Intern Insights: Donna Vallejo

Working as an intern with Circle de Luz has been one of the most memorable experiences I have had as a university student. Hearing the term intern, there was a lot of anxiety regarding the different ways I would be able to fulfill that role and whether I would be able to satisfy the needs […]

Three Ways to Support Latina Education and Success in the United States​​     ​

By Tere González García, Executive Director, Circle de Luz Originally posted by +SocialGood—a global community of changemakers united around a shared vision for a better world in 2030. A project of the United Nations Foundation.  On International ​Day of Education,​ attention turns to prioritizing education to accelerate progress toward​s​ the Sustainable Development Goals. From Circle de […]

Welcome to the team!

Veronica Monroig-Calvo We are so excited to welcome Veronica Monroig-Calvo to our Circle de Luz team. Veronica will join us from the University of North Carolina Charlotte – Department of Social Work, as our 2020 – 2021 intern, and we couldn’t be happier to have her support our hijas and the work we do everyday. […]

2020 Graduation Recap

We are so proud of our 2020 graduating class hijas. Not only have they completed a major milestone in their high school career, but they have also completed their 6-year commitment to our program. These girls have accomplished so much in the last six years and we are beyond excited to see what else the […]

Welcome to the Team!

Vanessa Martinez – Program and Evaluation Manager Vanessa graduated from the University of North Carolina Charlotte with a Bachelors in Communication Studies and a minor in Journalism. Her professional experience consists of a little bit of everything. She began in video production, coordinating and executing big and small productions. She then worked for a little […]

Intern Spotlight – Carina Moreno

My name is…. Carina Moreno and I am the circle intern for Spring 2020. I am originally from High Point, I graduated high school class of 2018 and I currently go to UNC Charlotte. I am studying Speech Pathology and Audiology in hopes of helping young children develop language skills and add peace to the […]

Class Captain Spotlight – Rosy Crumpton

We are so honored to highlight another amazing role model and class captain. Rosy is a strong woman who is currently a class captain for our Class of 2021 hijas. We are so blessed to have Rosy as part of our team, and are so thankful for the wonderful experiences she has been able to […]

Class Captain Spotlight – Silvia Espinoza

We would like to take a moment and highlight one our class captains, Silvia Espinoza. Silvia is currently a class captain and mija, for our Class of 2025. We are so grateful to have Silvia not only walk alongside our hijas, but create incredible experiences that will forever impact the lives of our girls and […]

Join Our Team!

We are so excited to announce that we have a position open within our Circle de Luz staff. We are currently searching for a candidate to fill the position of Program and Evaluation Manager. Please find the job description attached and share with folks who might be interested in supporting an important mission, alongside an […]

SPARK A Holiday Pop-Up Shop Online Store

After having an amazing event this past December 9th, we have reviewed our pop-up shop inventory and have slashed our prices by 25%. If you still have not completed your holiday shopping and are looking for unique items at bargain prices, search no more! Below you will find one of a kind gifts for your […]

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