"I think we're in a time that can be very politically driven, especially for people of color, not just for Latinas, and I think it's extremely important to hold their spaces, so they feel like they're a part of something."
That's what TaShina Salas, organizer with the Latino Community Foundation of Colorado, had to say about Saturday's Latinas LEAD Power Summit, a day-long event for women of color in Colorado that featured panels on mental health, podcasting, and more, the Denver Post reports.
"We hope that whatever you learn today you can take and run with it in your personal life," Salas tells CBS News.
"As a woman, I feel really empowered," 14-year-old Mia Reyes says.
"I feel better about it....
I would say just work hard, and don't let anybody tell you what you can and can't do."
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