Colorado Alliance of Latino Mentors and Authors named Dr. Renee Fajardo Author the Month. The DWPC member is a mother of seven and cultural activist who promotes Colorado’s Latino/Mestizo culture through storytelling. She has co-authored numerous books in the Tummy Tales series (Holy Mole Guacamole plus seven others) that preserve family food traditions. She is the co-founder of the Return of the Corn Mothers project, a national traveling exhibition, which highlights women’s stories from the Southwest. To learn more about Renee visit