Adela Lopez: “I Plan on Continuing to Give Back and Invest in Youth Like Me”


This story was written by Adela Lopez, the daughter of immigrants originally from Ahuehuepan, Guerrero, Mexico. Adela was raised along the Buford Highway corridor that spans across four cities: Brookhaven, Chamblee and Doraville and Norcross. Adela has participated in the art show “Ni de Aqui Ni de Alla” recently and has offered an alternative version of the … Continue reading Adela Lopez: “I Plan on Continuing to Give Back and Invest in Youth Like Me”

CONTRAPUNTO, an arts collective focused​ on Latinx visual artists living and working in Atlanta and surrounding areas


(This story is written by Carlos Solis, Visual Artist and founder of Contrapunto) Contrapunto started in 2008. At the time, Atlanta was a landscape where Latino artists were not existing. Few Latin-American artists were given the opportunity to exhibit their work in main galleries or any galleries for that matter. To me, it was disconcerting … Continue reading CONTRAPUNTO, an arts collective focused​ on Latinx visual artists living and working in Atlanta and surrounding areas

Welcome Pedro Jose Viloria as 2018 LCF Georgia Program Fellow


    Pedro Jose Viloria, originally from Venezuela has joined the Latino Community Fund (LCF Georgia) as 2018 Program Fellow. Pedro received a BA from Emory University with a double major in Political Science and French Studies.  Pedro has experience with research and data analysis focused on data collection and interpretation as a Research Assistant … Continue reading Welcome Pedro Jose Viloria as 2018 LCF Georgia Program Fellow

Marcy Ramos, The Lady of Crochet


Marcy Ramos, originally from Mexico, arrived in Atlanta twenty years ago.  Her love for knitting precedes her love for our city by 10 years. Mary began knitting while pregnant with her first child, her mother-in-law taught her and it quickly became a hobby to distract her. A few years ago, her best friend, Esther Moreno … Continue reading Marcy Ramos, The Lady of Crochet