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Welcome RoselandThe City of Santa Rosa welcomed the Roseland District to the city on November 1, 2017 with a festival at the Roseland Neighborhood Village on January 20, 2018. There was an opening ceremony hosted by Roseland community members, as well as food, games, music, performances and more! Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee

Moorland community gardenMoorland Community Garden. LandPaths in partnership with Regional Parks of Sonoma County will be managing a new community garden and you can be a part of it. The Moorland Community Garden hosted it's first ever work day and they are seeking plot adopters! Along with the work day, organizers enjoyed sharing a Kings Cake with the community and they will also have applications for adopting a plot. Come and find out how to adopt your own plot! Moorland and W Robles Avenues, Santa Rosa. Leaders/Líderes: Omar Gallardo and Jonathan Bravo. Contact: landpaths.org.

Posada at Bayer FarmPosada de Bayer Farm. Posada is a series of 9 traditional fiestas (celebration) that lead up to the Noche Buena (Holy Night), rooted in strong Catholic influences inherited from Spain; slightly similar to the 12 days of Christmas celebrated in some homes throughout the states. So, as part of the end of the year celebrations Bayer Farm hosted a community Posada for our families, friends and neighbors to come together and build stronger community ties through this beautiful Mexican cultural event. Pozole, a tradional hominy soup, warm beverages served during this time of year and piñatas and goody bags for the children! December 17. 2017. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee

SRJC Posada CelebrationMujeres Xingonas & MEChA hosted La Posada Celebration on December 5. 2017 at Santa Rosa Junior College with a Mole Competition, Mariachi "Voces Mexicanas" and other traditional activities, Face Painting, Posada Hymns, paper picado, piñata breaking, loteria, dancing and more! Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee

People's HealingPeople's Healing, a free clinic offering services of massage, acupuncture, limpias, herbs and tinctures, meditation, art for children, and political organizing, primarily focused on the communities most impacted by economic, racial, gender and environmental oppression. Our ancestors have used these cultural medicines for many years, guiding us in this path, and we invite you to participate in these familiar healing sessions. November 18, 2017. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee

Santa Rosa Day of the DeadDay of the Dead, Courthouse Square, Santa Rosa. Santa Rosa Día de Los Muertos Committee invited the community to attend the 2017 celebration at Santa Rosa Courthouse Square November 1st and 2nd. "Join us in creating a sacred space to remember, honor, and celebrate loved ones who have crossed over." Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee

Roseland Make a Difference DayRoseland Make a Difference Day. Roseland Community Building Initiative (CBI) and Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County host "Make a Difference Day" in the Roseland area of Santa Rosa. Neighborhood residents and the community joined in beautifying the neighborhood. October 28, 2017. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee

Dinner at Bayer FarmDinner at Bayer Farm in Roseland. Dinner was served here by Landpaths volunteers every day during the Sonoma County Firestorm. This evening, Gary B. Fleener of the geographer's kitchen cooked the meal. Click here for more photos by Ani Weaver

KBBF FundraiserTrunks or Treats! KBBF Radio Fundraiser, October 21, 2017. Food, pumpkins, face painting, costumes, music and fun! A great event for the whole family. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee. https://kbbf.org/

Day of the DeadDay of the Dead exhibit at Sonoma County Museums on October 6. Drawings, masks, altars, and music. Students honor their family and friends who have passed. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.www.sonomacountymuseum.org/

CulturaCultura. California Youth Outreach's third annual celebration of "Cultura: a celebration of Art, Photography, and Lowriders." As the City of Santa Rosa, and The Violence Prevention Partnership kicked off its 9th annual Gang Prevention Awareness Week. "Cultura" was one of several activities planned for Gang Prevention Awareness Week aimed at raising awareness about gangs and educating our community about existing efforts to reduce and prevent youth violence."Cultura" was held September 15th, 2017 at 6:00pm at Old Railroad Square Santa Rosa, CA. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Dr. Mariana G. MartinezDra. Mariana G. Martinez in her Sonoma State University office. Mariana is the "Person of the Month" in the October 2017 issue of La Voz. Click here to read more about Dra. Mariana. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee

Martin ZunigaArt of Martin Zuniga Artist Martin Zuniga works with his children One, 10 and Ollin, 6, to create their version of "The Wall." La Voz will be featuring Martin in a future issue this fall. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee

Roseland Art ClassesRoseland Youth Center Arts Program Reception. Students in a visual arts class taught by Lucero Vargas and in a video class taught by Molly Lopez had a reception at the Roseland Community Center to show off their arts projects. August 10, 2017. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee

Coach Riccardo Oliva Person of the Month for the August 2017 issue, Coach Riccardo Oliva, Coach of the Year for the entire Cal North state organization. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee and old photos of Coach Riccardo playing soccer in El Salvador.

Ever Coyote ExhibitRaizes Collective Show: Ever Coyote. Everutopia Opening Reception: Artist Ever Coyote from Oaxaca, Mexico, expresses ideas that sometimes are physically impossible but are expressions with colors using multi-media created after awakening from dreams. This exhibit showcases the artists utopic vision of his world while representing a part of his indigenous culture, which is an essential part of Mexico. July 28, 2017. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

2017 Music and Art CampsMusic and Visual Arts Class. Mariachi and Visual Arts Classes at Cook Middle School in Roseland. Students are preparing for a presentation at Luther Burbank Center on Thursday evening at 6 PM. July 24, 2017. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Roseland Art ClassYouth Art Expression Workshop hosted by artist Lucero Vargas & Roseland Youth Center, 5 week program where students, grades 5-8, learned how to express their emotions through art. Classes included instructions on the use of graphite pencil, watercolors, self-portrait, basic forms and how to frame their own art work. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Art and Mariachi Camps 2017Art and Mariachi Camps were summer programs for youth. aged 7-18, sponsored by Luther Burbank Center and held at Cook Middle School during the summer of 2017. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Ice cream with a policemanHelado con la Policia. Meet, greet and speak to your neighborhood police or sheriff's deputy over ice cream at Frozen Art Gourmet Ice Cream on Sebastopol Avenue in Roseland. On July 16, 2017. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

GuelaguetzaGuelaguetza. A beautiful Harvest celebration at Luther Burbank Center in Santa Rosa on July 16, 2017. Music, dancing, games, food demonstrations, games and activities for kids. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Cloverdale Mariachi CampCloverdale Mariachi Camp. Mariachi campers performed for parents and friends at Cloverdale High School on June 30, 2017. Caprice is playing trumpet in the Cloverdale Mariachi program. Though she was a bit young to try, she was determined to learn and she did!
Caprice also learned how to read music during the program. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Mariachi Camp in RoselandMariachi Camp in Roseland, Santa Rosa, CA. Jose Soto and his band of musicians teach the next generation the art of mariachi. The performance was on July 12, 2017. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Oaxaca in the Wine CountryOaxaca in the Wine Country, celebrated for the first time in the New Old Courthouse Square in downtown Santa Rosa. July 9, 2017. One of a series of cultural events that celebrate diversity of Mexican & Latin traditions in Sonoma County, California. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Frozen Art showArt by Maria Cañas and Maria Trejo. At Frozen Art Gourmet Ice Cream Gallery, 500 Sebastopol Rd, Unit B, Santa Rosa, CA 95407. Opening July 7, 2017. Maria Cañas is a student of our friend, Maria de los Angeles. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

SRJC HS Equivalency GraduationSRJC High School Equivalency Program Graduation. Returning students finish, hopefully they will continue their education. June 22, 2017. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Edvard Munch SFMOMAThe Summer of Munch Begins at SFMOMA, SFMOMA.org.
Don’t miss the global debut of Edvard Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed, opening June 24 through October 9, 2017, and discover why Munch is one of the most celebrated and controversial artists of his generation. Click here for photos of the paintings from the Press Preview by Jeff Kan Lee, La Voz photographer.

Raizes CollectiveArt Lab Thursdays, Summer 2017. Raizes Collective, raizescollective.org invites you to an afternoon of art making. Open to all artists and anyone interested in developing their creativity through art making. No experience required, Raizes will provide space, tables, chairs, supplies will be available for children. Donations welcome. Instructor Martin Zuniga will be working with the young artists every Thursday for the summer. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Bayer Farm Food Bank Free Lunch Redwood Empire Food Bank offers free Summer Lunch to kids 18 and younger. There are 31 different Summer Lunch Program sites spread throughout Sonoma County. Lunch is completely free, open to all children, and operates Monday through Friday during lunchtime. Visit refb.org or call 707 523-7903 or 2-1-1 for dates and times. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Head Start eventHead Start celebrated doing good for chldren for fifty years at Martin Luther King Park on May 18, 2017. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Day of the Child See more photos:
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Sonoma County's
Day of the Child • Día Del Niño, April 29, 2017, 11am to 3pm Twelve parks, nature centers, preserves, and interpretive centers around Sonoma County present fun, family-friendly outdoor experiences including nature explorations, crafts, a ropes course, bird box building, hands-on activities, visits with animals, family nature walks, and more! End the day with a concert by the amazing Zun Zun at the Roseland Village Neighborhood Center from 4pm to 5:30pm.All offerings are free and several will be available in English and Spanish. Click here for site locations, directions, & times for site-specific activities.

Raizes Collective GalleryRaizes Collectives' space at 3840 Finley Ave, Santa Rosa, CA. All were invited to come through and bless up Raizes Collectives' humble space on Earth day, April 22nd. We give thanks to our community for all your energy and support! Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Roseland Beautification DayVince Harper, (May His Memory be a Blessing), CAP Sonoma's Roseland CBI Leaders planned the Roseland Beautification Project during the week of April 17 through April 22nd. The goal of the effort was to partner with organizations, businesses, residents and community members to spruce up the Roseland neighborhood and lay the foundation for ongoing effort to keep our commmunity safe and clean. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

DanzaDanza Coyolxauqui of Santa Rosa, Ca. invited Danzantez and Andantez to a two day ceremony in celebration of our Abuela, nuestras hermanas, madres, Guerreras de la danza y comunidad. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Mi Casa SRJCMi Casa grand opening at SRJC. (Multicultural Innovation Center for Academic Success and Achievement). a dedicated space where students can drop in, receive help, access computers and printers, and form connections with other students. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Cesar Chavez MarchHundreds march in Santa Rosa in honor of Cesar Chavez beginning at the Roseland Village Shopping Center to Juilliard Park. Entertainment by Windsor Bloco and inspirational speakers spoke on the life of Cesar Chavez. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Alejandro SalazarAlejandro Salazar, Artist reception at Gallery 300, 300 South A Street, Santa Rosa. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee. Transforming emotions into visual form in these turbulent times.

Vanessa RobledoVanessa Robledo, Person of the Month, and the My American Dreams project, to tell the stories of children of immigrants faced with deportation.April issue 2017. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee. Click here to read article by Craig Davis in the April issue.

Bayer Farm OpeningInauguración de Bayer Farm / Bayer Farm Opening 03-25-17, 1:00-3:30pm    
1550 West Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA, 95407, Free! Gratis. Gran celebración de apertura oficial de Bayer Neighborhood Park and Garden. Es hora de celebrar este bello lugar y las contribuciones que han llevado al desarrollo del parque. Habrá danza, música, actividades familiares y no podría faltar el famoso corte del listón. ¡Acompáñenos! It’s time to celebrate this beautiful place and the community contributions that have come together to create this park. There will be dance, music, family activities and the traditional cutting of the ribbon. Click here to see photos by Ani Weaver

Hispani Chamber MixerHispanic Chamber of Commerce Mixer at the Canine Companions for Independence, the nation's leading dog assistance program had a wonderful evening planned! Guests toured their national campus and got an upfront look of what goes on behind the scenes to make this program internationally known. Click here to see photos by Ani Weaver

Matisse DiebenkornHenri Matisse/Richard Diebenkorn exhibit at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Explore the profound inspiration California artist Richard Diebenkorn (1922–1993) discovered in the work of French modernist Henri Matisse (1869–1954). “Matisse/Diebenkorn is an incredible story of artistic inspiration, revealing how Diebenkorn’s enduring fascination with Matisse informed his own body of work in substantive and often surprising ways,” Click here to see vignettes from the press preview by Ani Weaver. Click here for tickets and lots more info on the exhibit

Monet: the early years, SF Legion of HonorClaude Monet: The Early Years, SF Legion of Honor. Click here to see Vignettes from the Press Preview by Ani Weaver. To see the entire paintings, you will have to go to the museum! Click here to visit the museum site with an interactive digital story of the exhibit and an audio tour. Check it out! The first major US exhibition devoted to the initial phase of Claude Monet’s (French, 1840–1926) career.

Frozen ArtFrozen Art Ice Cream Shop hosted small community based art show mixing local business and local artist. Types of work include sculptures, paintings, mixed media, and photography from Ome Zuniga, Martin Zuniga, and Nestor Torres Lupercio. Patrons unwind, socialize, and have fun. Martin Zuniga played some of his collection of vinyl records from Mexican Singers. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee

City of Santa Rosa Sanctuary City2/7/17: Santa Rosa declares itself an "Indivisible City to safeguard the civil rights, safety, and dignity of all Santa Rosa residents.” “We have friends, we have neighbors, we have co-workers — we all know people who are in jeopardy because of the intent of the new administration in Washington,” Mayor Chris Coursey said. “It’s our intent to protect those people and that’s the bottom line here.” Click here to see more photos of the City Council Meeting by Ani Weaver

Pozole Night in RoselandPozole Night a fund raiser
and event
to build com-
munity in one! Benefiting the Roseland School Outdoor Education Program and CAP Sonoma's Padres Unidos. Pozole prepared by Roseland Parent Club volunteers, entertainment, community engagement awards, volunteers serving, Roseland leadership student involvement, Padres Unidos parents and staff volunteering. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee

No Wall! Roseland DemonstrationNo Wall! Pop Up event at the Roseland Shopping Center in response to Trump's plan for a wall between the United States and Mexico. "We're going to come together to demonstrate our love and care for one another in the midst of the vicious and racist immigration policies being designed in Washington DC. We will have a few speakers as well as opportunities to sign up for upcoming actions that will enhance protections for our local immigrant community."
Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee

Women's March1/21/2017: Sonoma County joins 80 other cities participating in the “Women’s March on Washington” at noon on the steps of Santa Rosa City Hall. The rally will be followed by a short march through downtown Santa Rosa. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee and Ani Weaver.

Graton Day Labor CenterSign making at Graton Day Labor Center. English class members made signs for the Women's March on 1/21/17 in downtown Santa Rosa.
Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee

Corazón Healdsburg1/15/17: In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and to help build his image of a society with justice for all, Corazón Healdsburg invited residents, community leaders, educators, and students to come together for a Social Justice dinner and facilitated learning at Healdsburg High School. Social Justice Dinner served family-style, prepared by well-known local chefs in the tradition of Soul Food Keynote presentation on "Cultural Humility and Changing the Scripts on Racism in our Community” by Dr. Jann Murray Garcia, MD, MPH, a highly regarded professor at UC Davis. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee





Public Art at Bayer FarmPublic Art at Bayer Neighborhood Park and Garden. Artist Mario Uribe has been commissioned to create and install a mural on three sides of the community pavilion. Here he works with students from Santa Rosa High School's Art Quest for Bayer Park in Roseland. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Sanctuary City MarchSanctuary City March in Santa Rosa led by artist Maria
de los Angeles
. Participants marched quietly from the Roseland Community Center to Santa Rosa City Hall to ask the city council to make our town a sanctuary City. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Bayer Neighborhood ParkThe Bayer Neighborhood Park and Garden opened to the public on December 21, 2016. The 5.8-acre park features a community pavilion, kiosk, skate park, half-court basketball, volleyball court, adult exercise equipment, barbecues, three types of ethnic outdoor cooking ovens, picnic tables, large farm-themed playground structure, nature discovery area, community gardens with farm stand, grassy open areas and a commercial kitchen facility. Public art will also be incorporated into the new park, and Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Roseland Posada 2016Posada at Bayer Farm in Roseland.
Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee. Omar Gallardo, commented to the audience just before starting with the traditional chants: "We want to offer this park as a safe place for families to come." Congressman Jared Huffman encouraged the community not to fear about their situation in the next administration of President- elect Donald Trump. regardless of their immigration status. He said: "Do not be afraid. You are in a safe community, your representatives will fight for you regardless of your immigration status.

Roseland Parkette DedicationRoseland Parkette: So. Co. Community Development Commission dedicated a park where people come together at the Roseland Village Neighborhood Center. New Roseland Village Parkette provides an opportunity for community members to host activities, dine outdoors and gather in a relaxing environment. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

SF Opera at Biella SchoolBiella school participated in an opera with the San Francisco Opera Guild. A fifth grade class performed in The Daughter of the Regiment, with San Francisco Opera singers. Last year they performed in La Bohème. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Dia de los 43 Procession in RoselandDía de los Muertos:Procession, Dia los 43 at the Roseland Community Center, from South Park to the Center. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.


Roseland Dia los 43Día de los Muertos:Preparation, procession and exhibition of Dia los 43 at the Roseland Community Center. Procession was from South Park to the Center. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.


Healdsburg Day of the DeadDay of the Dead: A street fair organized by Corazon Healdsburg, October 30, 2016, on Center Street, Healdsburg. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Sugar SkullsDía de los Muertos:Community members were invited to the Sonoma County Museums to make sugar skulls in conjunction with Day of the Dead, October 29, 2016. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.


Day of the DeadExhibit October 18 - November 27. Día de los Muertos: Ancient Celebrations and Traditions of Life and Death. Day of the Dead is celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican ancestry living in other places, especially the United States.  This exhibition brings together altars created by community members, festive artwork and three-dimensional sculpture associated with the Day  of the Dead celebration. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

SRJC Indigenous Peoples daySRJC Indigenous Peoples' Day Celebration. Monday, October 12, honoring America’s true history to honor and remember the struggles and resistance that indigenous people have had to endure to this day. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Day and Night FestivalCommunity Action Partnership’s 8th Annual South Park Day and Night Festival in Martin Luther King Jr. Park, Santa Rosa. Saturday, September 24, 2016. Fabulous day of music, dance, games, food and fun. This is a youth organized event designed to provide a safe and fun environment for youth and families. Sponsored bySanta Rosa Violence Prevention Partnership, Santa Rosa Police Department and South Park residents. Creating a safer, healthier and more prosperous Sonoma Co. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

2016 Sonoma County Harvest Fair2016 Sonoma County Harvest Fair at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. Event includes the World Championship Grape Stomp, beverage tasting, seminars, workshops and much more. HarvestFair.org or call (707) 545-4200. You can also follow "Sonoma County Harvest Fair" on Facebook. Featured photos: Jorge Flores, Executive Chef of Bear Republic with first prize appetizer; Lupe Vaca-Angulo (above) with her Tupperware business; Pedro C. of Oliver's market and Rachel Schmidt of Estate 1856. Click here for photos by Ani Weaver

Pupusas by Maria CañasWhen Maria Cañas makes pupusas, you show up. What a treat. Sale was a benefit for her hospitalized brother. The extended family and friends were all there helping her. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee


Cultura festival"Cultura: a celebration of Art, Photography, and Lowriders." The City of Santa Rosa, and The Violence Prevention Partnership kicked off its 8th annual Gang Prevention Awareness Week. "Cultura" is one of several activities planned aimed at raising awareness about gangs and educating our community about existing efforts to reduce and prevent youth violence."Cultura" was held September 16, 2016. Daredevils & Queens. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee

Roseland Day of CaringDay of Caring. Community building on Moorland Avenue in Roseland. Vince Harper, may he rest in peace, and other volunteers use stencils to paint a mural on two fences. Wednesday, September 14, 2016. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee

Joe Rodota Linear Park DedicationRoseland Village Joe Rodota Trail Linear Park Dedication for new playground and "fitness zone" on land planned for a plaza and mixed use development. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee. Click here for more information about Sonoma Regional Parks.

Juan Gabriel Concert Sacramento. Click here for photos by Sergio Valencia-Trejo. Read the September 2016 issue of La Voz for the story of the concert and the life of Juan Gabriel.


Aztec DancersCelebration of unity and the elements that give us life. Danza Azteca Xántotl. Aztec dancing, at Sheppard Elementary, Santa Rosa. August 20, 2016. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Cloverdale mariachi CampCloverdale Mariachi Camp. Mariachi Camp sponsored by Luther Burbank Center and directed by Jose Soto teaches children about traditional Mexican music. Recital for family and friends at Washington School in Cloverdale, August 19, 2016. Click here to see more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Eric CastroHarvester. A photo exhibit by photo-journalist Erik Castro at the Christie Marks Gallery, 312 South A Street, Santa Rosa. Photos taken during an artist Q & A with gallery owner Christie Marks, August 18, 2016. Click here to see more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Restorative Resources GraduationA new round of Restorative Resources Accountability Circle participants graduated Mon, Aug. 1 in a ceremony at Cook Middle School in Santa Rosa. Instead of inviting a guest speaker from the community, this time AC leader Chad Bolla called upon four of the graduates to share their stories and their bright outlook on the future. One speaker started by saying, "I want to apologize to my parents for what I did to get here." Another said, "These were probably the best weeks of my life, because I knew I had people to listen no matter what was going on in my life." And yet another speaker summed it up by saying, "I never felt judged and that's a beautiful thing." Click here to see more photos by Jeff Kan Lee. Read more at www.restorativeresources.org.

Oaxaca in the Wine CountryOaxaca in the Wine Country in Roseland, July 3, 2016. Click here to see more photos by Jeff Kan Lee. "Oaxaca in the Wine Country" is one of a series of cultural events that celebrate diversity of Mexican & Latin traditions in Sonoma County, California

SRJC HEP Graduation CelebrationSRJC HEP, the High School Equivalency Program, celebrated the graduation of the Class of Summer 2016 on Thursday, June 30 under the oaks with a reception following.
Click here to see more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Ricardo Navarrette retires!Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee of Ricardo Navarrette, in his garden at his Healdsburg home. Navarrette is retiring as Vice President, Student Services at SRJC and is being honored for his dedication with a celebration at SRJC's Shone Farm in July, 2016. Click here to read an in-depth bio of Ricardo and Luz Navarrette, Couple of the Month from La Voz July 2007. Family, early days, old photos!

Ricardo NavarretteClick here for candid photos by Ani Weaver of those who attended the State of the Latino Community event. Ricardo Navarrette, (right) Vice President, Student Services at SRJC was honored for his dedication.

Luz NavarretteLuz Navarrette's retirement party at Bertolini Student Center, SRJC, on April 12, 2014. Click here for photos by Ani Weaver.


Maria de los AngelesMaria de los Angeles, Spring exhibition: Santa Rosa City Hall: Exploring the Immigrant's Experience. Photos from the artist's Reception: April 22, 2016. This is an important exhibition of recent work by Santa Rosa's emerging artist: Here is Maria's description of the show: "I am exploring the immigrant's experience and my experience as an "undocumented" person. I invite you to see my latest work. A portion of the sales will go to Casa del Migrante in Tijuana." The exhibition will continue until June 2, 2016. Santa Rosa city Hall Hours: Monday-Thursday--8:00 AM-5:00 PM; Every other Friday: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM. Click here to see photos by Jeff Kan Lee

Cinco de Mayo in Roseland 2016Roseland Cinco de Mayo Celebration 2016! A great community event with food, entertainment, games, information and more! Click here to see photos by Jeff Kan Lee


Robotics ChallengeRobotics Challenge. County Economic Development Board to create this program, which is now in its fourteenth year. Since its inception, the Robotics Challenge has reached over 110 local elementary and middle schools, involving over 3,000 students and 175 teachers. Click here to see photos by Jeff Kan Lee

Mariana Castillo DeballMariana Castillo Deball
Mariana Castillo Deball, Exhibit at the San Francisco Art Institute, 800 Chestnut Street. Feathered Changes, Serpent Disappearances. If you have not been to SFAI recently or ever, walk through the historic courtyard and all the way through on the left ... the gallery will be on your left as you step out on to the roof deck with the stunning view. Parking is, surprisingly, not terrible during the day. This fascinating show is being created and curated by Deball, a Mexico City-born artist well know for her installations that explore the role that objects play in our understanding of identity and history. She is particularly drawn to the neglected objects of the archive, engaging in prolonged periods of research and fieldwork particularly with collections of Mayan and pre-Columbian artifacts. Click here to see photos by Ani Weaver.

Domestic Workers bill of rightsCampaign kickoff rally for ALMAS, the domestic worker group of the Graton Day Labor Center, who successfully pushed for historic legislation winning overtime pay for domestic workers in California. They have to return to Gov. Brown before the bill expires to ensure these basic labor rights are made permanent. Click here to see photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

OctavioOctavio Díaz at Persimmon in Healdsburg shows the La Voz staff how to eat a gourmet dish. Click here to read: Persons of the Month, Octavio and Pedro Díaz and Danny Mai, Lunch on the Plaza with the Chefs, by Ramon Meraz. Click here to see beautiful photos of the food served by Octavio and Danny Mai and brother, Pedro.

UFW Overtime MarchApril 3, 2016: Let’s march for farm workers rights! 2:00 p.m. Gather at 665 Sebastopol Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95407 (Dollar Tree). Overtime for farm workers who need to work more than 10 hours per day or 60 hours per week to get paid overtime! Call 707-528-3039 or text JUSTICE to 877877 for more information. Sponsored by KBBF Radio and the Peace and Justice Center of Sonoma Co. Click here to see photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Melanie CervantesClick here to see photos by Jeff Kan Lee. March 24, 2016: SSU DREAMers Club: Melanie Cervantes "Sisters at the Center: The Art of Dignidad Rebelde" Melanie Cervantes (Xicana) has never lived far from the California Coast having been born in Harbor City, California and raised in a small city in the South Bay of Los Angeles. Now making her home in the San Francisco Bay Area she creates visual art that is inspired by the people around her and her communities’ desire for radical change and social transformation. [email protected]

Berta CáceresBerta Cáceres, March 4, 1973 – March 3, 2016.
Click here to read Ramon Meraz on Berta Caceres from the May, 2015 issue of La Voz.
“En un país donde ha crecido la desigualdad socioeconómica y la violación de derechos humanos, Berta Cáceres organizó al pueblo Lenca de Honduras y emprendió una campaña de base que triunfó en su esfuerzo de presionar al constructor más grande de represas a nivel mundial para que éste retirara su apoyo del proyecto hidroeléctrico de Agua Zarca”.
Goldman Foundation.
“In a country with growing socioeconomic inequality and human rights violations, Berta Cáceres rallied the indigenous Lenca people of Honduras and waged a grassroots campaign that successfully pressured the world’s largest dam builder to pull out of the Agua Zarca Dam.” — Goldman Foundation.

Mi corazón se siente muy mal ahora. Hace un año tuve la increíble suerte de entrevistar a Berta Cáceres en la Ceremonia de Entregra de Reconocimientos Goldman por el Ambientalismo. Berta falleció el 2 de marzo, bajo las manos de la avaricia monetaria, pues ella levantó su voz por lo que ella creía, por los necesitados y por nuestro planeta. Su muerte me hace sentir terrible, pero puede ser la inspiración para luchar por lo que es nuestro derecho y llevar una voz por aquellos que no la tienen.— Ramón Meraz

My heart is so heavy today. A year ago I had the incredible luck to interview Berta Cáceres at the Goldman Environmental Prize Award Ceremony . She died today, March 2, at the hands of monetary greed, because she stood up for what she believed, for the little guy, and for our planet. Her death makes me extremely sad , but may her inspiration bring us all strength to stand up for what is right and to bring voice to the ones who do not have one.
— Ramon Meraz, La Voz

Roseland Area Projects Open House Community Workshop 4: was held in the Roseland Village Neighborhood Center, 779 Sebastopol Road. City of Santa Rosa wants to hear your ideas about the future of the Roseland area for Roseland Area Annexation – to include properties not currently in the City limits as part of the City of Santa Rosa; and Roseland Area/Sebastopol Road Specific Plan – to create a shared vision for the future of the area that is generally bounded by Highway 12 to the north, Bellevue Avenue to the south, Highway 101 to the east, and Stony Point Road to the west. Share your thoughts on potential policy topics (action items) of the plan. Participants got a preview of the draft plan that has been developed based on community input at previous workshops, including: Potential public improvements and Land use and circulation map; Learn about and provide input on the potential annexation. For info, contact Jessica Jones at jjones@ srcity.org or 707-543-3410, or visit the project website at srcity.org/roseland .lanning for the future of the Roseland Community at the Roseland Community Center. February 18, 2016. Click here for photos By Jeff Kan Lee

HYP MixerHispanic Chamber Young Professionals February 2016 Mixer featuring Films by Northbay Dreamers at Kerosky, Purves & Bogue, LLP. www.northbaydreamers.org/
Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Martha NuñézLongtime Windsor resident Martha E. Núñez died peacefully at home on Feb. 11, surrounded by family and love. Click here to read obituary and see photos by Ani Weaver, taken at the memorial reception catered by Octavio Diaz.

Pierre Bonnard at Legion of Honor, SFPierre Bonnard: Painting Arcadia, through May 15, 2016 at the Legion of Honor museum in San Francisco. Click here to see close ups, brush strokes and vignettes of the paintings taken at the Press Preview by Ani Weaver. Click here to see a gallery of high res photos from the museum's collection. More info is available at legionofhonor.org/bonnard.

Los Cien LuncheonLos Cien Higher Education Luncheon. Two terrific local college Leaders, discussed how their colleges prepare and are working to educate the growing demographics of Latino students. Santa Rosa Junior College, currently at 32%, while Sonoma State University is 2% and both growing! Two hundred community members joined Los Cien to get the latest on how both colleges are working hard to meet the growing demographics of our Latino students, to create the success path for students to Graduate.
Presenting for Sonoma State, current and yet preparing to retire in June of this year our dear friend, President, Dr. Ruben Armiñana, completing some 24 years of dedication to Sonoma State, and our community. And good friend, President Dr. Frank Chong, of Santa Rosa Junior College, as well a strong partner of the community. — by Herman J. Hernandez. Click here to see 93 photos of the event by Ani Weaver.

Socorro ShielsSanta Rosa City Schools Superintendent Socorro Shiels invited you to join her at “Soup with the Superintendent”! Superintendent Shiels was available to discuss concerns and answer your questions about Santa Rosa City Schools. There was no agenda, just an open forum to talk about relevant issues happening across the district. Warm soup and meaningful discussion! Click here to see photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Coffee with a copSanta Rosa Police Department hosted a Coffee with a Cop event on January 14th at Sam's For Play. Officers from the SRPD and community members came together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. Over 8 members of the Santa Rosa Police Department were in attendance, including Chief of Police, Robert Schreeder and Captain Craig Schwartz. Click here to see photos by Jeff Kan Lee. Click here to read story by Jeneane Kucker, SRPD.

Maria  de los Angeles DRREAMers filmMaria and Chris Kerosky attended the showing of the Northbay Dreamer Documentary film on our friend Maria de Los Angeles at the Third Street Cinema January 12, 2016. Click here to see photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Roofless Art ExhibitRoofless is an exhibition of art created specifically about the housing crisis in Sonoma County, or which relates to the conversation, a crisis caused by the lack of reasonably priced housing. Artists create ruthless/roofless art that can defeat a ruthless situation. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee. Click here to read Sin Techo– Arte en contra de Desplazamiento/ Roofless-Art Against Displacement. A night full of activism por/by Francisco Lozano.

US Border with Mexico i Depression Era CaliforniaClick here for PART I special feature in La Voz December issue, A forgotten story of a Mexican tragedy–Repatriation in Depression Era California, by Craig Davis. Click here for PART II. Click here to see more old photos andcolor postcards of this era.

Collete T's at Biella SchoolCan you imagine over 60 second graders learning about the possibilities a college education can afford them plus getting a college tee? It was an amazing event. Dec. 11 at Biella Elem. School College Tee  Project Assembly, (CTP) is a non-profit organization from Santa Rosa, Ca.Through CTP, we have a goal to hand out over 3,000 college tees for they 2015 - 2016 academic year. CTP holds assemblies at participating elementary school were we hand out college tees to 2nd graders along with a personal note from a college grad about his or her college experience. Each College Tee package also includes basic information regarding college opportunities and a road map to college. Click here for College Tee Project packet. Click here for more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Biella latino Family Literacy ProjectAt Biella School, Santa Rosa. Click here to see more photos by Jeff Kan Lee. Latino family literacy program at Biella. Here are a few pictures of the parents in the literacy class, and some of the wonderful bilingual books they are using. The homework is to share the books with their families at home, and one of the components of the program is creating a family album with pictures and everything. SRCS got a grant for us to do this program in the Family Engagement Center at Biella from 2:30 to 4:30 PM, the parents shared their albums, and the second hour was a potluck with the children.

Anayeli Cruz DREAMerClick here to see photos of four DREAMers who spoke about their experiences, Stories, Struggles and Hopes, growing up undocumented at Jewish Congregation Shomrei Torah, December 11, 2015. Anayeli Cruz (above), Ariana Aparicio, Jesús Guzman and Luis Bravo shared. Click here to read about Jesús Guzman and his work at the Graton Day Labor Center. Scroll down to the March 2015 issue of La Voz.

Lucy GudielClick here to read Lucy Gudiel: Child of Community Action, La Voz Person of the Month for November. by Craig Davis, English y español. Light! Power! and a Good Deal! EL MENSAJE DE LUCY GUDIEL A LA COMUNIDAD. “Rodéense de personas que piensen diferente a ustedes, pero con quien compartan sus valores principales. Visualicen lo que deseen que suceda. Esto los va a ayudar a mantenerse en la ruta correcta. Formen “campeones” que apoyen su causa, por ejemplo un asesor, un entrenador. Necesitan influenciar las fortalezas de otras personas para maximizar el impacto y alcanzar sus metas. Muchas personas piensan que el éxito se trata de ellas mimas (y de sus logros). Pero se necesita de otras personas para que les ayuden a construir ese puente que conduce al logros de sus metas”.
LUCY GUDIEL’S MESSAGE TO THE COMMUNITY. “Surround yourself with people that think differently than yourself, but who share your core values. Visualize what you want to see happen. This will help you stay on track. Build “champions” to support your cause, i. e. a mentor, a coach. You need to leverage other people’s strengths to maximize impact and reach your goals. Many people think success is all about yourself (and your accomplishments). But your need others to help you build that bridge to achieve your goals.” Click here to see more photos of Lucy Gudiel.

Los Cien LuncheonLos Cien Luncheon on October 30, 2015 featured Senator Mike McGuire,  Assemblyman Marc Levine, and Assemblyman Bill Dodd. Our State Legislators are pleased to be joining, Los Cien, for a lunch conversation, updating us about passed bills, they have authored, effects of these new bills to our community, coming 2016, update on current approved State Budget and how they see it may filter into our communities. Their thoughts, on affordable housing,  living wage and Universal Pre School, just to start with, and that's alot. We again thank our Legislatures, for taking the time to meet with Los Cien, and Amigos, and having a community dialog. Exciting program! — Herman J. Hernandez. Click here to see 126 photos of Los Cien and Amigos by Ani Weaver.

Jefferson AwardsSonoma County Board of Supervisors honored five Sonoma County nonprofit organizations and community leaders. Friends of La Voz Herman J. Hernandez and Vince Harper, May His Memory be for a Blessing),received the Jefferson Awards for public service in Sonoma County. Vince Harper, for two decades working to improve the lives of youth, especially those at high risk of falling into a lifetime of gangs, drugs and poverty.
Herman J. Hernandez, for being the driving force behind the formation of Los Cien Sonoma County, which promotes understanding of the Latino community. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

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Youth Connections GraduationCelebrate with our future leaders as they obtain their high school dipoma at the CAP Sonoma Youth Connections Graduation Ceremony held at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts on Nov. 6, 2015. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Roseland libraryNov. 14, 2015: Roseland Library Grand Opening Celebration! located at 779 Sebastopol Road, Santa Rosa, 95407. Bilingual storytime with Olga Loya, face painting by local artists. Get a library card! Find out about technology available.
Click here for info and schedule.
Call 707-545-0831or sonomalibrary.org. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Roseland Library BenefitRoseland Library Benefit. The Rotary Club of Rohnert Park / Cotati sponsored a Sonoma County multicultural celebration to benefit the Roseland Library computer lab at the site of the library on Sunday October 18, 2015. Click here to see photos of the traditional dancers by Jeff Kan Lee.

Indigenous Peoples Day SRJCCelebrating Indigenous Peoples Day at Santa Rosa Junior College. Entertainment by Native Resistance, Manchester Pomo Dance Group and Danza Azteca Xantotl. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Los Cien State of the Latino CommunityState of the LatinoCommunity in Sonoma County. Los Cien had a breakfast meeting at Sonoma State University this morning to discuss the state of the Latino Community. Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee

Click here for photos of other October 2015 events, Grand Opening of the Roseland Village; Yolanda Martinez, La Voz Person of the Month for October; Artists Rebeca Trevino and Maria Esther Sund; CAP Partnership Breakfast; the Hispanic Chamber and the Fiesta at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts; the Brain Fair and the West 9th Street Walk.

KBBF Pupusa Fundraiser, Maria CañasCelebramos la independencia de México y Centro-América. Community members came to the KBBF fiesta September 19, with live music, great food (carnitas and pupusas), drinks, and a chance to thump on Trump.And the best part, to support KBBF 89.1 FM, La Voz de tu Comunidad! Photo: Maria Cañas serving pupusas to the crowd.  Click here to see Jeff Kan Lee's photos of this special event.

Herman HernandezRead about Herman Hernandez, Person of the Month from the November, 2013 issue. Click here...
"Los Cien's
event at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts on August 28, 2015 was the gateway to Hispanic Heritage Month and it seems we only improve the awareness and out reach better each year," said Herman Hernandez. "The vision of Los Cien is to create a platform that brings awareness of many issues in our community, but yesterday it was culture, tradition and arts to all of you, pertaining to the Latino Community! For me reminding me of my family roots and being proud to share this with all my friends and community! I understand that this is just a very small piece to share. But as we begin Latino Heritage Month from September 15th thru October 15th, there will be many more programs such as the one yesterday and more to be able to experience with friends, family and community.
   Click here to see Jeff Kan Lee's photos of this special event including entertainment by the Mariachi Camp students, dancers and Carlos Reyes.

Carlos ReyesCarlos Reyes entertained at the Los Cien Luncheon to begin Hispanic Heritage Month. He is playing the Peruvian Harp. The videos are posted on the La Voz Bilingual Newspaper Facebook Fans group. These videos will be live soon. They take a long time to upload.

Mariachi Camp performanceGo to the La Voz Bilingual Newspaper Facebook Fans group to see a video of Jose Soto, Jr. and the Mariachi Camp playing Cielito Lindo at the Wells Fargo Center for the Los Cien Hispanic Heritage Luncheon. They take a long time to upload.

Sonoma County MuseumHispanic Chamber of Sonoma County held their August 20 mixer at the new Sonoma County Museum. The museum is an extension of the Sonoma County Art Museum with an additional building located on B Street. This new addition presents national and international exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. The museum showcases artists who reside and worked in Northern California as well.  Guests enjoyed an evening of culture, appetizers and drinks while networking with professionals throughout Sonoma County! Click here to see photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Mariachi CampGo to the La Voz Bilingual Newspaper Facebook Fans group to see a video of the Mariachi Camp students playing DeColores. 2015 was the inaugural year for Mariachi Camp, the only program of its kind in the North Bay. Mariachi Camp was specifically developed by Wells Fargo Center for the Arts staff along with Jose Soto, Jr, a member of Mariachi Barragan and co-founder of the Mariachi Club at Elsie Allen High School in Santa Rosa, to introduce students to Mariachi music. The goal of Mariachi Camp was to present students with an introduction to playing an instrument and to mariachi music. Click here to see photos of classes and performance by Jeff Kan Lee

SRJC Latino/a Graduation ReceptionSRJC Latino/a Graduation reception honoring the Latino/a graduates with an Aztec dance ceremony. Click here to see photos by Jeff Kan Lee

Maria de los AngelesMaria de los Angeles has done great work to contribute to our community. One City Arts just finished it second successful summer arts program. Photos of the arts camp by Jeff Kan Lee are also in this gallery. We wish Maria the very best in her new endeavor, Art Instructor at Pratt Art Institute. We love you Maria! Click here to see photos of her latest paintings.

Roseland Headstart closesPhotos from the farewell ceremony at the Roseland Head Start, leaving after twenty years to make room for Rosalind University Prep. Efren Carrillo talks to the community and some Headstart kids entertain. Click here for the photos.

Family Fun FiestaFamily Fun Fiesta
Via Esperanza invited the community on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 to enjoy a day full of activities for the whole family while learning safety skills that will help you stay safe and healthy during summer! Sports and Games for Children; Kindergarten Registrations; Cooking Demonstrations; Martial Arts; Health and Safety Information, Prizes and Raffles and Food! Click here for photos by Jeff Kan Lee

Safari WestSafari West, on Porter Creek Road in Santa Rosa, authentic African Adventure. La Voz saw giraffe, all sorts of fleet four footed creatures, zebras, big cats, you name it, and great and interesting birds. Tours are about 3 hours and lots of fun. Take a look. www.safariwest.com. Click here for photos.

Los Cien and Santa Rosa SymphonyApril 30, 2015, 79th Los Cien Sonoma County Luncheon, at the Flamingo Resort, The Santa Rosa Symphony, the third oldest professional orchestra in the State of California! Presented by Mr. Alan Silow, the Executive Director, sharing history and the Symphony's, desire for Classical music to inspire our youth: having an opportunity to create real change in the community; and providing Sonoma County students equal access to music education to underserved schools. Plus a Live presentation, on stage at the luncheon, of an ongoing musical program called "Simply Strings" made up of 40 children from Sheppard Elementary School. A performance you will not want to miss. Be prepared that this performance will bring tears to your eyes! Wow! Creating a Difference? — by Herman J. Hernandez. Click here to see photos by Ani Weaver

Cali KicksGerardo Sanchez and Cali Kicks Martial Arts Academy: Taekwondo! Call us at 707-535-0368 for Summer Camp information. Click here to see photos by Karen Perez. Mural by Daniel Lopez: The Cali Kicks Martial arts mural is dedicated to the idea of unity. It imagines the unity of spirit and mind and body through the practice of Taekwondo and the unity of cultures orking together to achieve a common and meaningful purposen  the study of martial arts as envisioned by Koreans and practiced at Cali Kicks Martial Arts Academy.It also sees the unity of past, present and future within a cosmic sense. 3445 Sebastopol Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95407, [email protected].

Cali Kicks KidsClick here to see photos by Jeff Kan Lee of the Cali Kicks Martial Arts Academy program for young children. Great fun, good discipline, physical and mental fitness.


Cinco de Mayo Roseland 2015Cinco de Mayo Festival in Roseland, May 5, 2015. Click here to see 24 photos by Jeff Kan Lee. Aztec dancers, accordion player, musicians, vintage car show, kids activities and good food!

Cinco de Mayo 2015Cinco de Mayo Festival in Roseland, May 5, 2015, a great celebration. Click here to read all about it! Click here for 182 candids of the people who attended the event and the great food being served, photos by Ani Weaver. Are you there?

Dream Center OPening SRJCSRJC grand opening of The Dream Center May 4th, a one-stop service center for undocumented students new to SRJC, located in Plover Hall, adjacent to Admissions & Records on the Santa Rosa campus. Our vision for The Dream Center is to expand access and services in a safe, caring setting. Students will receive personalized attention on matters related to the AB540 affidavit, their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) verification, the BOG Fee Waiver, the CA Dream Act, and the SRJC enrollment process in general. Congratulations to SRJC! Click here for photos by Ani Weaver

CrazytownElsie Allen High School Drama Department presents Jonathan Rand’s insanely funny, family friendly, brand new comedy, Crazytown! Directed by Rob Burt, this show l had everyone laughing The Elsie Allen Drama Department brings students together to showcase their talent and share their passion for their art with the community. Students build a long lasting understanding of the value of commitment and develop a deep appreciation for the arts. Click here for rehearsal photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Pocho SanchezFrom Incarceration to Transformation: Realignment and Re-Entry Conference. Friday April 10, 2015. Presented by the Santa Rosa Violence Prevention Partnership and the City of Santa Rosa. Click here for more photos by Pocho Sanchez, see his work at www.facebook.com/pocho1.fotography.

Jenny Chamberlain and Sylvia LemusSt. Paddy's Day Event, March 18, sponsored by David Rabbit, So. Co. supervisor, at the Rooster Run Golf club in Petaluma. Herman J. Hernandez as usual with bubbling enthusiasm called for Latino participants to show Supervisor Rabbit that we are a group that needs to be heard! Jenny Chamberlain and Sylvia Lemus enjoy the show. Click here for more photos by Ani Weaver.

Faces of RoselandClick here for "Faces of Roseland" photo exhibit by Ani Weaver. Herman J. Hernandez says: It's a Public meeting! Roseland Village Neighborhood Center, March 5, 2015. 6-8pm, Roseland Elementary School Multi-purpose room, 950 Sebastopol Rd., Santa Rosa. We Filled the Gym! We came together as a whole community to support our neighbors and residents of the Roseland community. I ask you!  Do you like to be told what is best for you? YES! but the menu was pre-arranged. Many of you are always saying we are not being HEARD! Well are you attending these meetings to get informed and be heard? We took action to make the best choices among those what were given to us. La Voz will have a story soon.

I am part of the Partnership"I Am Part of the Partnership" event at the Finley Center, February 4, 2015. The Santa Rosa Violence Prevention Partnership invited the community to celebrate the rebrand and the community's continuing support. Click here to see more photos by Jeff Kan Lee.

Pozole NightPOZOLE NIGHT! a benefit for the Roseland Elementary School Uniform Program and the Padres Unidos Leadership and Training Group. Roseland Elem. School and Padres Unidos Friday, January 30, participants got a medium bowl of Pozole, aguas frescas, pizza, nachos, cookies, and raffle prizes! Thank you Carlos del Pozo and the rest of the people who made it happen. Click here to see more photos by La Voz photographer Jeff Kan Lee.