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Executive Director Bids Community Adios

Executive Director Bids Community Adios

After a seven-year tenure with ElevArte Community Studio, Giselle Mercier steps down from her role as Executive Director. She plans to move back to Panama, her birthplace and where she will continue her work in youth development and supporting opportunities for artistic and educational exchanges.

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Celebrating This Generation of Youth

Celebrating This Generation of Youth

I often hear grown folks saying how this generation is backwards. The commentary is sometimes accompanied by an internet meme that takes swipes at present-day slang being used by youth, current music or simply the amount of technology that youth use. Aside from the layer of adultism that comes with remarks like this, let's take a minute to remember that every youth generation had its questionable moments.

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Juanita Lopez, 1965

 

Juanita Lopez had her photo taken in 1965 during her baby shower while she was pregnant with son Ben Lopez. This photo was taken at the 1700 block of 21st Place where she lived with her husband and children.

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