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By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Top 5 Ways I Have Struggled In My Fight Against Diabetes.

In the “Why All This Talk About Diabetes?” post…  I talked a little bit about my family dynamic and how diabetes is not really discussed. I always wanted my platform to help facilitate these More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Kids Are Really Stepping it Up To Teach Other Kids About Type 2 Diabetes

Analyse Talks About The Risk So when we started the #PorTuFamilia project, we really wanted to use social media to help promote resources that will help people living with diabetes or even prevent it all together. More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Just The Call To Action – #PorTuFamilia

The Bohemian Babushka Helps Us Set Off Our Campaign On Instagram Inspired by a conversation with Jeff Namnum… If I can say it in just one tweet, I would… it would read something like this Please Tweet, More...

By Urban Jibaro On Friday, July 5th, 2013

Latino Greeks – We Need Your Time & Energy! #PorTuFamilia

Like you, I am a member of a very proud Latino fraternal organization. As an undergrad I wanted to save the world. Being part of a dynamic and culturally diverse organization gives you plenty of great causes to More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

Will You Lend Me Your Influence To Save Lives? #PorTuFamilia

I am in a difficult position, I need a favor and I really do not know how to ask. I know that you get requests to “like” and “share” stuff every day and much of what is asked of you truly More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, June 13th, 2013

SAVE THE DATE: We Need Volunteers For La Feria De Salud!

I am proud to announce our 5th year organizing and participating in the Feria De Salud with the American Diabetes Association. Feria de Salud is an outdoor community event that is intended to reach thousands More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

American Diabetes Association-Greater New York Launches New Facebook Page

Capicu Founders @ Feria De Salud Just about 5 years ago, I was asked by a dear friend Helene Velazquez to take part in a Latino Initiatives Committee (Por Tu Familia) for the American Diabetes Association. The More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Please Donate 15 Minutes For Victims of Hurricane Sandy

In the past week, Sofrito Media Group / #TeamCapicu have been hard at work trying to match volunteers to organized grassroots efforts in communities that Government resources and Red Cross either have not touched More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, September 24th, 2012
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Latino Trailblazers: David Gonzalez

  Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! Celebrate the importance of Latino culture with Being Latino, Best Buy and our partners. We’re paying tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Peggy Robles-Alvarado to Headline at NYC’s Hottest Open Mic

Mi gente! After a stellar season of Poetry in the community featuring the likes of Sandra Maria Esteves, Mariposa, Rich Villar & Rock Wilk, we hope that you run with the wild chupacabras through Brooklyn and More...