financial strategies

Best use of PPP and other financing strategies for Latina business owners

The need for funding is a perennial concern for Latina business owners.  Funding can make a or break a business.  While capital is scarce, there is still funding sources available.  Here are financing strategies to help your business get through this crisis. 

living abroad during quarantine

Expat platform founder shares hardship of living abroad during quarantine

Many of us are fortunate to still be in the familiar comforts of our home, surrounded by familiar scenery and locations. For people who are living abroad during the quarantine, this is not the case. 

Dr. Ginny Baro shares mindfulness practices for coping with Covid-19 stress

As our world continues to change in unpredictable ways, we are all trying to find ways to cope with our feelings of uncertainty. For many, the Covid-19 pandemic has brought on increased stress and anxiety. Some may even feel as though they no longer have control over their lives. These feelings are fueled by ruminative […]

Non-essential businesses reopening

Non-essential businesses reopening starts cautiously in NJ

NJ Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Orders allowing outdoor dining and indoor non-essential businesses reopening including retail personal care service facilities, dining outdoors, hair salons and barber shops to reopen to the public

fashion shows

Fashion shows must go on says Fashion Designers of Latin America Albania Rosario

The future of fashion shows is evolving before our very eyes. Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, industries across the globe have been forced to innovate and adapt quickly to stay afloat. At the forefront of the Latinx fashion industry, Albania Rosario has taken on the task of adapting fashion shows during Covid-19. 

criminal justice system

A broken criminal justice system: #BlackLivesMatter will be over when #AllLivesMatter

A broken criminal justice system breaks people. #BlackLivesMatter will be over when #AllLivesMatter. I wanted to exercise my right to free speech hopefully still guaranteed by the First Amendment, as it seems that the rest of its several basic freedoms are vanished with recent events.

underserved communities during the pandemic

Ojala Threads social entrepreneur supports underserved communities during the pandemic

There is no doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic has affected us all in countless ways. However it has not affected us all equally. We cannot claim to stand in solidarity with each other if we are not also working to support underserved communities during the pandemic as well.  Currently there are 48 million Americans living […]

homeschooling your kids during quarantine

5 Tips for homeschooling your kids during quarantine

If you’re a parent of school-aged children, then you, like many others have suddenly been tasked with the challenge of homeschooling your kids during quarantine. Luckily, you’re not alone. And together, we can help each other navigate these uncertain times.