Tag archive for ‘Latina’
By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Casa Latina Hosts It’s 2nd Premiere Bilingual Home-and-Lifestyle Expo in NYC

I am happy to announce that Sofrito Media Group will once again be supporting the Casa Latina Expo in NYC. Casa Latina, the premiere bilingual home-and-lifestyle brand ( and Chase bring the More...

By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, September 13th, 2014

How To Get The Most Out The NHLI Executive Leadership Conference (Especially If You Could Not Attend)

The 2014 Executive Leadership Conference brings together Latinas and NHLI’s accomplished alumnae from across the nation for a two-day conference that pays tribute to the achievements and contributions of exceptional More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, September 4th, 2014

The Words of Vanessa Martir: Meeting Julia

I have a friend, named Vanessa Martir aka La Loba… she is simply one of the most brilliant writers I have in my circle, but that is not what makes her special. What makes her special… is how she surrenders More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Stereotypically Me Premieres Tonight… Online!

Mi Gente… Have you seen the uptick in chatter about Latinos in Hollywood that normally happens right after the Oscars? If you have this blog post is very timely. Tonight we will engage in dialogue about how More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, January 6th, 2014

Capicu Culture Presents: The Peoples Open Mic & ‘Letters To My Daughter’ Pre-Release By Nancy Arroyo Ruffin!

BUY THE BOOK NOW Paperback & Kindle Versions Available ==== MEET NANCY RUFFIN THIS FRIDAY @ CAPICU CULTURAL SHOWCASE Mi gente! We are excited to ring in the new year with a book party for ✯ Nancy Arroyo More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, October 6th, 2013

Genesis: The Hispanicize Report

Familia… I wanted to take a few minutes this Sunday morning to recap some of the amazing things happening in the Hispanic / Latino social space today. I hope you like this recap… if you do, please leave More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, June 23rd, 2013
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Latina Bloggers Raise The Bar For Latino Literacy!

Latina bloggers Viviana Hurtado, Ph.D (@VivianaHurtado) and Monica Olivera (@LatinMami) have launched Latinas for Latino Literature (L4LL),  a not-for-profit network run by advocates to increase Latino literacy, More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Latino Trailblazers: Sandra Guzmán

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 influenced More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Urban Mythology Debunked: Latinos Just Don’t Read…

  Rich Villar (a Latino) Reading A Big Ass Book They Just Don’t Read:  In Which I Wholeheartedly and Unreservedly Threaten to Smack Someone in the Face With a Book An expansion on a theme raised at the More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Dreams Do Come True: La Casa Azul Opens In El Barrio!

YES… it is true… LA CASA AZUL OPENED JUNE 1st. It is always beautiful to see a vision come to life before your eyes. I have watched Aurora for some time… working festivals, events at El Taller More...