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Noelle de la Paz

Noelle de la Paz
Noelle de la Paz is an intern with Colorlines.com.

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Save Sessions LA and Help Keep Music Education Alive

Save Sessions LA and Help Keep Music Education Alive

by Noelle de la Paz on November 1 2011, 6:14PM

An LA-based youth development music program looks to the community show some love and help them reach their fundraising goal.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Halloween Love For Prince's Purple Rain -- From a Toddler

Halloween Love For Prince’s Purple Rain — From a Toddler

by Noelle de la Paz on October 31 2011, 7:35PM

Little El’Leon may only be 2-years-old, but he can already sing the hook to the singer’s iconic “Purple Rain.”

Topics: Celebrate Love, Halloween

Today's Love: NOLA Activist Forgives the Men Who Nearly Took His Life

Today’s Love: NOLA Activist Forgives the Men Who Nearly Took His Life

by Noelle de la Paz on October 26 2011, 5:17PM

Last month, Rafael Delgadillo almost lost his life. For the dedicated activist, this experience has fueled his passion to continue his work in the community.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Love Books First, Singing Second, Says Minaj to Young Fans

Love Books First, Singing Second, Says Minaj to Young Fans

by Noelle de la Paz on October 12 2011, 6:17PM

Sophia Grace Brownlee’s viral video cover of Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass” proved to be the young singer’s ticket to meet her idol.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Families Celebrate Love as an Act of Courage on National Coming Out Day

Families Celebrate Love as an Act of Courage on National Coming Out Day

by Noelle de la Paz on October 11 2011, 6:16PM

For National Coming Out Day, we highlight a new video series that documents the unique challenges and experiences of LGBT folks in our communities.

Topics: Celebrate Love

California's DREAM Act Is Finally a Reality -- But Will Momentum Spread?

California’s DREAM Act Is Finally a Reality — But Will Momentum Spread?

by Noelle de la Paz on October 11 2011, 10:01AM

On Saturday, Gov. Brown signed the second half of the two-part legislation into law, distinguishing California as a leader in pro-education immigrant rights.

Topics: Immigration

Today's Love: Talented Young Flautist Delivers the Beat

Today’s Love: Talented Young Flautist Delivers the Beat

by Noelle de la Paz on October 6 2011, 5:53PM

The National Flute Association awards 15-year-old Annie Wu for her rendition of The Three Beats for Beatbox Flute.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Today's Love: Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth, Freedom Fighter

Today’s Love: Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth, Freedom Fighter

by Noelle de la Paz on October 5 2011, 3:24PM

Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth, one of the Civil Rights Movement’s celebrated leaders, died this morning in his hometown of Birmingham.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Guards Retaliate Against Inmates In Growing Prison Hunger Strike

Guards Retaliate Against Inmates In Growing Prison Hunger Strike

by Noelle de la Paz on October 5 2011, 10:00AM

As the strike spreads to Arizona, Mississippi and Oklahoma, prison officials have begun to crackdown on its leaders.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Need Halloween Ideas? Take Fashion Tips From This Adorable 5-Year-Old

Need Halloween Ideas? Take Fashion Tips From This Adorable 5-Year-Old

by Noelle de la Paz on October 3 2011, 6:00PM

Now that October is here, it won’t be long before the kiddies start scrambling around for Halloween costumes. One youngster is ahead of the game, in more ways than one.

Topics: Celebrate Love, Halloween

Tempers Flare Over Cancellation of Palestinian Youth Art Exhibit

Tempers Flare Over Cancellation of Palestinian Youth Art Exhibit

by Noelle de la Paz on September 30 2011, 10:00AM

Nearly one hundred Bay Area residents held a demonstration last Friday to speak out against what they called the censorship of the children’s artwork.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Today's Love: The First Draft of Yao Ming's Retirement Speech

Today’s Love: The First Draft of Yao Ming’s Retirement Speech

by Noelle de la Paz on September 29 2011, 5:35PM

Poet Giles Li takes a moment to point out the under appreciated aspects of the basketball great’s game, and how it’s influenced the Asian American community.

Topics: Celebrate Love

You'll Love Andrew Salomone's Meta Bill Cosby Sweater

You’ll Love Andrew Salomone’s Meta Bill Cosby Sweater

by Noelle de la Paz on September 28 2011, 4:18PM

The artist hopes to one day see Bill Cosby wearing this sweater he knitted—of Bill Cosby wearing a sweater with Bill Cosby wearing a sweater on it.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Irvine 11 Case Against Muslim Students Sets Dangerous Precedent

Irvine 11 Case Against Muslim Students Sets Dangerous Precedent

by Noelle de la Paz on September 28 2011, 10:03AM

An Orange County jury found 10 Muslim student protesters guilty of violating Israeli ambassador Michael Oren’s freedom of speech. But will the verdict stifle protests by students of color on college campuses?

Topics: Criminal Justice

Planting Love: Wangari Maathai and the Fight for a Greener World

Planting Love: Wangari Maathai and the Fight for a Greener World

by Noelle de la Paz on September 26 2011, 4:30PM

Celebrating a lifetime dedicated to the fight for a healthier and more sustainable world.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Today's Love: Retrofit Republic Celebrates Community Heroes

Today’s Love: Retrofit Republic Celebrates Community Heroes

by Noelle de la Paz on September 21 2011, 5:06PM

This San Francisco-based Lookbook recognizes the city’s gamechangers.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Love for Abuela Grillo: Myth Reflecting Reality

Love for Abuela Grillo: Myth Reflecting Reality

by Noelle de la Paz on September 20 2011, 5:56PM

An animated short film inspired by a myth from the Bolivian lowlands is a response to the privatization of Bolivia’s water resources.

Topics: Celebrate Love