Join Chicas Latinas de Sacramento: Volunteer!


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There are many ways you can join Chicas Latinas de Sacramento, including volunteer in the community with us, attend our social gatherings, and even volunteer FOR Chicas Latinas.

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Chicas Latinas is 100% Latina powered, meaning we rely solely on volunteers and donations. Men and women are encouraged to join our board and committees ~ as we need community support and professional expertise to ensure we can continue for years to come in our mission to build Latina Leaders in Sacramento!

Join Our Team:

Board Application:

Committee Application:

Upcoming Events: 

Oct. 19 – Feeding the Homeless with CL, 8:30am Cesar Chavez:

Oct. 25 – Sacramento Homeless Connect, Join Chicas Latinas 1st Shift Volunteer Team: (Men & youth welcomed!) 

Oct. 30 – Coors Light Lideres Voting Ends ~ Vote for Angela Rosas! 

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VOTE for Angela Rosas, 10x’s a Day!

Nov. 2 – La Raza Galeria’s El Panteon de Sacramento, Chicas Latinas Craft Booth

Chicas Latinas dia de los muertos

Nov. 27 – Run to Feed the Hungry, Join CL Run Team:

Nov. 30 -  Feeding the Homeless with CL, 8:30am Cesar Chavez:

Every Wednesday Evening / Sunday Morning: Chicas Latinas Running Group

Would you like Chicas Latinas de Sacramento to partner with your organization’s event or request our volunteers? Please use the REQUEST FORM, to ensure your request gets in front of the right people! *Please request 2 months in advance, our committees meet once a month. 

Request Chicas Latinas Volunteers:

Latino & Mexicano Art Exhibits Featured at the Crocker


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Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
Sept. 21, 2014 – Jan. 11, 2015
The exhibition explores the idea that we are “a nation of immigrants” by considering the varied contributions of Latino artists to American art and culture from the mid-20th century to the present. Featuring nearly 100 works across all media by some of the leading contemporary artists working in the United States, the exhibition will examine how their works express an evolving American experience. Latino artists across the United States were galvanized by the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. They created new images of their communities and celebrated hybrid cultural traditions. Approaching their practice with humor, irony, and valor, Latino artists critically probed American history and popular culture, revealing the possibilities and tensions of expansionism, migration, and settlement.

Arte Mexicano: Legacy of the Masters
Oct. 12, 2014 – Feb. 1, 2015
The exhibition showcases the ideals, individualism, and intertwining artistic lives of modern Mexican artists. Composed of 30 paintings and works on paper by nearly 20 artists, the exhibition highlights their varied responses to the post-revolutionary call for a distinctly Mexican visual art. Arte Mexicano will cover a wide range of artists active throughout the 20th century, and will trace the impact of the Mexican Revolution, as well as the influence of Mexican muralism, pre-Columbian traditions, and European artistic movements. The show hopes to bring a fresh perspective to popular conceptions of Mexican art by showcasing a variety of artists working throughout Mexico and the United States—including Diego Rivera, Gunther Gerzso, Carlos Merida, Remedios Varo, and Alejandro Santiago—and consider their interpretations of Mexican, modern, and personal identities.

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Join Chicas Latinas Run to Feed the Hungry Team!


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The Chicas Latinas Running group will have a team at the Run to Feed the Hungry Race this Thanksgiving November 27th, 2014 in Sacramento.

Entry fee for the race is $50, however for the first 10 runners that come to at least 4 Chicas running group workouts, we’ll cover your entry fee!

Chicas Latinas de Sacramento is dedicated to inspiring, supporting and promoting a healthy lifestyle for Latinas, our families, and community! Chicas of all fitness and running levels are encouraged to join our group practices and Run to Feed the Hungry team. Team Runners will have the option to participate in either the 5k or 10k.

* Team Registration permits the Chicas Team special parking, technical running shirt, team photo, a designated area for food and snacks!

Meet our new Chicas Latinas Running Leader ~ Soledad Sanchez, pictured in black below, is leading workouts at Curtis Park every Wednesday at 6:30 pm, with new Sunday runs starting September 28th.

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> Join Chicas Latinas’ Running Group, Sign up here! 

Upcoming Chicas Latinas Running Group Dates: 

Curtis Park, Wednesday Evenings: 

Wed Oct 01 

Wed Oct 8, 

Wed Oct 15, 

Wed Oct 22, 

Wed Oct 29,

Wed Nov 12,

Wed Nov 19

McKinley Park, Sunday Mornings:

Sun Oct 12

Sun Oct 19

Sun Oct 26,

Sun Nov 2, 

Sun Nov 9, 

Sun Nov 16

> Join Chicas Latinas’ Running Group, Sign up here! 

* Reminder: Make 4 running group practices, your entry for Run to Feed the Hungry is on us!!! (CL Run to Feed the Hungry Team will be open to family and friends – team link coming soon!)

Chicas Running Group 2014

For questions about and to contact the Chicas Running group use the form below:

Pictures: Chicas Latinas de Sacramento’s #Network4Cause Celebration, Viva Las Chicas!


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Thank you everyone for such a fantastic #Network4Cause event, sponsored by Eric Ratinoff! Chicas Latinas de Sacramento appreciates your support. Please feel free to tag yourself on Facebook in our event pictures, courtesy of Lamogollon Photography. Enjoy!

Please, VOTE for Angela: #CoorsLightLíderes 10x a day, every day until 10/30!

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El Grito de Dolores: El Día de la Independencia de México in Sacramento 2014


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El Grito de Dolores celebrated on September 15th and is the event that marked the beginning of Mexico’s fight for independence.

Sacramento celebrates every year with an El Grito celebration at the West Steps of the Capital Building in Downtown Sacramento. Festivities start at 5pm, with El Grito de Dolores reenactment at 8pm.

Photos from El Grito de Dolores, El Día de la Independencia de México, in Sacramento 2014:

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Angela Rosas, Founder of Chicas Latinas de Sacramento, in the running to become Coors Light 2014 Líder of the Year


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Angela Rosas of Chicas Latinas de Sacramento is in the running to become the Coors Light 2014 Líder of the Year

SACRAMENTO, CA (September 16, 2014) –  Angela Rosas, CEO & Founder of Chicas Latinas de Sacramento, has been selected as one of 12 Coors Light Líderes for her exceptional contributions to the Latino community. The public can visit now through October 30 to vote for Angela Rosas. If she is chosen as the Coors Light Líder of the Year, Chicas Latinas de Sacramento will receive a $25,000 grant to develop and implement a community leadership program in partnership with Coors Light.

“I am honored to be chosen for this year’s Coors Light Líderes program,” said Angela Rosas, founder of Chicas Latinas de Sacramento. “Coors Light has made a commitment to the Hispanic community by investing in emerging Latino leadership, and I am grateful for the opportunity to win a grant for Chicas Latinas de Sacramento. This grant will allow us to serve our community in a way we have yet been able to. I hope the public votes for me in support of our nonprofit’s mission, dedicated members, and our future of continued service in the Sacramento community.”

Angela Rosas was chosen as one of the 2014 Coors Light Líderes because of her dedicated and continued leadership in the Sacramento community. Her philanthropic journey started in her youth and has since inspired a culture of volunteerism and civic engagement by founding Chicas Latinas de Sacramento in 2009, a volunteer cultivation nonprofit which provides local Latinas with an outlet to give in their community, explore their culture, and become leaders in their own right; all while providing local organizations which serve the local latino population with volunteer support.

“Coors Light has a long history of supporting the communities we impact, and we are proud to highlight and reward emerging Latino leaders who are making a difference,” said Alberto Senior, director, community commerce and partnerships for MillerCoors. “All 12 Líderes exemplify determination and commitment, not only in their professional careers, but in helping others.”

If chosen as the Coors Light 2014 Líder of the Year, Angela Rosas and Chicas Latinas de Sacramento will use the $25,000 grant to implement a youth leadership program to inspire a new generation of philanthropy, civic engagement and leadership.

“Philanthropy is the most accessible doorway to awareness, leadership, action, and ultimately change,” said Rosas. “The sooner, and younger, a culture of Latino volunteerism is introduced — the sooner we’ll be able to see the benefits Latino leadership can bring to our community.”

Since 2006, the Coors Light Líderes program has raised awareness and highlighted the achievements of national and local leaders within the Hispanic community. The program offers up-and-coming Latino professionals leadership tools, counsel and networking opportunities. Join the conversation at ,, LinkedIn and on Twitter using #CoorsLightLideres.


Chicas Latinas de Sacramento is a philanthropic 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, comprised of over 200 women who are devoted to supporting each other as emerging leaders. Founded in 2009, Chicas Latinas de Sacramento’s mission is to make a positive impact in both the Latin and Sacramento community by improving, connecting and embracing our culture and the community in which we call our home, by giving back to our community, utilizing our people and our culture to educate, inspire, and lead. Learn more at | Connect with us at / #VivaLasChicas916

Angela Rosas, Founder of Chicas Latinas de Sacramento Poised to Win Coors Light 2014 Líder of the Year Title

Chicas Latinas de Sacramento, Founder, Angela Rosas is the Business Development and Marketing Coordinator for Partner and Attorney Eric Ratinoff of Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff, and creator of Eric Ratinoff’s #Network4Cause Sacramento Mixer series for charity. Angela was the 2011 Women of Color, Sacramento Latina Award Recipient, in 2012 was featured as Latina Magazine’s “Inspiring Young Latina,” and was nominated to serve on Cien Amigos in 2014. Learn more at | Connect at

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Chicas Latinas de Sacramento’s #Network4Cause Celebration, Viva Las Chicas!


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Dearest Sacramento members, volunteers, friends and supporters… you’re invited to join us for a FREE Chicas Latinas de Sacramento Event & Fundraiser at Mayahuel on Sept. 18th, from 5:30 – 8pm.

#Network4Cause is the traditional business and community networking you’re used to — with a wonderful charity spin! Every month Eric Ratinoff supports and sponsors a different nonprofit at his monthly mixer events. This month, it’s US!

#Network4Cause benefiting Chicas Latinas de Sacramento! #VivaLasChicas916, is free and open to the community. This will be Chicas Latinas’ ONLY community and fundraising event of the year, and will also serve as a closing celebration for our “Starting off on the Right Foot!” Shoe Drive.

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FREE #Network4Cause )

1.       Connect with Chicas Latinas and learn about our mission / vision for Sacramento

2.       Access to Local Community Leaders and Advocates

3.       Great Professional & Local Business Networking

4.       Delicious Appetizers served from 5:30-7pm

5.       “Cocktails for a Cause” a percentage of drink purchases benefit Chicas Latinas de Sacramento

6.       Proceeds from the Silent Auction help support Chicas Latinas’ Mission

7.       Be prepared to celebrate after an exciting announcement from Founder, Angela Rosas!

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* LAST CHANCE ~ Please bring your shoe donations! More Info:

“Starting off on the Right Foot”


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Chicas Latinas de Sacramento is excited to announce our shoe-drive for a Sacramento area elementary school!  

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We are sponsoring and providing shoes to the children at Hagginwood Elementary School. The school includes grades K-6 and has approximately 500 students — of which 96% receive reduced lunch prices and are considered “socio-economically disadvantaged” or at/below poverty level.

When we asked staff what the students are most in need of when starting the new school year, we were simply told, “shoes.” Shoes that fit and shoes in working condition… free of holes and torn soles. Back-to-school shoes, a basic need to most, are a luxury item to these children.

For that reason, Chicas Latinas members are hosting a shoe-drive and are asking the community to join us for “Starting off on the Right Foot,” as we rally together in an effort to provide shoes for these students as they enter into the new school year. Shoes must be new and should fit 5-12 year old students, boys and girls.

The shoe collection dates will run from August 4 thru September 18 — ending with a free #Network4Cause event for the school the evening of Sept. 18, for community members, participants, and donors!

Please share this event and consider asking your colleagues, friends, and family to donate A pair of shoes… I have 100% confidence we can collect 500 pairs of shoes, with your help! (No need to RSVP)

Drop-Off Locations 8/4- 918:

Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff: 401 Watt Ave. Sacramento, CA 95864

Capsity: 2572 21st. St, Sacramento, CA 95818

Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital: 4001 J. St, Sacramento, CA 95819

Salon 701: 448 Howe Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825

Mechanics Bank: 1751 Howe Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825

Mayahuel (Sept. 18 ONLY): 1200 K Street, Sacramento, CA

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Any cash donations specific to this event are greatly appreciated and can be made on this page. Tax ID: 46-1048619

Latina Health in Sacramento: Refueling After Your Workout


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What you eat and drink after your workout is important.

healthy-foodWhen you exercise, you stress the body a little bit, or stress the system a little bit, and/or burn a few calories. After your workout, you need to replenish your body with quality fuel. If you have a good workout and replenish with mediocre fuel you don’t get as much of a benefit from your workout. Water is always good of course, but you also want to have some protein, some carbohydrates, and even a little fat is ok. For example, if you follow a nice workout with some water, fresh fruit, whole grain bagel or crackers with some peanut butter, this gives you a good combination of protein, fat, and carbohydrates. This way you will get the most out of your efforts.

It also makes a difference how soon after your workout you refuel. Usually, you want to take in some liquids and some quality calories within 30 minutes after finishing your workout. If it’s a hard workout or a longer workout, you want to have a larger quality meal within 2 to 3 hours of finishing your workout.

There are all kinds of expensive workout supplements and fuel sources, but most are not necessary to improve your fitness, even with advanced workouts.

Join us at our Chicas Latinas Running Group every Wednesday evening, 6:30pm at Curtis Park in Sacramento! 

Chicas Latinas de Sacramento, Woodbine Elementary Neighborhood Clean-up Success!


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Woodbine Elementary Neighborhood Clean-up Day was a Success!!! Thank you to all who participated in Saturday’s volunteer project and a special thanks to Diana Rodriguez for calling on Chicas Latinas de Sacramento for our volunteer support-it was a privilege!

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