Double-Latte Selection April 2012 – D.R.E.A.M. Activist
Activism / Double Latte Project / Latinos / Media / People of Color / PIMW / Selection Profiles / US Politics

Double-Latte Selection April 2012 – D.R.E.A.M. Activist

I originally heard about the D.R.E.A.M. or Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act through Change.org. I had gone to the site to sign another petition and a petition in support of the D.R.E.A.M. act came up as an additional petition I might be interested in signing. Upon reading the short description I knew … Continue reading

Double-Latte Selection January 2012 – BLACK GIRLS ROCK!
African Americans / Black America / Double Latte Project / Girls / NonProfits / People of Color / Philanthrophy / Selection Profiles / US / youth

Double-Latte Selection January 2012 – BLACK GIRLS ROCK!

Happy New Year! This post marks the one year anniversary of the Double-Latte Project. I started this project as a way to give back in a small way and to highlight some great organizations and people in my corner of the internet. In 2011, I focused on the following three areas: Women & Politics, Public … Continue reading

Double-Latte Project December 2011 – Emily’s List
2012 Election / Double Latte Project / Elections / Emily's List / Hillary Clinton / PACs and 527s / Philanthrophy / Political Trainings / Selection Profiles / US Politics / Women and Politics

Double-Latte Project December 2011 – Emily’s List

This month’s Double-Latte selection is EMILY’s List otherwise known as Early Money Is Like Yeast List. Why EMILY’s List Unfortunately, the role of money in campaigns has increased dramatically and causes the accessibility to running for electoral office to be contingent on the access to millions of dollars, especially at the national level. To assist … Continue reading

Double-Latte Project November 2011: Witney’s Lights
AKA / Black America / Delaware / Double Latte Project / NonProfits / Philanthrophy / Relationships / República Dominicana / Violence Against Women / Women

Double-Latte Project November 2011: Witney’s Lights

So in the United States, October is known as Domestic Violence Awareness Month but internationally November is a time to acknowledge the issues around domestic violence specifically on 25 November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. In conjunction with this day, this month’s Double Latte Selection features an organization working against Domestic … Continue reading

Double Latte Project October 2011 – Women’s Media Center
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Double Latte Project October 2011 – Women’s Media Center

This month’s selection, The Women’s Media Center, got my attention because I enjoyed that they do a little bit of everything when it comes to media. They create news media, train people in media and they do research around media issues (mainly the lack of women in mainstream media). According to the Women’s Media Center: … Continue reading

Double-Latte Project – August 2011 Generation Enterprise
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Double-Latte Project – August 2011 Generation Enterprise

This month’s Double-Latte Selection is: Why Generation Enterprise? Well one of my focus’ for this year’s Double-Latte selections is people in my network and one of the founders of Generation Enterprise is a member of a fellowship program that I did, the Institute for International Public Policy (IIPP). I met Clara Chow in 2005 as I … Continue reading

Double-Latte Project July 2011 – WUFPAC (Women Under 40 Political Action Committee)
Double Latte Project / Elections / Gender / PACs and 527s / Philanthrophy / Selection Profiles / US Politics / Women and Politics

Double-Latte Project July 2011 – WUFPAC (Women Under 40 Political Action Committee)

Earlier this year while discussing Double-Latte Selection Running Start, I mentioned that I discovered Running Start while doing a paper on Women’s Political Action Committees. This link to Running Start is this month’s Double-Latte Selection the Women Under Forty Political Action Committee (WUFPAC). Why WUFPAC? Like Running Start, I selected WUFPAC because of my deep … Continue reading