How Adobe Max Failed the Diversity Test

An open letter about how #AdobeMax chose to ‘honor’ my culture on one of the most sacred days of the year

Lexx Valdez
Nov 5, 2019 · 6 min read
Low-angle view of sign with logo on facade at office of computer software company Adobe in the South of Market (SoMA) neighborhood of San Francisco, California, June 10, 2019. Photo: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images

On Saturday, November 2nd, I attended the Dia De Los Muertos event at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, where people from all over the world come together to share a passion for art and culture by honoring the dead. As a…