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Biking to a healthier work-lifestyle in Public Relations  

Biking to a healthier work-lifestyle in Public Relations  

By | Mixte Culture, Uncategorized, We Likes Bikes | No Comments

I can’t recall a time when my family wasn’t struggling with weight. My first memory of dieting is from my middle school years. I distinctly remember my mom singing the benefits of one slice of bread filled with an entire pack of those paper-thin slices of fake sandwich meat. I remember the year that my dad’s mom came to live with us, and our entire family gained 10 pounds each (I can’t remember if it was from the stress or the eternally full bowl of M&Ms).

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Healthy Living – A Mixte-ism for San Diego

By | Healthy Living, Mixte Community, Mixte Culture, Social Justice, Uncategorized | No Comments

#HLTHYLVN. We took out the vowels and laughed as we scribbled it on our notebook to-do lists and email signatures. As Healthy Living Captain at Mixte, this simple and borderline-hipster hashtag holds substantial meaning for me and my team, and it’s my hunch that healthy living in San Diego looks a bit different to us than most people.

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We’re a barely-for-profit business on a mission to change the world and led by values

By | Knowledge is Power, Mixte Community, Mixte Culture, Mixte Presents, Professional Growth, Social Justice | No Comments

Since our inception in 2012, we’ve stood for values that clearly define who we are as a company. It’s true that not very often, if ever at all, have I actually been asked what our values are.

This is because we put into action our values through our company culture, by carefully curating our client list, by pushing our clients to do better in the community and by the actions we take as a staff. Through our actions we define our values clearly enough that it’s obvious to the world at large.

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I’m White – And I Stand for Justice

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This week, I sent the below email to the team at San Diego Organizing Project — the same week of the tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia. We had just spent 1.5 hours of staff meeting discussing the role people who are white have in acknowledging their privilege – and how little it’s done. From there, the conversation turned into how we would host a press conference in two days where interfaith leaders would unite and denounce racism and white supremacy in San Diego County.

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Our Inspiring Public Relations Intern: Venecia

By | Mixte Community, Mixte Culture, Mixte Presents, Professional Growth, Pure Adventure, We Likes Bikes | No Comments

What was your first internship like? Mine involved a lot of sitting in a cubicle and silently willing the clock hands to move faster.

The smiling face in these photos belongs to a high school senior named Venecia. Her first internship was at Mixte, and we had a lot of fun making sure she learned more than the art of counting the passing minutes. Read More