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Happy Father’s Day!

  Happy Father’s Day to all the father figures in our communities! Today is a day of mixed emotions.  I miss my father as I do every single day but this day I miss him even more.  He was my first great example of what a community servant should be. Thank you, papá, and although you are not here your …

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Memorial Day

On Memorial Day we honor those who have died while serving in our armed forces. This is the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Let’s also honor the families who lost their loved ones, breaking their families’ chain on earth. Join us in honoring our fallen this Memorial Day. In Solidarity, Raquel Terán

We Are On The Ballot!

We are excited to announce that as of yesterday afternoon, Raquel is an official candidate for the Arizona House of Representatives’  Legislative District 30! This would not have been possible without you. Whether you supported the campaign financially, knocked on doors, talked to your neighbors about us, or joined our phone banks – we sincerely thank you for helping us …

Did you catch Raquel on NBC Latino?

Dear Supporters: We are almost 100 days away from the August 28th Primary Election, only 75 days until early voting begins, and our campaign’s momentum continues to build! Just last week, Raquel  was featured on NBC News: In Arizona, several Latina progressives, Democrats run for local, state races “We have gone through a lot. The infrastructure is there now, we’ve …

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Thank you Mamá

We celebrate all strong mothers and mother figures every day, but especially on Mother’s Day. My Mother has always been my supporter and my own personal cheerleader. She is there for me, and for my siblings every step of the way. Although she doesn’t live nearby anymore, we talk every day. I do not take this for granted. I know …

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This May Day, Let’s Make It About Our Educators…

Friends, family and supporters – Today is a special day where we honor labor, laborers and their families in appreciation for their sacrifices. It is their ethic, drive and values that are the backbone of this country. May Day is a celebration which helps us to reflect on this country’s foundational value of hard work. Those same values are reflected …

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Community Resources during #RedForEd Walk Outs

First and foremost, it has been inspirational to witness the level of courage Arizona educators have demonstrated in the past months during the #RedForEd movement. Our educators have organized and mobilized our communities and proudly I stand with them.  I think of my sister, Gaby, a teacher and my mother a cafeteria worker, both in Douglas, Arizona and many of …

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Why We March

Tomorrow morning I will be at the March For Our Lives to support the youth that are paving the way for progress and safety in Arizona. I am inspired by the youth leadership that has flourished out of tragedy to fight for important issues in our nation. These are the leaders who will be shaping our communities for years to …

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Allow Me to Introduce Myself

Allow me to introduce myself. Hi, my name is Liz Luna. I am a past Los Diablos scholar, the daughter of two immigrant parents, the godmother of a child with a single-ventricle heart condition, a product of public education, and I am a resident of LD 30. I am very excited and proud to be the campaign manager for Raquel …

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¡Que Vivan Las Mujeres! Long live women!

Happy International Women’s Day! Today especially, let’s celebrate the amazing women in our lives. Let’s celebrate all of us! The ones who stay home to care for their children, the ones who work two jobs, the ones who run a business, the single mothers, the ones pursuing an education, the ones who are in the process of learning who they …