Latina Style Magazine: Equality and Fairness For All

Lily was asked to be a guest columnist for Latina Style Magazine’s “Final Point”. The magazine is the most influential publication reaching the contemporary Hispanic woman. With a readership of nearly 600,000, LATINA Style reaches both the seasoned professional and the young Latina entering the workforce for the first time. More…

To Become a Bully Free Nation: Identify. Intervene. Advocate.

Anyone who’s worked in a school — from elementary to high school — has seen the same thing. Popular kids sit together at “their table;” sports stars sit together at “their table.” Occasionally, but not nearly enough, we see a student being especially kind to a new kid. More…

Back to School Tour 2015 Updates

Lily is on the road for NEA’s 2015 #BackToSchool Tour! From Sept 8-18, keep up with Lily as she visits schools and meets with members, students, and community partners to raise awareness on issues affecting the nation’s public schools. She will be in South Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi, and Louisiana. More…

How to Handle a Bully?

New Jersey Governor Christie is using the tactics of a playground bully to impress his supporters through name-calling and threats of violence. We won’t sink to his level. He also won’t silence us. More…

A Woman’s Place…

This week I had the opportunity to join another group of inspirational women from around the globe for a panel discussion at the 7th World Congress in Ottawa, Canada. Our stimulating conversation focused on the impact of women in unions, and the impact women leaders have had on issues of gender equality and other issues affecting women in their respective countries. More…