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Joseph Vazquez – The LatinX Poetry Project

Joseph Vazquez, born and raised in the Bronx. A Nuyorican Poet with the spirit of a Young Lord! Vazquez focuses his writing on the untold narrative of Puerto Rican people, social issues, his own life, and the young people he has worked with. In 2019, Joseph was published in an anthology titled “The BX Writers Anthology.” Joseph is also …

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Paloma Alcantar – The LatinX Poetry Project

Paloma Alcantar, is a mexican writer, she lives in Atlanta, Ga. Award-winning author, event coordinator, content creator, and current blogger for Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) Global Live. She has a degree in Financial Accounting, Nutrition Psychology Certification, and she has participated in courses and workshops for writers, including Esritores.Org virtual school in Spain. Paloma won first place in “Poetas y Narradores …

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Ayling Dominguez – The LatinX Poetry Project

Ayling Zulema Dominguez is from Bronx, NY. As a daughter of immigrants, her poetry explores identity, family, first-generation experiences, politics, and the unique, intricate beauty of living between three cultures—Dominican, Mexican, and that of the U.S; and of trying to bloom where you are planted despite so many uprooting forces.   1. When did your love for poetry …

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Wendy García – The LatinX Poetry Project

Wendy Garcia is a Honduran-Mexican-Afro-Latina born and raised in Santa Ana, CA. She is a Legal Assistant by day and an underground ninja artist by night. Wendy explores the topics of female empowerment, female spaces in worlds of abuse, and sexual exploration through art therapy and poetry. Her thought-provoking collection of acrylic paintings, drawings, digital-art and poetry, BendyWendyArt, explores …

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Christina Castillo – The LatinX Poetry Project

Christiana Castillo is a poet and educator based out of the Greater Detroit Area. She is a  teaching artist with insideOut Literary Arts and the Youth Arts Alliance. Her writing can be found in Belt Magazine, The Wayne Literary Review, Alegría Magazine’s Latinx Poetry Project, and Riverwise Magazine.    1. When did your love for …

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True Survivor | Tamara Mena Spreads a Message of Hope and Fights for Disability Inclusion in the Media

Tamara Mena is a bilingual motivational speaker, actress, host, model, content creator, ambassador, survivor, and eternal optimist. She was born and raised in Leon, Mexico, and immigrated to the U.S. at the age of 13. At 19, she suffered a horrific car accident that left her paralyzed from the mid-chest down and killed her boyfriend. …

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Promoting Self-Love – Artist and Writer Kim Guerra Reminds Other That They Are Worthy

Kim Guerra is the artist, writer, and entrepreneur who created Brown Badass Bonita, a brand and a movement that offer apparel and art based on self-love, as well as on love for the LatinX community. Congratulations on being chosen as one of our LatinXof Impact this year. How do you hope to continue to create …

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Powerful Latina – Kay Lopez Ensures That Her Community Feels Represented on Social Media

  Latinas Poderosas, or Powerful Latinas in English, is the name of a platform developed by Kay Lopez to connect with a LatinX community on social media. She had once felt a lack of LatinX representation online, and has worked on changing that. Congratulations on being chosen as one of our LatinX of Impact this …

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A Girl and Her Curls – Julissa Prado, Successfully Addresses the Need of a Niche Market

  Julissa Prado is the founder of Rizos Curls, a company that encompasses what she calls the 3 C’s — curls, community, and culture. Growing up, she went through many phases with her curly hair. She hid it in a tight ponytail, sprayed it stiff, and even straightened it with a clothes iron. She saved …

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