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'Who Is Dayani Cristal?': Offering Resources for the Movement

Lina Srivastava | Posted 11.10.2014 | Impact
Lina Srivastava

Who is Dayani Cristal?, is an intimate examination of the journey of one migrant who perished in the Arizona desert, far from his native Honduras, with no real identification but a name tattooed over his heart

Latinas Break Down Barriers and Unite... Por Fin!

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 07.28.2013 | Latino Voices
Marjoriet T. Matute

As a thriving new Latina business owner I have found myself elated to share my new discovery with the world. I decided to jump headfirst into the Latino social network via conferences and social media and have yet to regret this.

When It Comes to Social Media, Latinos Can't Be Ignored

Jose Aristimuno | Posted 05.09.2013 | Latino Voices
Jose Aristimuno

Latinos carry an immense amount of power when it comes to using social media as a tool to advance issues that are important to us. And we are social creatures by nature, which makes social media the perfect tool to engage us and drive us to contribute towards a greater cause.

Movement Leader and Serial Entrepreneur Louis Pagan Dies

Kety Esquivel | Posted 04.09.2013 | Latino Voices
Kety Esquivel

Louis, you will be missed. We will push forward together, grateful for the time we had with you, the opportunities we had to collaborate with you and your sage advice that we move forward together. Thank you for everything you helped bring into this world.

Five New Year's Resolutions for Latinos in 2013

Ernesto Sosa | Posted 03.13.2013 | Latino Voices
Ernesto Sosa

The Latino vote that reelected Barack Obama two months ago sent a clear message to not only politicians, but also to the government and a business community that still struggles to accept that the demographic in this country changed.

Voting for Obama Because He's Not White

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Shirin Sadeghi

By focusing on the white vote and ignoring the non-white vote, Mitt Romney has given the significant and growing non-white voter block in America their decision: vote for the non-white guy, he's one of us.

A Latina Mother’s Voice: A Tool for Social Good

Ana L. Flores | Posted 12.24.2012 | Impact
Ana L. Flores

I found my voice when social media entered my life. I realized that a significant contribution doesn't have to look like time or money. I can actually do as much or more good by using my innate abilities to tell a story and to connect that story to those who can activate it.

An Amateur's Reflection on Racism, Classism Within LGBT Communities

Enrique Torre Molina | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Enrique Torre Molina

I have a hard time translating the concept of "people of color" with all its heavy, powerful meaning to our experience in Mexico. Race and racism are not topics present on the media, much less on off-screen daily conversations.

How NYILFF Helped Birth 'Filly Brown'

Michael Olmos | Posted 10.16.2012 | Latino Voices
Michael Olmos

I guess you could say that Filly Brown (at least for me) was conceived at NYLIFF 2006, because I spent the entire week with Youssef. During this time we learned we had similar tastes in film and decided that we should collaborate on something down the line.

The Viral Immigration Meme: Did You See The Success Story?

Graciela Tiscareno-Sato | Posted 03.18.2012 | Latino Voices
Graciela Tiscareno-Sato

"We all see what we want to see," someone wrote as a Facebook comment for this picture. What do you see when you look at it?

The Growing Influence and Power of the Connected Latinos

Ernesto Sosa | Posted 01.18.2012 | Latino Voices
Ernesto Sosa

Smart organizations that find innovate ways to collaborate with the growing influence of the connected Latinos in the US will undoubtedly become the market leaders of tomorrow.

'If You are not a Liberal at Twenty, You Have no Heart. If You are not a Conservative at Forty, You Have no Brain.' Churchill

Felix Sanchez | Posted 09.23.2011 | Politics
Felix Sanchez

A certain charismatic Senator promised he'd enact comprehensive immigration reform the first year he was in office and I fell for it hook, line and stinker, I mean sinker.

Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Elianne Ramos | Posted 10.15.2011 | Latino Voices
Elianne Ramos

Online sharing can be loads of fun. But, as members of the online community, we must ensure our Latino place on the social web translates to empowerment in real world.

How to Grow and Mobilize Your Social Media Followers: My Bridge Conference Presentation

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kety Esquivel

So, you're tweeting and have fans. But you wish you had larger growth or engagement on your social media sites. Are there tools, techniques, or strategies you should be employing?

Musings on Start Ups and Entrepreneurship

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kety Esquivel

My friend Chris Rabb (from AfroNetizen, writer, consultant, speaker, fellow at Demos and visiting researcher at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson ...

BlogHer 2006 - 2010 and Latinas in Social Media

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kety Esquivel

About four years ago I met Lisa Stone the originator of BlogHer, co-founder of BlogHer with Elisa Camahort Page and Jory Des Jardins at a retreat in O...

The 21st Century Civil Rights Movement

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kety Esquivel

(Originally posted on Yes Magazine) Earlier this month, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets across the nation in support of immigrati...