The Tacos of Texas!

Earlier this month, we kicked off The Tacos of Texas book research and taco tour. We’re canvassing the great state of Texas in a 10-city taco tour uncovering the best tacos Texas has to offer, from South Texas to the West and in the major metro areas. As you know, I’m a marketer by day…

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…

People to follow at Blogging While Brown 2015

We’re at Blogging While Brown Conference in Austin this weekend, building community and relationships with bloggers of color. With a focus on tech, and lack of diversity in most tech conferences, #BWBATX truly is diverse, inclusive and refreshing. Here’s more about the conference… “Blogging While Brown is one of the greatest gatherings of Black intergenerational…

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…

Multiculturals at SXSW: The Hangout

We’re gearing up for the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin and this year we’re bringing the event for multiculturals at SXSW. We’re partnering with Time Warner Inc. to create a space where people of color can experience a common ground where content creators, bloggers & influencers can come together & revel in the mayhem…

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…