Yoga as a tool for rehabilitation

Yoga as a tool for rehabilitation

The documentary “Within” or “Interno” in Spanish, describes the work of a nonprofit called Parinaama Foundation, that makes an extraordinary approach to rehabilitate people in prisons. Ann moxey, founder of the foundation, teaches Parinaama Yoga – yoga for...
The practice of being thankful

The practice of being thankful

Today I just want to share a great poem by B., a young man who participated with the organization “Free Minds Book Club” while incarcerated. I was looking for art, poems or media work done by youth as a form of expression and I bumped into this great organization....
The exhausting process of job hunting

The exhausting process of job hunting

This blog post was honestly inspired by the most excruciating hiring process I´ve ever had, and believe me, I´ve had many and in many industries. In the beginning I was intrigued by the process, but then I was angry. It was frustrating to go through a process that...
I went to prison looking for answers

I went to prison looking for answers

I went to prison looking for answers and only found more questions. Being incarcerated, learning how to live there and then getting back into society is a vicious cycle for a great percentage of Mexican youth who are put in prison for minor crimes and in many cases...
Ashoka Fellows & Youth Development

Ashoka Fellows & Youth Development

Research continues. This time I looked into Ashoka fellows  that have created a social enterprise or nonprofit focused on youth development. There are many amazing projects, I´ll mention some of ones that caught my attention the most. My favorite being Young Africa,...