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Crowdfunder: Lucha Loafers

Crowdfunder: Lucha Loafers

LatinaLista — Campaign: Lucha Loafers Sylvia “Hustle Hard” Meza is a tattoo artist. She now wants to turn her inking talents to zapatos (shoes). Meza is opening a store online where she will paint custom art on shoes. Meza uses acrylic paint mixed with a fabric medium, then heat-sets the entire image, finishing it with


Crowdfunder: FosterShip — Transforming the Foster Care System

LatinaLista — Campaign: FosterShip: Transforming the Foster Care System The statistics are harrowing: Foster kids are 4 times more likely to have experienced sexual abuse than a child in the general population Teen pregnancy rates top 25% Barely half of all foster children graduate from high school (and only 2% attend college) These problems do

homebound seniors

Crowdfunder: Giving a “lift” to homebound seniors

LatinaLista — Campaign: Urban Excursions-Outings for Homebound Seniors Polly Bangs is caregiver for her father, Cameron, who moved in with her three years ago and who has dementia. Like many caregivers, she struggled finding resources to help keep her dad active and engaged. With her own busy work schedule it was often overwhelming finding fun,


Crowdfunder: Documenting sacred Native American sites accessible only by water

LatinaLista — Campaign: Navajo Onanon Foundation Lake Powell Expeditions Leonard Miller, president of the Navajo Onanon Foundation, is passionate about the Navajo Nation. He grew up on the reservation in an average neighborhood. No water. No power. Returning to his childhood home after years away achieving business succes, he found not a lot had changed