Think Freely Latino

Think Freely Latino (TFL) leverages emotionally compelling story-based marketing to highlight the best our U.S. Hispanic and Latino community has to offer – our everyday heroes – Nuestros Héroes. We are focused on inspiring more American Hispanics and Latinos to self-empower, thrive, succeed, and make positive contributions to their communities.

Check out a sample of TFL’s most recent stories and visit thinkfreelylatino.org to read more of our work.

TFL Profiles: Mary Ann Gòmez Orta

Mary Ann Gómez Orta is a connector in the truest sense of the word. She is not only a “Latina connector.” She is a connector — period.

Anyone who gains the chance to speak with Mary Ann for any length of time soon will pick up on the love and pride she feels for her family, and the deep satisfaction she gets from watching those she’s helped do well.

One might say she is perfectly suited to head an organization like the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI), which largely prepares young Hispanic and Latino students to be more competitive in a global economy. Mary Ann continues to focus on growing the organization’s programs and reach, never losing sight of its three guiding principles: to prepare, connect and honor leaders.  Read more…

News & Opinion: The Trump Administration's Guide to Building Walls and Mending Fences

Over the last several weeks, the Trump Administration has invested considerable energy into reaching out to the Hispanic and Latino business community.

While President Trump has not yet made an appearance at any Latino event or gathering since the inauguration, his administration has been steadily, visibly increasing its outreach in hopes of garnering support.

The president’s surrogates continue to underscore that he is “in the promise-keeping business,” and that among these promises are job creation, business deregulation, repealing “Obamacare,” and curbing illegal immigration in part by building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.  Read more…

TFL Profiles: Ana Larrea-Albert

Meet Ana Larrea-Albert, founder of NENANI.

What is NENANI, and what inspired you to launch this project?

NENANI is a social platform to showcase Latina leadership and mentor young Latinas. I have two main objectives with NENANI. First, to change the narrative of the Latina to one where we are identified as professional, capable, talented, driven, ambitious, strong contributors to our communities, and not the hyper-sexualized imagery popular culture has come to associate with the hashtag, #Latina.  Read more…