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Phil Velez
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Phil Velez posted a blog post

El Voto Hispano: The Documentary – Help Spread The Word!

In 2050, one in three Americans will be of Latino origin. In 2014, Hispanics will not only influence, they will in some cases decide the outcome of key congressional races that will determine the balance of power in Congress. “El Voto Hispano” is a documentary about the electoral power of the Hispanic vote and what it means for America.Directed and co-produced by Gianpaolo Pietri, the story follows one voter, one correspondent, and interviews a wide range of prominent politicians during the…See More
Mar 22
Phil Velez posted a blog post

Wall Ball World – Website/Organization Connects Handball Community

Playing handball is a rite of passage for many kids growing up in the city. The sport helps children, teens, and young adults stay fit and out of trouble. The most popular form of handball only requires a ball and a wall and helps create a community of athletes with a passion for the game.To read the complete blog post visit Velez's View.See More
Jan 31
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Sep 15, 2013
Phil Velez posted a status
"Fans & Friends of Startups of Puerto Rico http://ning.it/14SRSHd"
Sep 15, 2013
Phil Velez posted a blog post

Not All Frozen Yogurt Places In New York Are the Same

Thanks to LinkedIn, I recently became the social media / marketing manager for Off The Wall Frozen Yogurt. In the last month, I have learned a great deal about the frozen yogurt industry. If you live or work in New York City, you may have noticed all the frozen yogurt shops popping up. At first…See More
Jun 23, 2013
Phil Velez posted a status
"Results of the Puerto Rico Vote Leaves Many With More Questions Than Answers http://philvelez.com/blog/?p=782"
Nov 18, 2012
Phil Velez posted a status
"The People of Puerto Rico Vote Again to Define Their Status http://philvelez.com/blog/?p=758"
Oct 24, 2012
Phil Velez posted a status
"Undecided Latinos to Republicans: Just Say No http://philvelez.com/blog/?p=648"
Mar 4, 2012
Tish Grier and Phil Velez are now friends
Nov 28, 2011
Phil Velez posted a status
"My Favorite Latino Blogs for 2011 http://philvelez.com/blog/"
Nov 28, 2011
Phil Velez posted a status
"Bogota Latin Bistro in Brooklyn Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month http://ning.it/t9C1Lo"
Oct 26, 2011
Phil Velez left a comment for RJI Collaboratory
"Thanks for the wall posting and for adding me to your Twitter feed!"
Oct 27, 2010
Phil Velez left a comment for Clarisel Gonzalez
"Thanks for the invite!"
Oct 27, 2010
Phil Velez updated their profile photo
Oct 27, 2010

Profile Information

What kind of org do you work for?
other business
What do you do?
journalist, advertising/marketing professional, technologist, community/campaign organizers
What strengths/expertise do you have to offer?
Writing, blogging, social media.
Blog URL?
http://philvelez.com/blog
Twitter ID?
philvelez
What kind of help/insight do you hope to get from this community?
Great networking opportunities.
I think we should use the RJI Collaboratory incubator to develop:
Building blocks for geographic- or topic-based local Web news sites, Business assessment tools for local Web news sites, News apps and widgets, Twitter as tool for news sites to channel local business

Phil Velez's Blog

El Voto Hispano: The Documentary – Help Spread The Word!

In 2050, one in three Americans will be of Latino origin. In 2014, Hispanics will not only influence, they will in some cases decide the outcome of key congressional races that will determine the balance of power in Congress. “El Voto Hispano” is a documentary about the electoral power of the Hispanic vote and what it means for America.

Directed and co-produced by Gianpaolo Pietri, the story follows one voter, one correspondent, and interviews a wide range of prominent politicians…

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Posted on March 22, 2014 at 3:31pm

Wall Ball World – Website/Organization Connects Handball Community

Playing handball is a rite of passage for many kids growing up in the city. The sport helps children, teens, and young adults stay fit and out of trouble. The most popular form of handball only requires a ball and a wall and helps create a community of athletes with a passion for the game.

To read the complete blog post visit Velez's View.

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 7:02pm

Not All Frozen Yogurt Places In New York Are the Same

Thanks to LinkedIn, I recently became the social media / marketing manager for Off The Wall Frozen Yogurt. In the last month, I have learned a great deal about the frozen yogurt industry. If you live or work in New York City, you may have noticed all the frozen yogurt shops popping up. At first…

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Posted on June 23, 2013 at 11:23pm

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At 12:52pm on October 27, 2010, RJI Collaboratory said…
Hi Phil, just wanted to let you know you've gotten a mention as a new member in our latest What's New blog post. Thanks! Adam Glenn (on behalf of the Collab)

P.S. We've also added your tweets to our Collab member Twitter feed.
At 11:19am on September 12, 2010, Clarisel Gonzalez said…
Hi Phil. Glad to see you here.
 
 
 

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