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Join us for Brave Voices Author Event with Alma Zaragoza-Petty, author of the transformative book "Chingona Owning Your Inner Badass for Healing and Justice." The event aims to spotlight authors of color and amplify their stories, creating community and making diverse narratives mainstream. Whether you're seeking inspiration, connection or a chance to engage in enriching conversations, this event promises an unforgettable experience. Let's unite as a community to celebrate diversity, literature and the empowerment of voices shaping our world. 


Alma Zaragoza-Petty is committed to fighting injustices and imagining life-affirming spaces in which we can all coexist. Her book, Chingona: Owning Your Inner Badass for Healing and Justice, reflects on her story and invites readers to join the legacy of brave women who have used their healing to transform society. Never shying away from her complicated upbringing in Los Angeles and Acapulco, Mexico she repurposes her pain and challenges all to imagine a better future.


The Association to Nurture and Develop the Advancement of Latino/a/x Students in Education (¡ANDALE!) at Oakton works to ensure the success of our Latino/a/x students. From application to graduation, we want to see every student thrive and ¡ANDALE! provides events and services to keep you connected to the college experience. Learn more about ¡ANDALE! on Oakton’s website. 

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