Category: People

Graduate of Baja Orphanage Will Run LA Marathon March 9 to Support Corazon de Vida Foundation

From an Orphanage in Baja to the ASICS LA Marathon 22-year-old Grecia Joseely Guzman Gonzalez will join TEAM CDV and run to support the orphanage in which she was raised LOS ANGELES –  On Sunday, March 9, 2014, 22-year-old Ensenada-native…

Segment on Corazon de Vida Featured on NBC’s Life Connected

NBC Los Angeles recently featured Corazon de Vida, a non-profit organization serving the children of Baja California, and its founder, Hilda Pacheco-Taylor on its “Life Connected” series. I have the honor of serving on the Board of Advisors of Corazon de Vida and…

The Mother Teresa of Mexico: Meet Ora Anekananda Hernandez, One of the 2013 Real Heroes of Mexico

The Mexico Report’s Real Heroes of Mexico: Meet Ora Anekananda Hernandez Interlomas, Mexico City “Since I lived in Mexico for the past 31/2 years,I have met many people. However, the most amazing and inspiring person I have met was Ora…

Image & Style Magazine Features The Mexico Report’s “Real Heroes of Mexico” Program

Image & Style Magazine featured The Mexico Report’s grassroots community project, “The Real Heroes of Mexico” in a recent issue.  Started in 2012, this program has blossomed into a thriving annual event where anyone can nominate a person who is…

2014 International Women’s Conference, We Move Forward, Set for March 7-9 in Isla Mujeres

We Move Forward 2014, the third Annual International Women’s Conference has been set for March 7-9, 2014 in Isla Mujeres, Mexico. The 3-day event celebrates women through workshops, speakers, yoga, dance and more, focusing on body, mind and soul. This year,…

Real Heroes of Mexico: Meet Jose Carlos Leon Vargas and Aurelia Annino of Oaxaca

Showcasing a hero-a-day from The Mexico Report’s 2013 Real Heroes of Mexico: Website: http://www.si-kanda.org “Jose Carlos and Aurelia started Sikanda in 2009 and have been working 24/7 to transform the lives of the city’s trash pickers, building eco houses, capacitating…

The Real Heroes of Mexico: Meet Pete Noll

  The Mexico Report presents The 2013 Real Heroes of Mexico: Meet Pete Noll Oaxaca, Oaxaca Website: http://www.puentemexico.org/peterunspittsburgh2013.php  “Pete Noll’s involvement in Latin American began as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala from 1998-2000, from there he went on to work…

The Real Heroes of Mexico: Meet Don Sergio Castro Martinez, Healer, Humanitarian in Chiapas

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The Mexico Report Presents the “2013 Real Heroes of Mexico” Meet Don Sergio Castro San Cristobal de Casas, Chiapas Website: http://www.yokchij.org/ Don Sergio received the “Real Heroes of Mexico” award in 2012 and 2013. “Considered a hero in Chiapas, Sergio Castro…

The Real Heroes of Mexico: Meet Julieta Villacaña Cárdenas of Oaxaca

From The Mexico Report’s “2013 Real Heroes of Mexico”, meet Julieta Villacaña Cárdenas Oaxaca, Oaxaca Website: http://www.huboaxaca.org/ “Julieta is a hero. To see her at eight months pregnant, waddling from social project to social project, you do not question her dedication,…

The Real Heroes of Mexico: Meet Romayne Wheeler

2013 Real Heroes of Mexico: Romayne Wheeler Ejido of Munérachi, SW of Creel, Chihuahua Website: http://www.romaynewheeler.org.mx/ Photo by Charles Graham “The magnificent Sierra Madre of Mexico (including Copper Canyon), is the mountainous refuge of 60,000 indigenous Tarahumara, known for their…