Gary Acosta is an entrepreneur, public policy advocate, investor, and thought leader passionate about advancing prosperity for Latinos and other underserved communities.

Always be learning

For whatever reason, I have never felt like I have learned all that I need to know. Learning is a constant in my life, and I think it has made me a happier person. I can’t think of anything more depressing than the thought of there being nothing left to achieve and nothing more to…

Behind the Scenes at L’ATTITUDE

For those of you who follow NAHREP or myself on social media, you probably know that the L’ATTITUDE event took place two weeks ago in San Diego. I have been contemplating an event like L’ATTITUDE for about three years. It’s my passion project and my “moon shot”, so when the event finally came and went it was…

GGG versus Álvarez — The fight of the year

Last weekend, boxing fans were treated to another great fight between Gennady Golovkin II and Canelo Álvarez. The two middleweights fought to a controversial draw last year and fight fans from around the globe were eagerly awaiting the rematch. The fighters are interesting in that Álvarez is from Mexico, who some say fights less like…

Puebla, MX

Last week I was in Mexico for the first time in almost two decades. The reason I haven’t been in Mexico is a long story. My parents are both U.S.-born so my only experience with Mexico was visiting resort cities like Cancún and Mazatlán. I didn’t love those places and always felt that the party…

Labor Day Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal

Sol Trujillo wrote a Labor Day op-ed titled, “The ‘Latino Factor’ Will Save America’s Economy”. The article was published in the Wall Street Journal on August 29th and was peppered with data points about the real state of our workforce and why the country should be grateful that we have a Latino population who is…

Headliners for L’ATTITUDE have no rival

Speaking of Sol Trujillo, as many of you know, NAHREP has spawned a new event in partnership with Sol called L’ATTITUDE and is deemed the ultimate celebration of the New Mainstream Economy. Next week L’ATTITUDE will be introduced to the world and rather than try to describe what L’ATTITUDE is all about, I thought I…