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2019 2020 events with Latinos in Mind logo

All events free and open to the public with refreshments provided, unless otherwise noted.

Spring 2020
Events held at UHD are cancelled from March 12, - May 16, 2020
For more information, please contact Dr. Bonnie Lucero

A Racial History of Trans Identity
A lecture by Dr. C. Riley Snorton
January 30, 2020
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Milam and Travis Rooms


Norma Elia Cantú Reading
February 19, 2020
2:30 p.m.
TDECU Tour Room

XV Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Conference
"Histories and Cultures of Latinas: Suffrage, Activism, and Women's Rights"
February 20 - 22, 2020
Conference schedule forthcoming
UHD, Rooms ACAD 300, Milam and Travis and Welcome Center


Chicana Movida
New Narratives of Activism and Feminism in the Movement Era

February 22, 2020
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Holocaust Museum, 5401 Caroline St., 77004
Featured readings by: María Cotera, Martha Cotera, Anna Neitogomez, Inés Hernández-Ávila, Samantha Rodriguez, Stalina Villareal.  They will present their book Chicana Movidas: New Narratives of Activism and Feminism in the Movement Era, which recovers the histories of Chicana activists during the Chicana/o Movement.  Activist Martha Cotera, Anna Neitogomez, and Inés Hernández-Ávila will talk about their firsthand experiences in the La Lucha of the 1960s, while María Cotera, Samantha Rodriguez and Stalina Villareal. will highlight the value of Chicana testimonies.  Free book raffle.


Latinas Achieve Ice Cream Social
March 4, 2020
1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
TDECU Tour Room


Latina Power Purse Program
March 7, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
A300 & Mural Area

Full day of training centered on creations Actions, to minimize Pay Gap Inequity and cultivate stronger Latina Leaders to change perspectives, language and behaviors to better position your value and worth:

  • Overcome emotional cultural barriers and behaviors
  • Fortify Leaders
  • Manage and understand their money
College students are free but must have a valid student I.D. This one day training is required for application and consideration for the Power On Heels (POHF) Scholarship For more information on the scholarship

Register to attend

Latina Power Purse Program
April 4, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Milam and Travis

Full day of training centered on creations Actions, to minimize Pay Gap Inequity and cultivate stronger Latina Leaders to change perspectives, language and behaviors to better position your value and worth:

  • Overcome emotional cultural barriers and behaviors
  • Fortify Leaders
  • Manage and understand their money
College students are free but must have a valid student I.D. This one day training is required for application and consideration for the Power On Heels (POHF) Scholarship For more information on the scholarship

Register to attend

A la Mano de la Educación de mi Hija
Outlook of Latino Parents who Support their Latina Student's Educational Journey
March 17, 2020
9 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
TDECU Tour Room

9 a.m. - Admissions Presentation
9:30 a.m. - Campus Tour
10:30 a.m. - Latinas Achieve Student Panel #1
11:30 a.m. - Latinas Achieve Parent Panel #2
12:45 p.m. - 2 p.m. - Lunch


Sharing Speakers: Share a Story, Change a Life
April 22, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Speakers:
Carlos Salazar - Author of "America Ed 2", Director of One Way Education, LLC and National Motivational Speaker

Akash Patel - Top 40 (Global Teacher Price), TEDx Speaker & Global Citizen, founder of Happy World Inc. Foundation

Natalia Castillo - Director of Miss TX Latina, Founder of Fireyoup, 3x Ms. Bikini Universe Pro Champion & Model Champion America

JP Garay - Founder for Crax Productions, Content Creator & Producer

Ubaldo Martínez - promoter to lead sports anchor at Telemundo Houston KTMD


Latina Power Purse Program
June 27, 2020
A300 & Mural Area


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