Alyssa Beatriz Fernandez


Location icon United States

Alyssa is a current Teach For America Corps Member. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and majored in Spanish and Rhetoric and Writing.

Bushwick Daily
Celebrate Latin Music and Culture at Bushwick Salsa

This weekend, Bushwick residents are invited to ring in the summer at the Avant Gardner's inaugural event for Bushwick Salsa. Bushwick salsa is a free community event organized by Juan Carlos Escobar, the community consultant of Avant Gardner, who partnered up the large-scale venue with the Bushwick community to bring events that represent the neighborhood's rich history.

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Barbercon 2018 Returns Bigger and Better for an Explosive Two-Day Event

Barbercon returns with a bang for a third year in a row to bring together thousands of barbers and cosmetologists from around the world for two -days of workshops and events dedicated to their profession. This global festival was launched in 2016 by Lee Resnick, the founder of Barbershopconnect, a social networking site exclusively for barbers.

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Burning Man Art Can, 'Mayan Warrior' Makes East Coast Debut at Brooklyn Mirage

Famous Mexican art car, Mayan Warrior, will make its East Coast debut at the Brooklyn Mirage this Saturday bringing the collaborative and electric spirit of Burning Man with it. Since 2011, Mayan Warrior has made its 2,300 mile-trek from Mexico City to Black Rock City to make its annual appearance at Burning Man, making it an iconic fixture.

Kimberly Garmany: College Houses

Photos by Shea Garner 1) WHO ARE YOU? TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF, HEY, EVEN BRAG A LITTLE. Kimberly Garmany currently serves as the Development Director at College Houses and as a Board Director for the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA). College Houses is a group equity non-pr

Tomboys Don't Cry

I am a tomboy and the first rule of being a tomboy is to suppress any outward signs of girliness. No sequins, no pink, no frills no skirts. I tossed away purses given on my birthday, I decapitated Barbies.