Louie Reyes

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What’s my favorite part about being Latino? Oh that’s everything. We are spiritual, we’re excited about life. We love engaging with people, interacting with people. We’re into family and living life, we’re passionate about what we do. That’s what I …

Sol Aramendi

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I’m an artist working in new media, photography and video. I was born in a small town in Argentina and founded the Project Luz Photography Program for New Immigrants. It teaches empowerment through photography. When you move to New York, …

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I’m 33 years old living with cancer for the past 7 years (multiple melanoma). I’m an artist and writer. My soul chants solitude..I sit in a puddle of sorrow..with the promise of tomorrow..will I make it ..my soul is radiated..praise …

Soraya Sobreidad

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Hi! My name is Soraya Sobreidad. I am a cooking show host and chef. I teach individuals how to cook healthy Latin food. I am passionate about eating great Puerto Rican meals and enjoying them in healthier versions! I am …

Michael Meijas

Michael Meijas

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I was born in Bronx, NY, and raised in the West Farms Housing Projects. I am a Puerto Rican and proud literary agent by day and playwright by night. I am the founding member of the Dramatic Question Theatre (DQT). …

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Arturo O'Farrill

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It’s a cultural reality that I’m doing what my father (jazz composer Chico O’Farrill) did. Particularly in Latin America, sons are expected to do what their fathers do. Because of my background, people assume all I do is Latin jazz …

Guillermo Linares

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It was probably the most challenging time for me to transition from a farm to a city like New York. I felt out of place, I didn’t know the language. There were so many things discouraging me from moving forward. …

Flora Mendoza

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My mom is from the Basque country in Spain and my dad is from North Mexico. Her family were union organizers under Franco, which was not okay at the time and she came to the United States with $30 in …

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