Thank you to the students of: First Episcopalian Church of Phoenix, Saluting Dr. King; St. Gregory's Prep Academy in Tucson, GREAT Diversity Day; AZ Girls' Leadership Academy, I salute my talented teen writers-AWESOME; Florence Crittenton Academy-amazing writers, you took my breath away with beauty; Paiute Neighborhood Center, ACP Alhambra College Prep Charter School - Your imagination soars!; Brunson-Lee Elementary School-touched my funny bone; Kiva Elementary School in Scottsdale, Greek myths came alive! Thanks to Cataline Ventura in the Alhambra School District for the wonderful poetry and prose created during my fabulous time at your school. Residencies at Desert Canyon Elementary School in the Scottsdale School District, Brooks Academy in the Roosevelt School District, Laveen Writers Club, and 21st Century Students After-School Program at Capitol School in the Phoenix 1 School District were all filled with brilliant writers. YOU ARE ALL AMAZING!! Poetry Central Students from Phoenix Union High School District, and NORAZ Teen Poets of Flagstaff, YOU ROCK!!
THANKS TO: YWCA Women's Empowerment Luncheon/Lecture Series; Kappa Delta Chi ASU Latina Sorority; Concordia College, Women's Studies Program in Moorehead, Minnesota; Tucson Festival of Books; Western Arizona College in Yuma; University of California at Irvine; Cal State at Long Beach; Willamette Conference in, Phoenix Portland; Hispanic Cultural Center at Albuquerque; St. Mary's College/Notre Dame; City of Glendale, Hispanic Network; Phoenix College Alumni Association; Scottsdale Women Writers Society; Nuestras Raices Conference in Tucson; Glendale Community College; City of Phoenix; American Express; Boeing Airlines; Estrella Community College; Rio Salado Community College; El Paso Community College; TERROS Diversity Cesar Chavez Celebration; Pinal County Cesar Chavez Celebration, and Desert West Community Center, thank you for your warm welco" me!
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Year-round classes at City of Phoenix Community Centers Sharing her love of writing in a series of workshops entitled: "The Call to Write," Stella will open opportunities for community members to experience the freedom of writing memoir. Focusing on senior centers, her work will open doors for writing at community centers in the Phoenix and Sunnyslope areas. Go to City of Phoenix website for more information
MARCH 8, 2014 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY Stella will join Mayor Rebecca Jimenez, mayor of Guadalupe, at El Mercado de Guadalupe (Guadadlupe Road/Priest/Avenida del Yaqui) from 2- 5 PM. Stella will share from her work in Ciudad Juarez-the City of Murdered Women. ALL WELCOME to come celebrate women's rights! Music, food, fun and reaching to women globally are all part of this historic day.
March 23, 2014 HUMANIST SOCIETY The Humanist Society of Greater Phoenix is proud to host Stella as the breakfast keynote on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at the Humanist Society of Greater Phoenix, 627 W. Rio Salado Parkway in Mesa, AZ. (Please note this is NOT in Tempe) Come by at 9:00 AM and join in a breakfast, or join Stella's talk at 10:00 AM to 11:30 PM. Meet and greet like-minded individuals, focused on liberty, equality and respect for all cultures.
Hancock Elementary School in Chandler, April 21 to May 16, 2014 Hancock students and faculty will host Stella as their 2014 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE. The magical world of writing will open up for the lucky students, and they will have the opportunity to perform their work in a special school event. LUCKY HANCOCK STUDENTS! Contact : Curt Landon, Landon.firstname.lastname@example.org