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I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter Resource Guide

Seattle Rep has put together a resource list filled with readings, community resources, and videos to enhance your experience of the West Coast premiere of I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, adapted by Isaac Gómez and based on the young adult novel by Erika L. Sánchez. 

RELATED VIDEOS, READING, AND MORE 

Seattle Public Library I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter Media List

Librarians at Seattle Public Library created this list of books, films, and music to enhance your experience of I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter. Read the novel before or after seeing the play!

Chicago Humanities Festival: Erika L. Sánchez: I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter 

In this recorded panel, Erika L. Sánchez discusses self-determined identity, cultural expectations, and grief through her award-winning young adult novel, I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter. This discussion is part of the Chicago Humanities Festival. 

Meet the Latin Artists and Bookers Bridging Scenes Across the Pacific Northwest by Richard Villegas 

Check out a continuous growing community of Latin artists coming together to create new opportunities and connect audiences across the Pacific Northwest. 

NPR Podcast: Writer Erika L. Sánchez on mental health, Lisa Simpson and ‘Crying in the Bathroom’ | IBAM 

In NPR’s weekly series "It’s Been A Minute," Erika L. Sánchez opens up about her struggles with mental health, her new memoir Crying in the Bathroom, and what she’s learned from her personal role model, Lisa Simpson, with guest host Anna Sale.  

Muralist Art and Activism in Washington’s Latino Community  

Discover the history of the Muralist Art Movement led by the Mexican American community, especially youth, for the need to create positive social change around Washington.  

Beyond Aztlan: Mexican and Chicana/o Artists in the Pacific Northwest (Part 1)  

Curated by Lauro H. Flores at the Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, Washington, explore a collection of work over the last six decades by Chicana, Chicano, and Mexican artists around the Pacific Northwest.  

GET INVOLVED 

Casa Latina  
https://casa-latina.org/ 

Entre Hermanos: Tu Organizacion Latina LGBTQ 
https://entreherman os.org/ 

El Centro De La Raza 
https://www.elcentrodelaraza.org/ 

Hispanics in Philanthropy  
https://hipfunds.org/ 

Sea Mar Museum of Chicano/A/Latino/A Culture 
https://seamarmuseum.squarespace.com/ 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund  
https://www.hsf.net/ 

COMMUNITY PARTNERS 

Y-WE 

A mentorship-based empowerment program serving all young women, non-binary, and gender expansive youth ages 13 -26.  
https://youngwomenempowered.org/our-story/ 

Para Los Niños  

A grassroots community serving the immigrant, Spanish speaking population in South King County. 
https://plnwa.org/ 

The Lambert House 

Empowering the LQBTQIA+ youth in our community. 
https://www.lamberthouse.org/

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES 

Latinx Therapy  
https://latinxtherapy.com/ 

Therapy for Latinx 
https://www.therapyforlatinx.com/ 

Latino Center For Health: UW 
https://latinocenterforhealth.org/ 

Sea Mar Clinica de la Comunidad 
https://www.seamar.org/ 

LCRG: Latino Community Resource Group  
https://latinocommunityresourcegroup.org/ 

Latinx Therapists Action Network 
https://latinxtherapistsactionnetwork.org/ 

American Society of Hispanic Psychiatry 
http://www.americansocietyhispanicpsychiatry.com/