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Upcoming Events

LATINITAS EL PASO MULTIMEDIA ARTS SUMMER CLASSES
This Summer, local girls ages 9-14 have an opportunity to get a taste of what their life could be like as a multimedia maker. Girls can become a movie star, a news anchor, a photographer, a radio dj, a magazine writer, a poet, a graphic designer and more in Latinitas multimedia art classes. Through intense summer classes, girls can find their creative expression outlet by producing original media arts projects.The Latinitas multimedia arts classes are led by a team of women educators, role models and mentors experienced in guiding girls in hands-on lessons, interactive presentations, team challenges, and fun games that address girl issues and encourage self-esteem, expression, confidence and empowerment. Girls will produce original multimedia arts projects, have their work featured on LatinitasMagazine.com and master techniques in photography, writing, design, radio production and filmmaking. The program runs Monday-Thursday. Girls can sign up for a morning classes from 8:30am-12:30pm or an afternoon class from 1:30-5:30pm. Multimedia arts classes are $40 for four half days (early bird) or $50 late registration.
WHERE: 7000 Edgemere Blvd, El Paso, TX 79925 (Inside St. Paul’s Community Center)
WHEN: July 11-14 from 8:30am-12:30pm or 1:30-5:30pm
July 18-21from 8:30am-12:30pm or 1:30-5:30pm
July 25-28 from 8:30am-12:30pm or 1:30-5:30pm
Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call 915.219.8554 or 915.282.5639.

TEEN MEDIA ACADEMY
Local teens ages 14-18 are invited to discover how they can change the world through multimedia arts & technology. Girls will engage in video making, blogging, photography, pod-casting, and other activities to get their media message out to the world. Aside from these fun activities, participants will take field trips to local media stations and professional women in various media industries will be presenting a career panel to empower teens. With presentations from local media makers as well as hands-on media production, teens will discover their voice and build leadership skills as they produce multimedia arts projects about issues they care about to make a difference. REGISTER NOW

The Teen Media academy take places Monday through Thursday from 12-5pm at 10921 Pellicano #120. Each academy costs $25 per week (early bird rate) and $30 late registration. Discounts are available for registering for 2 weeks $40 for both weeks.
WEEK 1 – June 20-June 23
WEEK 2 – June 27-June 30
A limited number of partial scholarships are available on a needed-basis and first-come basis. Contact : latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or 915.282.5639 REGISTER NOW

Conferences

Latinitas hosts a workshop series of girl empowerment conferences with speakers, multimedia presentations, and hands-on workshops.

  • Past Workshops: Healthy Chica, College Chica, Business Chica.

Club Latinitas After-School Program

  • Weekly girl empowerment clubs focused on creative multimedia expression held at various public libraries, schools & housing authority sites during the school year.

Request a Workshop

Latinitas is offering a series of girl empowerment workshops in collaboration with schools, libraries, recreation centers, nonprofits, Girl Scout troops and churches. These sessions focus on helping girls build confidence through creative expression with themes such as self-esteem, media awareness, leadership, goal setting, leadership, college prep, healthy relationships, wellness and more. Latinitas hosts special events and field trips throughout the year focused on confidence-building and multimedia arts expression. Past Events: Cinema Chicas, Latinitas College Bound, Women’s History Art Festival, Wonder Woman Film Screening & Chica Power Fest.

To request a workshop, contact Latinitas at latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or call 915.219.8554.

Summer Camp

Multimedia Arts Summer Classes:(July 11-28) This Summer, local girls have an opportunity to get a taste of what their life could be like as a multimedia maker. Girls ages 9-14 can become a movie star, a news anchor, a photographer, a radio dj, a magazine writer, a poet, a graphic designer and more in Latinitas multimedia art classes. Through intense summer classes, girls can find their creative expression outlet by producing original media arts projects. SIGN UP NOW

WHERE: 7000 Edgemere Blvd, El Paso, TX 79925 (Inside St. Pauls Community Center)
WHEN: July 11-14 from 8:30am-12:30pm or 1:30-5:30pm
July 18-21 from 8:30am-12:30pm or 1:30-5:30pm
July 25-28 from 8:30am-12:30pm or 1:30-5:30pm

As part of the program, girls will participate in multimedia arts and self-expression activities and have their work published on LatinitasMagazine.org. The program runs Monday-Thursday with morning and afternoon classes.  For more information, call 915.219.8554 or email latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com. SIGN UP NOW