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That plus Chips and more

BY EMILY PEREZ
IN SACRAMENTO

Emily Perez talk includes chips, laughs, and stereotypes about women. Improv and acting give people a chance to tell their own story and be who they want to be.

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Whimsical Creative Journey

BY SUSAN SILVESTER
@ VOL 26 ON FEB 09, 2017

Susan Silvester walks us through her artistic career, highlighting places where it was unheard-of for women to work and inspires us to follow our creative sides, regardless of society’s expectations.

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Evening the playing field

BY MELISSA GUTIERREZ
@ VOL 26 ON FEB 09, 2017

Melissa Gutierrez talks about how she learned to better her relationships and boundaries with people through playing soccer.

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Stay in the loop

BY REGINA RANGE
@ VOL 26 ON FEB 09, 2017

Regina Range highlights the difficult moments in her life that shaped her life and ultimately made her plant her roots and turn her life around. All of the choices she made, shaped her as the strong woman she is today. 

Get emotional and inspired!

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Breaking Glass Ceilings with Lima Beans

BY MARISSA MALDONADO
@ VOL 26 ON FEB 09, 2017

Marissa Maldonado shows us how to live and work like a boss, draw inspiration from strong women around you and become a strong leader no matter what everyone else says.

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There is no box

BY JOHN'NAY LASHA
@ VOL 26 ON FEB 09, 2017

John'Nay Lasha tells us her story and shares how she overcame many adverse circumstances. She takes us on a journey about her job at the military police, teaching kids, her singing career and much more.

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Breaking the two-way mirror: Medical notes

BY LIZ SALMI
@ VOL 26 ON FEB 09, 2017

Liz Salmi talks about OpenNotes, which enables patients to see their medical notes. Those help interpret the patient needs and improve the communication between doctors and patients.

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Stories Move Social Change

BY MARLENE FITZWATER
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 20, 2016

In her moving talk, Marlene Fitzwater speaks about being the changes you want to see, as well as building a hospice for the homeless in the Sacramento area.

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Empowering Women in Sacramento

BY CAITY MAPLE
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 20, 2016

Caity Maple talks about her difficult beginnings and The Women’s Empowerment Collective - a space that brings together different Women organizations from the Sacramento Area. 

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Shoes Tell a Story

BY DR. MICHAEL MARION, JR.
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 20, 2016

Shoes tell stories about social change and the path one chooses in life. Dr. Michal Marion, Jr. is a shoe-aholic who perceives shoes as a symbol which can tell a lot about people and their life experiences. Changing shoe styles are a reflection of social change. 

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Monsters, Robots and Flying Tanks

BY TOMMY YOUNG
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 20, 2016

Tommy Young tells us a story of how a bunch of baby guerillas (sly & stealthy) failed to launch, and somehow turned into baby gorillas (cute & huggable) while working on revitalization of Del Paso Boulevard in Sacramento. 

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Creating Social Change with a Plan

BY TINA REYNOLDS
IN SACRAMENTO

Tina Reynolds tells the story of fullfilling her life-time goal of creating a creative space in Sacramento. She managed to make this dream come true despite all the obstacles she encountered along the way. If you have a plan of action and are persistent enough, all will fall into place. 

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