Children's Books as a Movement with Con Todo Press

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We’ve partnered with Con Todo Press, a publishing company dedicated to creating children’s books that celebrate Latino leaders and culture to help fill the gap in the publishing industry, where Latina/o/x stories are vastly under-represented, to talk about the importance of Latinx representation in children’s books.

We speak to Con Todo Press founder, Naibe Reynoso who shares how the 2016 election inspired her to shift from a career in on air journalism to create Con Todo Press and counter the misrepresentation of Latinos in the media and hostile climate for our communities that she experienced. Learn how children’s books are an important component to movement building and changing narratives.

Reynoso’s latest book “Courageous Camila” about a little girl who finds courage and inspiration from her mom’s immigrant journey, is out December 8th.

20% Off Bilingual Kids Books

You can check out all of Con Todo Press’s books at https://www.contodopress.com/ and get 20% off using our promo code TAMARINDO at checkout. (Expires December 31,2021)

Tamarindo podcast is the Latinx show where hosts discuss politics, pop culture, and how to balance it all con calma, hosted by Brenda Gonzalez and Ana Sheila Victorino. Join us as we delve into discussions on culture, politics, identity, representation, and life!

Brenda and Ana Sheila are executive producers of Tamarindo podcast with production support by Mitzi Hernández and Augusto Martinez, of Sonoro Media. Jeff Ricards provides original music. If you want to support our work, please rate and review our show here. You can get in touch with us at www.tamarindopodcast.com

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