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Monday
Oct282013

RISD By Design 2013

The second weekend of October marked a very special event: RISD By Design, an annual alumni reunion and parents weekend occurring all over campus. The event coincided with RISD's Alumni and Student Art Sale, as well as numerous presentations, tours, open studios and receptions. Every year, RISD by Design offers a chance to reunite with old friends, make new ones, rediscover the campus, and realize just what makes RISD so special. Click on the photo above to see more of the festivities from RBD 2013, or hit this link to visit the RISD Alumni Flickr page.

This year, in addition to being one of the biggest events of my event coordination career, was also my 10-year college reunion.  I enjoyed a house full of friends and more than a few adventures to commemorate the occasion. I'm so proud to be part of the team that pulled this off, grateful, and honestly a little surprised to be exactly where I want to be with my life.

Thanks to all my friends who made it out here for the weekend, RISD Alumni Relations + Special Events for all their tireless work, & my bosses for loading me up with drink tickets at the alumni dinner!

Saturday
Apr202013

Live: My Post for Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros Blog Hop

I hope you've all been reading and commenting along with the Latinas 4 Latino Lit Día Blog Hop!

Head on over to Growing Up Blackxican to read my entry in this series: Encouraging Early Childhood Literacy in the Latino Household, where I relate the vital role my multicultural parents had in the development of my love of reading, books, and eventual career as a children's book illustrator.

Comment to enter the amazing Grand Giveaway of more than 30 Latino children's books for your school or library. Thanks and happy reading!

Wednesday
Apr102013

Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros Blog Hop Kickoff

 Promo image for Latinas for Latino Literature Blog Hop.

The Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros Blog Hop has kicked off! Follow the calendar of entries below to join in this exciting celebration of Latino children's literature (and please note my post on April 20th)!

Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros Blog Hop:

April 10th - Pat Mora on Latinas 4 Latino Lit
April 11th - Alma Flor Ada on All of Me...Now
April 12th - Margarita Engle on The Wise Latina Club
April 13th - F. Isabel Campoy on Autism Wonderland
April 14th - Joe Cepeda on Mommy Maestra
April 15th - Lulu Delacre on Modern Mami
April 16th - Jorge Argueta on Sweet Life Bake
April 17th - René Colato-Laínez on Latinaish
April 18th - Amy Costales on Mami's Time Out
April 19th - Monica Brown on New Latina
April 20th - Christina Rodriguez on Growing Up Blackxican
April 21st - James Luna on De Su Mama
April 22nd - Brian Amador on Moms LA
April 23rd - Mara Price on Mama Latina Tips
April 24th - Jeff Zorilla on Multicultural Familia
April 25th - John Parra on Mami Talks
April 26th - Duncan Tonatiuh on Spanglish Baby
April 27th - René Saldaña on Living Mi Vida Loca
April 28th - Eric Gonzalez on Unknown Mami
April 29th - Irania Patterson on The Domestic Buzz

Remember to comment on any or all posts to enter the Grand Giveaway! On Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros, a collection of 25(!) books of Latino children's literature will be awarded to a commenter for their local school or library.

Have fun and happy reading!

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