Texas Traditions: Tamales

Tamales are part of Texas culture and tradition. In our newest video with the creative team,  Dennis Burnett & co. and for our client BEEF Loving Texans, we explore a Tamalada in San Antonio with the Tamales Queen of Texas, Ellen Riojas Clark, Ph.D. Enjoy and may this story warm up your holidays!

TNP: This is our Manifesto!

  Since 2000, Mando Rayo has been developing a project to address the leadership gap between Latinos, African-Americans and Asians and mainstream nonprofit boards. Concurrently, GivingCity has been promoting social innovators of color through a regular feature called the New Philanthropists. In the fall of 2014, GivingCity Austin and Mando Rayo + Collective formed a…

Creating An Inclusive Austin with The New Philanthropists

Diversity of nonprofit boards matters. It matters because nonprofits are organizations invested in and accountable to the community, and nonprofit leaders should reflect the demographics of the people they serve. If nonprofits are going to stay relevant, effective and responsive to the needs of the communities they serve, than nonprofit boards must make diversity a…

THE DIGI-DIVIDE AT SXSW 2014 STUDY RELEASED

The intersection of tech + Latinos is where our passion lies and where we see tremendous opportunities for growth and what better place to capture this experience than SXSW. It is for these reasons that earlier this year, we commissioned a study on the Latino experience at the SXSW Interactive Festival. Today, we’re proud to…

What’s Next in Hispanic Marketing?

Find out at the Austin AdFed Hispanic Marketing Symposium, June 4 – Austin. These days it seems like everyone’s got Hispanics on the brain — whether it’s in consumer products, food, entertainment or politics — you can’t get too far without hearing how this growing demographic is important to you and the future of your…

Trends, Tidbits Y Más at Hispanicize 2014

There’s a plethora of marketing conferences aiming to push out the latests trends on technology, marketing, and all the hype. As you may know, few take the lead on offering unique discussions and forward thinking insights that involve the Latino market. With that in mind, I had the opportunity to attend Hispanicize, a fairly new…

MRC on NPR : ‘Hispanic’ Or ‘Latino’? Polls Say It Doesn’t Matter — Usually

In January, we spoke with NPR’s Code Switch on the age old question – Hispanic or Latino? We say it depends who you’re asking. Below is an excerpt from the story. “And there’s a local equivalent of that here in the U.S.: Marketing specialist Mando Rayo says he’s “part Mexican, part American, 100 percent Tejano!”…

#BLOGUERAS: Latinas and the Importance of their Voice

We’re excited to be presenting the Bloguera session to SXSW. Our creative strategist, Paulina Artieda is the mastermind behind bringing these #blogueras together. #BLOGUERAS: Latinas and the Importance of their Voice Saturday, March 8  at 3:30pm Holiday Inn Townlake The Latina perspective has long been absent from many mediums until most recently with the growth…