By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, September 5th, 2019

Who Do I Think I Am?

I have a lot of nerve, literally. Soy atrevido. After a few false starts, I have finally decided to focus on writing “the book”. I am not even sure why the book is so important but it has More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, July 28th, 2019

Resource: Connect With Puerto Rican Journalists On The Frontline.

Today I hope to share something that will hopefully make a difference. Note: links provide context to various statements in this post. For years, I have heard the elders in the Nuyorican community talk about More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, May 26th, 2019

Is Tuition Free College Really A Thing?

Throw back… but it resonates. When I attended SUNY College at Old Westbury in NYC, I was far from the perfect candidate. I was working in culinary / hospitality as a Sous Chef for Marriott International More...

By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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Unhustling My Life

I got some ‘splaining to do… Disclaimer: I am a proud member of the Jetblue Inflight Crew, However, this blog post is not sponsored by Jetblue and all opinions are my own. So what does one More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

I Want To Give My Website Back To The Community.

Ok…so here is the question of the day… If I let you into my virtual kitchen, what would you cook? I have been cooking in this virtual kitchen (website) for over 20 years when there weren’t very many More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

Is Writing Your Passion? Get Published… Get Paid.

Just a few short weeks ago... The team at the Capicu School of Poetic Arts (#LaSOPANYC) realized a dream. We conducted a series of workshops the world famous Nuyorican Poets Cafe. During these sessions we explored More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, December 23rd, 2018

5 Years In… It Is Still About My Three Words For The New Year.

This has become my absolute favorite post of the year and for good reason. Ever since I decided to ditch the old resolution ritual for three guiding words to focus my energy on… the results have been phenomenal. More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Fighting For More Than Just Me…

Disclaimer: I’ve partnered with Modelo – a brand committed to honoring those who demonstrate The Fighting Spirit – to share my unique story on behalf of the Modelo Fighting Chance Project; however, all opinions More...

By Urban Jibaro On Friday, October 19th, 2018

Feedback: Networking With A Smile… Here Is How To Do It!

This post is sponsored by Colgate as part of their #SonrisaColgate campaign. Opinions are my own. Last week I was in Los Angeles, attending the third #HispzLA conference and meeting with many of my clients and More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, October 8th, 2018

Puerto Rico Is Open For Business

So… on September 20th, I spent the evening with our friends of NYDIS & Why Not Care at St Barts Church in NYC for a memorial service for the over 3,000 lives lost during Hurricane Maria. The ceremony More...