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Café Ama Love supports Cafés en Junte - Conversations for Change

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Café Ama Love supports Cafés en Junte - Conversations for Change

By Angie Gomez As part of Café Ama Love and Friends of Puerto Rico’s ongoing efforts to aid the community, an inspiring new project has been officially established with Casa Pensamiento de Mujer del Centro.  Casa Pensamiento, led by Mrs. Jenniffer Berríos Rubert, is an organization based in the municipality of Aibonito, Puerto Rico. Their team brings aid and services to victims of abuse, whether they be women, men or members of the LGBTTIQA+ community, as well as support for the victims' families. Friends of Puerto Rico strongly believes in Casa Pensamiento’s mission for equality and healthy families, as well...

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Using coffee to build business relationships

Coffee Lovers Education Entrepreneurship Non-profit

Using coffee to build business relationships

 By: Desiree Mieses, Managing Partner at Lumiere Bay   Being born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and since I can remember, coffee has been a part of my mornings. I studied my Bachelor’s and Master’s in Business Administration at Bentley University in Massachusetts and worked over 29 years in the financial industry.  Working in this industry allowed me to understand the importance of building relationships. As Puerto Ricans we are known to meet for “Cafecito” and when you work in finance, it becomes a necessary activity. When I was first introduced to Café Ama in December of 2019, I was...

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Leadership in education, it is everyone's Business

Covid-19 Education Linkedin Non-profit

Leadership in education, it is everyone's Business

By Juan Manuel Garcia | #CafeAma As we prepare to return to classes this fall, post COVID-19, I reflect on the changes that will have to take place in Education to make sure we educate ALL and serve ALL, meeting them where they are while providing equal opportunities for success. When I emigrated to the U.S. from Peru more than 30 years ago, I spoke no English at all. My first job was as a dishwasher in Iowa. I was making minimum wage, but it was the only job I could get. So, as I share my story with the many...

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