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We, the Latinos, Latinas, Latinx, and Latines of the US are here to stay. Y juntos, echamos pa’lante! So why navigate the choppy waters of our shared experience alone? Join Clemencia, Cecilia, and many Latino/a/x guests every Monday for a convo cultural y de corazón that digs into our unique issues. Let’s unpack those tricky topics with a fun twist, sin pelos en la lengua.

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We, the Latinos, Latinas, Latinx, and Latines of the US are here to stay. Y juntos, echamos pa’lante! So why navigate the choppy waters of our shared experience alone? Join Clemencia, Cecilia, and many Latino/a/x guests every Monday for a convo cultural y de corazón that digs into our unique issues. Let’s unpack those tricky topics with a fun twist, sin pelos en la lengua.

    The uphill battle for the Latino arts

    The uphill battle for the Latino arts

    One of the many evolving aspects of Latino culture is the arts - music, dance, literature, poetry, visual, all of those beautiful things that we have carried from our countries, and now we apply our own flavor in this one. It’s in our opinion one of the ways in which we define our identity, therefore we should fight to preserve them and honor them. To do that, more Latino events need to happen and more Latino artists need to be supported. With us today is Vanessa Calderón-Rosado, the CEO of I...

    • 38 min
    Why aren't more latinos playing professional soccer in the US?

    Why aren't more latinos playing professional soccer in the US?

    Soccer is immensely popular in Latin America and really everywhere, it’s the most-watched sport in the world. And the US is trying to come to the sport's world stage. But there’s a serious lack of representation by Latinos in the national teams. To unpack all this our guest Harold Palacios, a former soccer player who's been part of FIFA and CONCACAF, and also a fellow Colombian. We'll take a deep dive into not just the systemic barriers but also the mental barriers we've been facing that keep...

    • 44 min
    Trump vs Biden, what do Latinos think about this election?

    Trump vs Biden, what do Latinos think about this election?

    Unless you live under a rock, you know that we have a presidential election coming up this year, and it's extremely important that Latinos vote, and that they vote for those that will really work for them. So to help us unpack all the ins and outs of the past 4 years and the upcoming 4 is our dear friend and political advisor Kristian Ramos. We'll be giving a not usually seen behind-the-scenes look at Latino sentiment, why we need all of us to come together, our frustrations with the parties,...

    • 50 min
    When Latino creatives collide - the making of "Identity Matters"

    When Latino creatives collide - the making of "Identity Matters"

    This is a very special and personal episode. Moira Studio, our production agency recently partnered with 10x10 Studios to produce a series of videos about the not-so-talked-about aspects of our shared Latino experience. The result? So many unexpected off-camera conversations, healing, and much more. In this episode Carlos Bido, founder and CEO of 10x10, and Clemencia discuss the journey to creating this series, the mental obstacles of revealing the fear and vulnerability of our true selves to...

    • 59 min
    We need more Latinas and Latinos in STEM careers

    We need more Latinas and Latinos in STEM careers

    Science, tech, engineering and medicine have been careers that have been notoriously lacking in diversity, especially when it comes to the Latino community. There are cultural, economic and systemic reasons for it, but the important thing is - what's being done to fix it? Joining us in this episode is Dr. Laura Castillo-Page who leads the diversity and inclusion department for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, and she shares with us what it takes to level the play...

    • 36 min
    Tips for teaching your kids spanish

    Tips for teaching your kids spanish

    We hear you parents, raising kids is already challenging enough, and now you have to teach them Spanish? Our guest today, colleague and friend Ramón Nieves is here to give all parents tips and tricks on how to make it easy and fun for you and your kids. We also talk about the underlying mental and emotional blocks and stress parents and kids can experience around the topic of speaking (or not) Spanish and ways to reprogram them. A must-listen for Latino/a/x parents!

    • 43 min

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