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LATINITAS UPCOMING EVENTS

BUSINESS CHICA CONFERENCE
For Girls Ages 10-17
September 24 from 10am-4pm
Southwest University Auditorium (1414 Geronimo)
The Business Chica workshop is focused on encouraging local girls to discover their entrepreneurial spirit, to learn about careers in the business sector and to prepare as the leaders of the 21st Century. Girls will connect with female business leaders as they develop business skills, receive financial literacy training, learn about entrepreneurship and foster work-readiness skills. Girls will be able to work in teams to develop their own entrepreneur venture ideas, create a business plan and design their own marketing campaign.  The Business Chica Conference is created especially for pre-teen and teen girls. To sign up, complete our program registration form.

LATINAS IN PROGRESS
The Latinitas team is proud to partner with the Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas for the Latinas in Progress college readiness program. This HWNT educational program assists Latinas in attaining higher education. This program includes college preparation and leadership workshops as well as service and cultural opportunities.  This program also offers college scholarship opportunities to members. We are accepting applications for the next program taking place August – December 2016 with monthly Saturday workshops. To join, complete the application here:  http://hwntelpaso.blogspot.com/p/latinas-in-progress.html 

Programs

  • Multimedia Arts Classes: Girls in grades 4-8th are invited to find their creative expression outlet this Summer to get a taste of what their life could be like as a multimedia maker. During our multimedia arts classes girls will meet local media makers and create their own art, creative writing, photography and short videos.For more information, call 915.219.8554 or email latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.
  • Clubs: Weekly girl empowerment clubs focused on creative multimedia expression held at various public libraries, schools & housing authority sites during the school year.
  • Workshops: Latinitas is offering a series of girl empowerment workshops in collaboration with schools, libraries, recreation centers, nonprofits, Girl Scout troops and churches. To request a workshop, contact Latinitas at latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or call 915.219.8554.

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Local History

The Latinitas headquarters was established in El Paso, Texas in 2008. Latinitas Co-Founder, Alicia Rascon, relocated to her hometown of El Paso expanding the shared vision with Co-Founder Laura Donnelly-Gonzalez into West Texas and New Mexico. Since its local launch in 2008, Latinitas has quickly grown to provide after-school clubs, summer camps, internships and special events from its El Paso headquarters in the greater Rio Grande region including West Texas and New Mexico. Since then, Latinitas outreach programs have reached over 3,000 local girls and partnered with over 30 local schools, nonprofits, libraries and community centers in El Paso, Canutillo, San Elizario, Horizon, Texas as well as Las Cruces, Anthony, Sunland Park, Organ, Silver City and Deming, New Mexico. With a variety of enriching experiences, Latina girls discover their voice and develop media skills while building confidence and a solid foundation for their future.

Contact Us

Latinitas El Paso
915.219.8554
latinitaseptx@gmail.com
10921 Pellicano #120
El Paso, TX 79935