2013 Nominee: Mex And The City
Mex And The City is a blog and agency that promotes the positive contributions of the contemporary Mexican experience. They use social media to organize Mexican-American arts and culture events in the heart of New York City. As advocates of ethnic studies, they developed Movement Makers, a high school pilot program that focuses on Latin American literature and discusses issues such as race, identity, class, and immigration. Mex and the City is moving the conversation of race and culture forward through online content, creative outlets, and educational efforts.