Thank you to the students of: 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.
June 8, 2013 LULAC State Convention Stella will be a panelist at the 62nd Annual LULAC State Convention in Tucson. Theme: "Building the Strength of the Latino Community One Vote At a Time." Contact Stella for more information.
July, 2013 ASU Downtown, Phoenix Stella will again join the dynamic AGUILAS, an institute of college bound students headed in the right direction. More info to follow.
August 2, 2013, Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence Stella will be the keynote speaker for the Women of Color Conference, "Shades of Violence-Culturally Responsive Approaches to Domestic Violence for Women of Color." Insights on how to deal with violent relationships through positive, decision-making strategies will be discussed. Stella will share her own understanding of her words: "If you come to terms with the dark parts of who you are, you won't have to marry them." For more information contact: Yvonne Taylor email@example.com
October 9-12, 2013. Western History Association Conference This year's conference will take place in Tucson, Arizona, La Paloma Resort. Stella will join a group of talented artists from film, writing and poetry as a panelist in: "Popularizing Western History." This year's conference theme is; VITAL SIGNS, Earth, Power, Lives. Contact Karen Leong: Karen.Leong@asu.eduMore info to follow.