Thank you from Think Freely Latino! TFL Friends, I want to take this opportunity to thank you – Think Freely Latino’s (TFL) independent-minded champions, contributors, and new subscribers. Thank you for joining the conversation and for sharing your stories and opinions with us – those that help inform and inspire our community “so that more… Read More

When I first entered public service at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), I wanted to improve how it served veterans— veterans like my mother and father, who each served in the U.S. Air Force, where they first met and had me. How the VA provided home mortgages to veterans, one of which bought the… Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sandra Pedroarias Think Freely Latino sandra@thinkfreelylatino.org www.thinkfreelylatino.org Washington, D.C., February 9, 2017 – Today, Think Freely Media launched Think Freely Latino (TFL), an outreach vertical specifically designed to engage U.S. Hispanic and Latino audiences in a meaningful, culturally relevant, and aspirational conversation about how to best empower individuals to thrive, succeed,… Read More

The tenets of the American dream can be found in the Declaration of Independence, which states, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” In a society where… Read More

Dr. Laura Gutierrez Spencer has helped many students achieve their dreams by guiding them and inspiring them in their academic endeavors through the University of New Mexico Chicano Programs. Cesar Montelongo, an undocumented student who was admitted to Medical school, is one of them. Cesar was born in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. His family immigrated to the… Read More

The ASPIRA Association, the nation’s largest national Latino organization and the only one dedicated exclusively to education, today announced the release of its Youth Development Program Mobile App, developed with the generous support of the Verizon Foundation. The App, available in the Apple App Store) and Google Play, allows youth across the country to access… Read More

When starting a business, there may be quite a distance between a great idea and a great startup. From the process of developing a business plan to applying for the correct licenses to operate according to each state, plenty of learning is involved. Every step requires determination and motivation to achieve long-term gains. Occasionally, however,… Read More

On the tenth floor patio of his apartment building on Avenida Chapultepec in downtown Mexico City, 35-year-old architect Fernando Madrid leans out over the railing and looks out at the newly built skyscrapers jutting up from the street a few blocks away. The mid-day traffic clogs Chapultepec Ave, one of the main roads that cuts… Read More

People who are diagnosed with autism or other developmental disabilities often find themselves feeling isolated and looking for resources available to them in their local communities. Best Buddies® is an organization that exists to fill this void and works to offer assistance to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities such as Down syndrome, autism, Fragile X, Williams syndrome, cerebral palsy, and… Read More

Miami-Dade has among the nation’s highest ratios of people with mental illness. Florida ranks lowest among states in funding public mental health programs. Judge Steve Leifman, along with local law enforcement, mental health providers and community leaders, launched the Criminal Mental Health Project, a program that diverts people with mental disorders out of the criminal justice… Read More