Moraga will write numerous plays including The Hungry Woman: A Mexican Medea and Watsonville: Some Place Not Here, and she will become a founding member of La RED Xicana
Indigena, an organization promoting self-sustaining economies and artist cooperatives.
The Spitboy rule: tales of a Xicana
in a female punk band.
From Cherrie Moragas A Xicana
Codex of Changing Consciousness: Writings 2000-2010 (2011), to Sandra Cisneros' much anticipated memoir A House of My Own: Stories From My Life (2015) and Ana Castillo who, as the keynote speaker at the 2015 Society for the Study of American Women Writers biennial conference, announced her upcoming memoir in 2016 Black Dove: Essays on Mama, Mijo and Me.
With this work, Cisneros joins a small yet growing pantheon of distinguished Chicana, Latina, and other writers of color who have one-volume collections of significant work, including the late Tejana queer writer and activist Gloria Anzaldua (The Gloria Anzaldua Reader, ); Chicana, queer, indigenous activist and scholar Cherrie Moraga (A Xicana
Codex of Changing Consciousness ); Dominican American novelist and poet, Julia Alvarez (The Woman I Kept to Myself  and Something to Declare ); the late African American Pulitzer prize-winner Gwendolyn Brooks (Selected Poems ); and the late African American poet and activist Audre Lorde (Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches ).
The fifth author is a Xicana
, raised Catholic in San Bernardino California; her mother is Mexican and her father Chicano.
Speakers Rachel Herzing; Liz Derias, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement; Sagnicthe Salazar, Xicana
Moratorium; Rabab Abdulhadi, AMED/SFSU; Kiwi Illafonte, Mass Bass; Akubundu Amazu-Lott, All-African People's Revolutionary Party discussed connections between struggles and cultures of resistance to policing and prisons.
com) is a Xicana
activist-artist whose role is to translate the hopes and dreams of justice movements into images that agitate and inspire.
Performing the plight of the Xicana
in different venues, she reflects that she has a credo, a refrain, that informs her work: "to announce our presence to one another and the world, but in our own tongue, on our own ground, brandishing our own homegrown instruments of naming" (53).
As part of the Women of Color Speaker Series, comedian, artist and Xicana
activist Adelina Anthony will perform "La Chismosa" at 7:30 p.