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Friday, October 18 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Pero Like Celebrates Quinceañeras on Facebook Watch (sponsored by Facebook)

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Facebook Watch and BuzzFeed’s Pero Like are teaming up to bring to life young girls’ dreams with Mi Quinceañera Come True. The series follows Curly, Maya, Gadiel and Claudia of BuzzFeed Pero Like as they enter the lives of underserved families, elevate Latinx voices and celebrate the local communities. It’s a feel-good experience — even if the party only lasts a day, the impact lasts a lifetime. Streaming only on Facebook Watch, a place uniquely positioned to connect audiences and celebrate these milestones, the fiesta starts October 5 and continues every Saturday.

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Cat Coddington

Cat has 20 years of experience as a digital and partnerships leader at some of the world’s largest companies. She is currently managing Strategic Partnerships in Entertainment at Facebook. In her current role, she is responsible for developing strategic partnerships and driving... Read More →

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Gadiel del Orbe

Hailing from the Dominican Republic, Gadiel Del Orbe grew up in Harlem, NY. A Naval Veteran who served 4.5 years onboard the USS Ronald Reagan, he started producing videos for Being Latino and became one of their top producers. He’s been producing videos for BuzzFeed’s Pero Like... Read More →
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Maya Murillo

At the age of 16, Maya Murillo started her blog mayainthemoment.com, which featured crafts, skits, and ukulele covers. She established a following through her quirky six-second videos on Vine, and customized love songs on YouTube. She was once nominated as an Influencer by Latina magazine for #Latina30Under30 awards and considered one of "6 Latina... Read More →
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Alexis Garcia

Alexis Garcia is a writer, director and proud Puerto Rican hailing from the Bronx, NY. Her work has spanned both TV and digital, and she has been the “voice of Pero Like” as its Social Media Strategist for the past 2.5 years. Through her previous work at Univision’s Flama and... Read More →
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Curly Velasquez

Curly Velasquez is a Los Angeles-based artist who celebrates all things Latinx culture. He began his career in fashion working for celebrity photographer David LaChapelle, and design icon Jeremy Scott before starting his own line. By the age of 25, he was celebrated as one of the... Read More →


Friday October 18, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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