As we kick off the new year, we’d like to thank you all for your support and feedback. We couldn’t have done it without you this past year. Gracias for sending in your news tips, sharing our stories, telling friends about us, donating to our fundraisers, becoming monthly members, following and liking our pages on social media. It all helps so much!!
Here are a few 2022 highlights:
Austin Vida conducted eight community listening sessions!
Our new site launched in spring 2022.
✍ Led a storytelling workshop for Del Valle High School students for Latinitas’ Media Chica Day.
Published 12 monthly Cultura Guides, 15+ newsletters and more than 20 stories including coverage on Uvalde school shooting memorials. Our newsletter grew from monthly to bimonthly and our readership doubled!
Partnered with nonprofit Latinitas’ magazine to amplify the work of emerging writers.
Served as a community or media partner for various mission-aligned events such as Latina Day ATX, Latinapalooza and Texas Tribune’s TribFest.
Austin Vida Editor & Publisher Nancy Flores led a Hispanic Heritage Month speaking tour around Austin and also co-emceed the Big Squeeze accordion festival.
Won a Media Entrepreneur Award from the Maynard Institute for Journalism Diversity!
️ Welcomed St. Edward’s University intern and College Assistance Migrant Program Scholar Kessly Salinas to the Austin Vida team! (She will be returning this spring semester.)
All this y mucho más! We’re committed to amplifying, informing and celebrating Latinidad in 2023. ¡Pa’lante mi gente!