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Content Curation For Community Builders photo credit: Adam Niescioruk The following is a list of COVID-19 information that will be updated daily. We will include verified information from agencies, creators, organizations, communities that are trusted and verified. If you have a resource to share, please email More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, April 4th, 2020

Content Creators Doing It For The (COVID-19) Culture!

and when I say doing it, I mean they are healing communities. On March 11th, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 (Corona Virus) a pandemic and shifted life as we know it ever since. In the United 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, 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 Friday, July 1st, 2016

5 Things I Had To Learn To Overcome As A Parent W/ Special Needs Child

When my son was officially diagnosed and labeled as a child with special needs, it was a learning process for all of us. Though I have been an educator for many years now and am a graduate of an Ivy League University, More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

I Broke My Weight Loss Plateau Dancing Salsa

Forget fad diets… supplements and starving yourself. DANCE SALSA! I broke my weight loss plateau by getting more active and my favorite exercise is Salsa. I have been talking about it so much because it works. More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, February 22nd, 2016

This is #OneConversation That May Be Overdue.

A few days back, I had the honor to be asked back to raise awareness once more on behalf of the CDC in collaboration with Social Lens and LATISM.  I said yes. I have never shared this but one of the hardest conversations More...

By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, February 20th, 2016

5 Things You Need To Know Before You Start Salsa Lessons.

Dancing Salsa Here is the twitter version: In 2016… I am partnering up with Latino owned Salsa Salsa Dance Studio in Brooklyn NY to promote health, wellness and culture thru the art of dancing Salsa. Will More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

6 Things I Noticed About My Health When I Started Dancing Salsa.

So a few weeks back, I announced that I would be starting classes at Salsa Salsa in Park Slope on January 8th. I made this commitment with the goal of adding dance to my workout to not only impact my health but More...