Voices of the New Majority

Loretta Carpio Carr

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Luxury has its price

Posted on May 24, 2017
Luxury has its price

Touted as “the ultimate luxury festival experience,” a $3,500 per person ticket to the BottleRock Music Festival in Napa gets you... Continue

The sound of drums, the call to action

Posted on April 22, 2017

As the drumming intensifies, so does my heartbeat and breathing rate. Stomping feet, twirling bodies, and the intermittent rattle of... Continue

We are where we ought to be

Posted on March 23, 2017

Dear Reader of this small but important Latino corner, I am very pleased to be able once again to share with you my perceptions, in... Continue

Our Sonoma… where do we stand today?

Posted on March 10, 2017
Our Sonoma… where do we stand today?

The big question that we hear all the time these days in our community is, “What’s going on at La Luz, how is everyone doing?” The... Continue

Getting the Hispanic community involved in environmental issues

Posted on February 24, 2017
Getting the Hispanic community involved in environmental issues

The Sonoma Ecology Center is launching a program called Senderos Naturales — “Pathways to Nature.” The goal of the program... Continue

Not just nameless workers

Posted on January 24, 2017
Not just nameless workers

On the cold morning of January 28, 1948, a United States Immigration Service plane carrying 28 Mexican citizens, one immigration guard,... Continue

Pure politics or purely the hunt?

Posted on January 7, 2017

Friends and readers, here I am once more, sharing my feelings in these turbulent times. Is this the moment to be fearful? Not at all.... Continue

Sweet Land of Liberty

Posted on December 15, 2016

Following the contentious Presidential campaign and stunning election result, family members and former friends may find themselves... Continue

How Trump’s election is affecting the immigrant community

Posted on December 3, 2016
How Trump’s election is affecting the immigrant community

The morning of November 9 here in Sonoma you could breathe the air of uncertainty as people learned that Donald Trump had been elected... Continue

Conversations with La Curandera

Posted on October 28, 2016
Conversations with La Curandera

I’ve been told that when I was a baby, I had large, luminous eyes that garnered admiration from family, friends, even strangers.... Continue