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Crowdfunder: Giving victims of family violence a SafeNight

Crowdfunder: Giving victims of family violence a SafeNight

LatinaLista — Campaign: Giving victims of family violence a SafeNight Family violence (FV) agencies and their supporters have a responsibility to protect and serve women and children, and sometimes men who are being abused. Family Violence is Pervasive…. One in four women will experience family violence 1.3 million women are assaulted each year…. but most

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Crowdfunder: Indigenous Innovation – Revolutionizing Cacao in Belize

LatinaLista — Campaign: Indigenous Innovation — Revolutionizing Cacao in Belize Maya Mountain Cacao is planting an organic agro-forestry cocoa farm with the indigenous Maya. Maya Mountain Cacao connects 330 small-producer cacao farmers in southern Belize to the fine chocolate industry in the United States. The farmers whom they work with are primarily indigenous Maya who

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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

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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

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