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Journalist and Host

Phone: (713) ***-****  HQ Phone
Nuestra Palabra
P.O. Box 540181
Houston , Texas 77254
United States

Company Description: We promote Latino literature and literacy. We're based in Houston, Texas. We have inspired our community to organize the largest book events in Texas.

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by Liana ..., 9 July 2014 [cached]
by Liana Lopez
All photos by Liana Lopez.
Liana Lopez Liana Lopez wrote this article for YES! Magazine, a national, nonprofit media organization that fuses powerful ideas with practical actions. Liana has written for the Houston Press, and is a radio producer for Nuestra Palabra: Latino Writers Having Their Say.
Liana Lopez is a Houston, TX ..., 3 Oct 2012 [cached]
Liana Lopez is a Houston, TX based journalist and host of Nuestra Palabra, a well-known radio cultural radio show in Texas, who was born on a U.S. military base in Germany, Lopez told El Grito the term "illegal immigrant" is bad not just for immigrants but for U.S. born Latinos as well, especially in light of the recent wave of state-based laws requiring law enforcement officials to attempt to discover the immigration status of people they come into contact with if they suspect the person is undocumented.
"It is a harmful word because it allows you to dehumanize someone. So the word illegal itself is a dangerous word to place on somebody and categorize a whole mass of people that way," she said.
NUESTRA PALABRA: Latino Writers Having Their Say Houston, TX » Blog Archive » NP Volunteer Mixer on August 22, 2007, 6 PM to 8:30 PM, 22 Aug 2007 [cached]
Liana Lopez - Facilitator/Stage Coordinator:
Las Comadres para las Americas - International National Hispanic Latina Women Networking Community building Nonprofit Organization [cached]
Liana Lopez Guest Interviewer:
Dial-in Times: 9:00 p.m. Puerto Rico
Liana Lopez is the producer and co-host of Nuestra Palabra: Latino Writers Having Their Say on 90.1 FM and (Pacifica-Houston Radio.) The weekly broadcast highlights authors, playwrights, composers, activists and artists, keeping the Latino literary renaissance alive and thriving in the fourth largest media market in the country. Nuestra Palabra is also the non-profit responsible for bringing the Edward James Olmos Latino Book and Family Festival to Houston's George R. Brown Convention Center and making it the largest Latino Book festival in Texas.
Liana is a freelance writer and photographer for the Houston Press (Village Voice Media) and (Houston Chronicle.) She is also a contributer to local and national news affiliates as well as to Aztec Muse, Nuestra Palabra's new quarterly magazine,
She is also the recipient of a Houston Arts Alliance Emerging Artist grant from the city for a multimedia/photography project based on her travels through post-revolutionary Nicaragua. This year, she curated and exhibited her work, and the work of nine others, in Houston Vanguard: Documenting Contemporary Social Justice Movements as part of biannual Fotofest 2010. As the Houston Las Comadres book club coordinator, she us excited to take part as the interviewer for June's selected author.
A multimedia presentation by Nuestra ..., 14 Sept 2012 [cached]
A multimedia presentation by Nuestra Palabra's Liana Lopez about literature's relationship to civic engagement examples pulled straight from current news headlines (Julia Ideson Auditorium).
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