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 When it comes to Makeup, Color Matters

Posted March 27, 2018 by We'Ced

    As a hardcore makeup lover and a young woman with fair skin, finding makeup to suit my skin tone has been pretty easy. Makeup seems to be catered for girls who look like me.   Recently, while shopping for beauty products, I found myself examining the color selection for people of color (POC). I […]

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What does it mean to be a mentor? Part II

Posted January 22, 2018 by We'Ced

Above: Cassandra Avitia (right) having fun with a youth member during Pride in the Park 2017.  In honor of National Mentoring Month, We’Ced sat down with former youth reporter and current mentor Cassandra Avitia to get her take on what it means to help guide and support young people. From following the strong example set by […]

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Our Migrant Story

Posted October 3, 2017 by We'Ced

We left crumbled governments only to experience what seems like downfall of yet another one, the difference is that we still have a chance to put a stop to the course.
Immigrants have greatly contributed to the success of this country since it was founded, and the majority of DACA recipients continue to do so. They’ve become a scapegoat to hate, just like many other minorities have become in the past. Do not let us be divided.

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Our Love is not so different

Posted September 23, 2017 by We'Ced

I made this poem because I know people who still struggle with their identity and being accepted.  Too many times, I’ve gotten in arguments to defend my friends and family. This is a very sensitive subject to me, and I feel I must stand up against hate because  LGBTQ+ love is no different from any other love.

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My Life Changing Experience in DC

Posted August 29, 2017 by We'Ced

I was told this trip would be a once in a lifetime opportunity, but I never imagined it would make a huge impact on my life, allowing me find confidence in who I am and fueling me to become a champion for equal rights.

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