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10 Ways To Celebrate Latinx / Hispanic Heritage Month.

by Nancy Marmolejo Hispanic/Latinx Heritage month runs Sept 15-Oct 15. Want to celebrate? Want to support? Here’s how: 1- Call out bias and injustice when you see it. 2- Don’t assume there’s a single Latino identity. “Latino” is a complex term, filled with its own issues around colorism, racism, More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, January 3rd, 2022
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Making Money Moves: This Is How I Turned Spare Change Into An Investment Portfolio.

This is my personal story… Disclosure: This post is not sponsored. It does higlight a former sponsor Prudential Financial. The post does contain affiliate links that create a win/win. You get a perk and More...

By Urban Jibaro On Friday, December 31st, 2021
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My Three Words: I Am Ready For 2022!

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 More...

Bomba Celebration!
By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, December 11th, 2021
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Sights & Sounds of Heritage: Bomba!

“The book of our struggles is actually not a book at all, it is a musical genre that tells a story in the oral traditions to a beat gifted to us by the ancestors. The dance that accompanies this rhythm tell More...

By Icess Fernandez Rojas On Monday, June 14th, 2021
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When They Forget About Us… Again.

40 Black and White Photos Capture Everyday Life of Washington Heights in the 1970s I will admit, today I feel less Latina then I did yesterday. Than I did the day before. Than I did the day before that. Each More...

By Urban Jibaro On Friday, May 7th, 2021
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“The Impact of COVID-19 on Latina Adolescent Mental Health” – A Virtual Townhall.

Photo by Gemma Chua-Tran on Unsplash “The Impact of COVID-19 on Latina Adolescent Mental Health” – a virtual townhall about the impact of COVID-19 on Latina teens at-risk More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, April 1st, 2021
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Hit Hard Financially Due To COVID-19? Here are some ways you can remain in your home even if you can’t currently make your mortgage or rent.

[This post was created as a paid partnership with Fannie Mae] Fannie Mae Is Here To Help! Just over a year ago, the pandemic began and life as we know it changed forever. For some, it can feel like the whole More...

By Urban Jibaro On Friday, January 1st, 2021
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My Three Words For 2021

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 Tuesday, December 8th, 2020
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A Latinx Guide to Surviving a Parrandaless Pandemic Holiday Season

By Maria Rodriguez-Morales This time last year many familias across the country were finalizing fiestas, cleaning their fine dinnerware from the chinero, sazonando pavochones, deboning the pernil, boiling pasteles More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
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Holding Myself Accountable.

I have never said this publicly, but I was once going to be part of the NYPD. People Over Property. Photo by Mike Von It was 1991, It was kind of a dream, but a misguided one. I came from a community that More...