The Authors

Photo by Carolina Adame

Photo by Carolina Adame


Dr. Renee lemus

Xicana-Feminista-Mama-Academic-Writer-Social Justice Advocate

Raised in Pico Rivera, Ca. Dr. Lemus received her PhD from UC Riverside in 2017 in Ethnic Studies. She is a proud Xicana, daughter and granddaughter of Mexican immigrants with deep roots in her culture and love for her people. She currently works as a professor in the field of Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies at several universities and colleges in the L.A. area. 

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Carolina adame

Latina homeschooling mama of two - Educator - Photographer

Carolina  creates images that capture human connection through everyday moments. Magic and rhythms and love. That is what moves her heart. She is passionate about creating POC spaces that give voice to the rich gifts of our culture and stories through photography.

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marlha sanchez

Homeschool Mama, Founder of Unidos Homeschool Cooperative, Birth Worker, Herbal Medicine Maker

Marlha has been homeschooling for 6 years and Unidos Homeschool Cooperative is run from and in her family home of 4 generations. She is committed to Social Justice, accessible choices in education, and teaching the next generation to honor and appreciate their raices.

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Dr. cristina rose

QWOC Feminista-Artivist-Pin@y-Latinx-Traveler-Farmer-Survivor.

Grand-daughter of Priscilla of New Mexico and Concepcion of Cebu, Dr. Cristina Rose was born in Whittier, Ca and has a PhD in Women’s Philosophy from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco.  As a mother, an artist, a writer, and a Gender and Ethnic Studies Professor at CSU, Dominguez Hills, she is engaged with muxer-affirming and indigenous-rooted communities based out of Long Beach.