Could 2016 be the year?

It´s a new year, could this year be the one for me to launch this project? I suppose there is no better year than this one, for this is all I really have. I got an angel in fact, her name is Victoria Santamarina, and she has a master’s from Duke University and bachelors in political science from UCA in Argentina. But more than those amazing qualifications, she has an enormous heart and tremendous drive to apply her knowledge and skills into projects that could make a difference among a vulne...
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An opportunity for social innovators in Latin America

The first step towards creating a model for a business-educational program for at-risk youth has been research. Today I will share with you reserach I've done to analyse the most common approaches done in Latin America by social innovators to improve the lives of at-risk youth. At-risk youth are victims of an exclusive system that perpetuates inequality. I believe youth can be empowered to change their living conditions and aspire to a better life. I believe in the pursuit of justice, equalit...
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Rediscover Purpose

A dear friend of mine shared a link to a Ted Talk with me last night, “everything you think you know about addiction is wrong” by Johann Hari, a British journalist who spent three years researching the war on drugs. The talk touches on several important issues that we as a society are facing, and one that is essential to understand adolescence, which goes beyond addiction and is the source of a lot more problems; disconnection. Johann mentions “the connections we have are a parody of human conn...
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Youth have a right to a form of expression

Dancing was my way of life for about twenty years. Dance gave my life what at the moment I defined as "meaning". Everything around me was better because I danced, I felt as though I was a better person because I danced. It's the best form of expression I've found. I used to mix it up, which allowed me to express myself even better, sometimes through jazz or ballet, sometimes through flamenco. Dance taught me about discipline. It taught me that practicing the exact same movements every day, do...
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