Join Chicas Latinas November 30th, Volunteer to Feed Sacramento’s Homeless


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Chicas Latinas de Sacramento will be out in full-force giving to Sacramento’s Homeless, in collaboration with the community group CAFFE at Cesar Chavez Park, on Sunday, November 30 at 8am. Offering food, clothing, and more to the homeless and disadvantaged in our community.


This year, Chicas Latinas de Sacramento Members thought it would be a wonderful idea to supply our homeless community with Holiday Cards and postage ~ so they can reach out to friends and family members.


*~ On Nov. 30, please donate and bring ~*
• Christmas / Holiday Cards
• Postage

RVSP & Connect on FB: Give to the Homeless at Cesar Chavez Park – Holiday Edition!

As temperatures begin to dip, we will be collecting donations for warm wearable clothing for men, women and children. We especially encourage men to clean out your closets as there are more men on the street than women. We’re also seeking socks and toiletries, such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, etc.


According to the Sacramento Housing & Redevelopment Agency, the homeless population in Sacramento has reached over 2,500 as of 2013 - A statistic that drives Chicas Latinas more than ever to continue giving back.

Donations will be accepted the morning of November 30th (you will see us set up with folding tables). Fill out the form to contact and/or arrange to donate prior:

* Chicas Latinas members will also be meeting on Nov. 26th at Capsity to prepare Thanksgiving meals to be distributed by CAFFE Members on Thanksgiving day!


Thank you and see you there.

On-going volunteer opportunities are available, click the link to sign up:

RVSP & Connect on FB: Give to the Homeless at Cesar Chavez Park – Holiday Edition! 

2014 Run to Feed the Hungry with Chicas Latinas de Sacramento!

feed-hungry-bannerCalling all Chicas Latinas de Sacramento members, family, friends, and fans… please join Chicas Latinas this Thanksgiving as we participate in the 21st annual Run To Feed The Hungry, by Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services.

#TeamChicas Run to Feed the Hungry

Team Registration Fee is $50 ~ all proceeds benefit Run to Feed the Hungry!

Join our team and enjoy some first-class treatment, including:
- Team Photo
- Team VIP Parking
- Post-Race VIP area access (FOOD)
- Media Opportunities
- Custom long-sleeve technical shirt (with Chicas Latinas logo option)
- Run with Chicas Latinas de Sacramento!!! (Men, women, families are welcomed!)

Run Options:
10k Run at 8:15 am
5k Run/Walk at 9:00 am

Community Members Can Join Our Team at: and select “I’m on a Team” — Fill out your personal info — Select team: Chicas Latinas de Sacramento

* If your registration is being covered by Chicas Latinas, instructions will be provided.


Chicas Latinas members have been working hard preparing for our FIRST collective run and are excited to open our team up to the community ~ Please join us! 

Join Chicas Latinas this Thanksgiving as we participate in the 21st annual Run To Feed The Hungry, by Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services.

**Meet the RTFH team and break bread after our last practice run!**

Chicas Latinas Running Group Run to Feed the Hungry Meeting & BrunchNov. 23rd, 9:30am – 11am at Cafe Bernardo – Midtown, 2726 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento, CA.

Chicas Latinas RTFH Packet Pick-UpNov. 26, 6pm – 8pm at Capsity, 2572 21st, Sacramento, CA. Pick up your Run to Feed the Hungry Packets and Shirts at Chicas Latinas’ Thanksgiving volunteering event, Assembling Thanksgiving Lunches for Sacramento’s Homeless.


Just remember PIE awaits you after… 

Exhibition Live! Our America


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Today at the Crocker Art Museum, Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art will perform a LIVE performance by dynamic California-based Mexican folk and contemporary dance company, Calidanza.

Crocker LIVE event

This dynamic program series brings exhibitions to life through wide-ranging performances and interactive opportunities in the galleries. Learn the art of salsa with live music and dance instruction from Yemaya Salsa Dance Studio. Enjoy guided spotlight talks.

Exhibition Live! Program

7:00 PM   Enjoy tours and spotlight talks of Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art and Arte Mexicano: Legacy of the Masters (3rd Floor, Teel Family Pavilion)

7:00 PM   Visit the pop-up art market featuring Florentina Favela, Xico Gonzalez, Olga Cid, and Spanglish (Friedman Court)

7:30PM    Be mesmerized by Calidanza! Dance Company’s sultry Latin dance experience (Friedman Court)

8:00 PM   Feel the beat and spice things up with dancing and live music by the Yemaya Salsa Dance Company (Friedman Court)

~Space is limited and reserving tickets in advance is recommended~

The exhibition will only be open to ticketholders from 5:30 – 8:30 PM

$6 Members
$10 Students/youth
$12 Nonmembers

Don’t miss a truly incredible evening!

TWO DAYS LEFT to vote for Angela Rosas as 2014 Coors Light Líderes of the Year


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Thanks to your continued support, Angela Rosas is in the TOP 5 of the Coors Light Líderes contest!

We have only TWO DAYS LEFT to vote for Angela and win the $25,000 grant award for the Sacramento community.

—> Vote, x10 a day, until October 30th, 11:59 PM (CDT) @

If Angela is chosen as the 2014 Coors Light Líderes of the Year, our 501(c)3 organization, Chicas Latinas de Sacramento, will receive a $25,000 grant to develop a community leadership project.

CoorsLight Lideres Angela Rosas

Please visit to VOTE, SHARE, and HELP SACRAMENTO WIN funds for our community.

View the Press Release:

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! 

CoorsLight Lideres Angela Rosas

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.

For more information:

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!

Click to view pictures: 

Chicas Latinas Board

Two Albums: 

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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