Living In A “Book Desert”

Thirsty For Words Does forty-five million sound like a lot? That’s the number of words a young child will hear by the age of 4 in families headed

The Art of Learning About Others

The Art of Learning About The World Our youth, especially those in poor neighborhoods, have a right to understand and appreciate art, and participat


The Truth About Poverty Porn

How One Story Becomes The Only Story Stereotypes about poverty abound and images, sometimes referred to as “poverty porn,” are prevalent. Intende

Red, White & Blue

Red, White & Blue by Mariela Regalado   Whichever way you cut through my veins The colors that spill will still be the same... Dom

Latinas Leading!

An Exodus graduate, Vianelly is a perfect example of the exponential power of mentoring. For years, she was mentored through the Exodus after school a

A White Guy Named Carlos?

Turning Ignorance Around As of 2014 there were 55 million people of Hispanic descent living in the U.S. However, the ethnic makeup of this population

“Heights” Hits The Silver Screen

Believe it or not, it's been almost ten years since "In the Heights," hit the stage. Finally, it's slated to hit the big screen. The Tony Award-winnin

To Our Generous Friends & Family

Welcome   “But the seed on good soil stands for those with a noble and good heart, who hear the word, retain it, and by persevering produce a

The Reviews Are In….

Mi Historia, Mi Corazón is a runaway smash hit! ! "The production quality was so high, and the actors so funny, that I enjoyed it multiples more

Why Mentors Matter

Mentoring More Important Than Education? People, especially youth who feel marginalized by socio-economic status or ethnicity, tend to disconnect fro