia Cajero-Bedford

    • Carmen Cajero and Olivia Cajero-Bedford
    • 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...
    • 
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...
    • 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...
    • Cecilia Lerma

    • Cecilia Lerma
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Latina; Law enforcement; Police; Law enforcement--Arizona; Law enforcement--United States;
    • Latino Perspectives Magazine 'Latinos who serve' profile of Officer Cecilia Lerma with the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
    • Dora and Alicia Ocampo Quesada

    • Dora and Alicia Ocampo Quesada
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Wickenburg Region (Ariz.)--History; Wickenburg Region (Ariz.)--History--19th century; American Federation of Teachers; Social Security Administration (U.S.); Stenographers;
    • Sisters Dora and Alicia are fifth-generation descendents of a pioneer Mexican family that helped establish Wickenburg, Arizona in 1863. After a long career in nursing, Dora became a teacher at the Veda B. Frank Elementary School in Guadalupe and...
    • Dr. Anna Marie Ochoa O’Leary

    • Dr. Anna Marie Ochoa O’Leary
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Arizona Border Rights Project; Morenci Miners Women's Auxiliary; University of Arizona; Mexican studies; Fulbright scholars;
    • Anna Marie Ochoa O’Leary is an assistant professor of practice in the Department of Mexican American and Raza Studies at the University of Arizona, where she earned her B.A. in political science and her Ph.D. in anthropology. Her research and...
    • Dr. Christine Marín

    • Dr. Christine Marín
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Latina; Archives; Archivists; Archivists--United States--Biography; Archivists--United States--History; Historians; Historians--Arizona--Biography; Latino communities; Latino studies; Latina studies; Research collections in Latino studies;...
    • Footage of Dr. Christine Marín, speaking on the tradition of Mexican-Americans in Arizona to preserve their family legacy through family heirlooms, historical documents and photographs. The Chicano/a Research Collection and the Hayden Library at...
    • Dr. Christine Marín: Archivist/Historian

    • Dr. Christine Marín: Archivist/Historian
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Latina; Archives; Archivists; Archivists--United States--Biography; Archivists--United States--History; Historians; Historians--Arizona--Biography; Latino communities; Latino studies; Latina studies; Research collections in Latino studies;...
    • Dr. Christine Marín, on the tradition of Mexican-Americans in Arizona to preserve their family legacy through family heirlooms, historical documents and photographs. The Chicano/a Research Collection and the Hayden Library at Arizona State...
    • Elizabeth "Liz" Archuleta Booklet

    • Elizabeth "Liz" Archuleta Booklet
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Latino communities; Latino studies; Latina studies; Mexican American women--History--20th century; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Northern Arizona University Alumni; Hisapanic Mother-Daughter Program at NAU; Coconino County Board of Supervisors
    • Liz Archuleta, Arizona Latina Trailblazers, 2012. The Phoenix College Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Media is proud to honor Liz Archuleta who became the first Latina elected to the Coconino County Board of Supervisors in 120...
    • Erika and Annie Jaramillo

    • Erika and Annie Jaramillo
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Latina; Arizona; Air National Guard; National Guard air units; Veterans; Military families;
    • Latino Perspectives Magazine 'Latinos who serve' profile of the Jaramillo family. Erika, Annie, and their father, Bobby, all serve as firefighters with the Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Fighter Wing unit.
    • Francisca Montoya

    • Francisca Montoya
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Labor union democracy--United States; Labor union democracy--United States--History; Labor union members, Hispanic American; Labor union members--History--20th century; Labor union members, Mexican American; Labor union members--North America;...
    • Film on how Francisca Montoya, from a family of migrant agricultural workers, struggled to maintain a family, pursue an education, and remain actively committed to farm workers' rights.
    • Francisca Montoya: Farm Labor Union Organizer

    • Francisca Montoya: Farm Labor Union Organizer
    • Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • Labor union democracy--United States; Labor union democracy--United States--History; Labor union members, Hispanic American; Labor union members--History--20th century; Labor union members, Mexican American; Labor union members--North America;...
    • How Francisca Montoya, from a family of migrant agricultural workers, struggled to maintain a family, pursue an education, and remain actively committed to farm workers' rights.

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