By Urban Jibaro On Monday, June 18th, 2018

#EstamosAqui: The Pride & Pain of This Year’s Parade

By Nancy A. Ruffin Puerto Rican flags waved proudly along Fifth Avenue this past Sunday, June 10, 2018 at the 61st National Puerto Rican Day Parade. Despite the devastation that Puerto Rico has endured this past More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, February 8th, 2018

What Do You Celebr8? Join The Movement!

#Celebr8YOU – A movement that began as a social media party is now an inspirational campaign to have folks celebrate anything they would like once a month on the 8th of every month. With so much Darkness More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, January 29th, 2018

NYC Event: Que Bola Acere? (The Workshop)

Dr William Q. Ross, founder of Ashé Internacional, Inc., first visited Cuba in 1997 as a member of the Venceremos Brigade. Join us as he shares his history of travel to Cuba over the last two decades with More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, January 29th, 2018

Disrupting Racial and Ethnic Disparities – AARP NY Reveals Data.

Editor’s Note: On January 24, 2018, AARP New York, the Asian American Federation, the Hispanic Federation, the NAACP and the Urban League released a series of policy briefs highlighting disparities More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, January 1st, 2018

No Resolutions For Me… Here Are My Three Words For 2018

I do not do Resolutions anymore… ever. I stopped participating in the New Year ritual of making a list of “resolutions”. I am, however a firm believe in self-improvement and I came across a blog post in More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, December 4th, 2017

New Year, New Smile.

This post is sponsored by Colgate. Opinions are my own.   Getting a Diabetes diagnosis can really turn your world upside down because choosing to stay healthy is going to take some commitment. As a Latino, I think More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Ford Focuses On Sustainability… And Has Receipts.

Disclaimer: I have partnered with Dime Media and Ford to attend Hispanicize LA to learn more about their sustainability strategy. All opinions are my own. You do not know what you do not know… but you do not More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

HispanicizeLA: Getting To Know Microsoft In A Different Way

So last week, I traveled to Los Angeles to be part of Hispanicize LA, a one day Hispanic Heritage Month event focused on the industries of diversity tech, content creators and entertainment. Now if you know More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, October 16th, 2017

Confession: My Struggle With Prosperity

Disclaimer: I have partnered with Dime Media and Prudential but this story is my personal account of how this partnership came to be. Do not let this happen to you… Take action today. This is one of the most More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

4 Organizations Providing Direct Aid To Puerto Rico That We Can Trust.

Familia… The past 20 days have been a mix of anxiety, sorrow and desperation for many of us still waiting to hear from loved ones impacted by Hurricane Maria’s blow to our island of Puerto Rico. It has More...