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New Census report reveals poverty is becoming increasingly colorblind

New Census report reveals poverty is becoming increasingly colorblind

LatinaLista — Historically, poverty has been associated with people of color and the latest Census Bureau report underscores that continuing trend. But the American Community Survey report, Changes in Areas with Concentrated Poverty: 2000 to 2010 also highlights a new trend that may prove to be a stronger reflection of the true state of the

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Today’s Crowdfunding Campaign: Training co-operative coffee farmers in Chiapas to start their own roastery

LatinaLista — Campaign: Training co-operative coffee farmers in Chiapas to start their own roastery Li Maya coffee farmer’s cooperative began in 1996. It currently consists of 186 member families serving four municipalities in the border forest region of Chiapas, Mexico. The cooperative currently sells most of its coffee as green beans for export, some of which

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Crowdfunding Campaign: Supplying underserved youth with laptops to build mobile apps

LatinaLista — Campaign: Supplying underserved youth with laptops to build mobile apps The mission is to create the most innovative and engaging Mobile App Foundry, where students, especially girls, in underserved communities can easily learn computer programming while launching scalable and profitable businesses. The campaign’s organizers are looking to teach 50 students, especially girls, from

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Today’s Crowdfunding Campaign: The Mayan Recycled House

LatinaLista — Crowdfunding Campaign: The Mayan Recycled House The Mayan community of Akumal, Mexico needs help. Their homes are made of palm trees which cannot withstand a hurricane, heavy rainfall and extreme corrosion from the sea salt. The Mayan Recycled House project is simple – to teach the Mayan Communities of Akumal, Mexico and surrounding

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Today’s Crowdfunding Campaign: THE BACHATA PROJECT FUND

LatinaLista — Crowdfunding Campaign: THE BACHATA PROJECT FUND Eddie Blazquez is a singer and producer. With his band Toke D Keda he has sold out hundreds of shows in over 30 countries including Russia, Italy, Turkey, Mexico, Slovakia, Peru, France, Sweden and Bulgaria. As a producer he has worked with Ricky Martin, Calle 13, Nek,

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Today’s Crowdfunding Campaign: The Prism – a science fiction mystery based on one Latino’s experience with tragedy and the supernatural

LatinaLista — Crowdfunding Campaign: The Prism – a science fiction mystery based on one Latino’s experience with tragedy and the supernatural Joe Nevarez didn’t have an easy childhood. A severely asthmatic child with learning disabilities, his school years were extremely difficult. His young life was delivered a traumatic blow when in 1995, at the age

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