Sonia Sotomayor

SONIA SOTOMAYOR About Sonia Sotomayor Sonia Sotomayor was born in the Bronx, New York in 1954 to Puerto Rican-born parents, Juan Sotomayor and Celina Baez. Her father was a manual labor and her mother was a nurse. Her father died when she was nine, and she was subsequently raised by her mother. The family took … Read More

Ruben Gonzalez

RUBEN GONZALEZ About Ruben Gonzalez is a four-time Olympian, a professional keynote speaker and a bestselling author. Gonzalez has spoken for over 100 of the Fortune 500 companies about developing mental toughness, attitude, and the principles that lead to success in business and in life. Gonzalez was born in Campana, Argentina, an oil town about … Read More

Molina Speaks

MOLINA SPEAKS About Molina Speaks Molina Speaks is an artist, poet, musician, lecturer, educator, and human bridge. As Artist, he has been named a Westword “Mastermind.” Molina has released over a dozen lyrical albums and has performed at a long list of Denver’s iconic cultural and performance venues. Molina is an honoree of the Lalo Delgado … Read More

Karma Leigh

KARMA LEIGH About Karma Leigh Karma Leigh is a Chicana from Colorado who was blessed to grow up between two worlds, the urban life of the city and the natural wonders of the Rockies. Both have inspired her work as an artist and educator. She teaches art to children, typically with non-profit organizations. She spent … Read More

Avanza Latino Podcast: Interview with U.S Army Veteran Alexander Nicholas Paz

 A warning to listeners- this podcast contains graphic sounds of warfare and references to drug use.   We interviewed U.S Army Veteran Alexander Nicholas Paz, who served with the 101st Airborne 1st Brigade Combat Team.  He tells the story of his upbringing in New Mexico and his journey with the United States Military and beyond.

David Ocelotl Garcia

DAVID OCELOTL GARCIA About David Ocelotl Garcia Colorado-based artist David Ocelotl Garcia is accomplished across several mediums including painting, sculpture, and murals. His work can be seen in public art commissions, and both museum and private collections.  He is a resident artist at the Latino Cultural Arts Center in Denver, Colorado. David discovered his natural … Read More

PART 2- A message on COVID-19 from Seattle, Washington with Carter Rodriquez.

Our work at Avanza Latino does not stop. Please take the time to educate yourself and help to keep everyone around you safe and healthy. We bring you a message on COVID-19 from Seattle, Washington with Carter Rodriquez.  Listen for an update on state totals and best practices!   STAY HOME & STAY HEALTHY!