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Today’s Crowdfunding Campaign: Traq Me – Managing Diabetes One Text at a Time

Today’s Crowdfunding Campaign: Traq Me – Managing Diabetes One Text at a Time

LatinaLista There are 347 million people who fight diabetes in the world, with burdens varying from high costs to fatal complications. It is a self-management disease and you can’t manage what you can’t see. There are over 10 million diabetics in the USA alone who do not own a smartphone but have a normal mobile


Today’s Crowdfunding Campaign: La Perla Documentary – Shedding positive light on one of the most notorious slums in Puerto Rico

LatinaLista La Perla Documentary La Perla is a historical community in San Juan, Puerto Rico. As of 2000, an estimated population of 338 was reported. La Perla is known for its alleged high rate of illegal activities. In recent years, reports indicate that La Perla has been abandoned by the Puerto Rican government, in hopes


HIPGive Campaign: Solidaridad — Developing tomorrow’s farmworker leaders

HIPGive is a Latino-focused online giving platform focused on facilitating smart investments in innovation and Latino communities across the U.S. and the Americas. Every Monday, HIPGive and Latina Lista team together to highlight one of HIPGive’s worthy campaigns. Provide on-the-job training in their field of study for 5 young people to become leaders in the


Latina Lista launches partnership with HIPGive to highlight Latino-focused crowd sourcing campaigns

LatinaLista — Ever since Latina Lista‘s own experience with crowdfunding among our readers to send a reporter to cover a hate crime trial in 2011, I have been a huge fan of supporting crowdfunding campaigns. So, when the new crowdfunding platform, HIPGive, dedicated to Latino campaigns recently launched, I knew there was an opportunity for


Video: Increasing the minimum wage — a debate that doesn’t add up

LatinaLista — The issue of what is a fair wage has garnered increasing debate with the House of Representatives’ opposition to federally increase the minimum wage. This legislative void has spurred more states to take up the cause and pass their own minimum wage increases. In this featured video, journalist Bill Moyers interviews activist Saru