“Raised in rural Idaho miles away from the closest neighbor, Dan Price founded Gravity Payments, a credit card processing company, from his university dorm room at just 19-years-old. Although music was his passion growing up, Dan’s lifelong mission became apparent upon witnessing thousands of hard-working small business owners being overcharged and under-served by their credit […]

Nestled in Mexico’s Santiago Valley, deep in the southern region of the country, lies Santiago Mexquititlán, a township of about ten thousand people located in the state of Querétaro. Over 90 percent of Santiago Mexquititlán’s residents are Otomi, and while these residents make up a mere percentage point of the 12.7 million indigenous peoples in […]

SOMA, a bastion of contemporary, didactic art and subversive film, is an independent art gallery, coined ‘residencia,’ in the artistically inclined neighborhoods of Mexico City’s Federal District. A few hundred miles south of SOMA, in Managua, Nicaragua, the equally communicative residencia, EspIRA La Espora, has pioneered the countries’ independent contemporary art scene, with aims of […]

Magdaleno Rose-Ávila, a revered hero in many Latino communities, former CNN hero of the year and a tireless civil-rights activist, was once a gang member. His experiences in and eventual disengagement with gangs galvanized a desire to expand opportunities for young gang members, outside the pressures of organized crime. This precipitated his founding of Homies […]

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