Program Bulletin March 2016


WHEN: March 19 from 10am to 12pm
WHERE: Jose Cisneros Library (1300 Hawkins)
Girls and moms are invited to celebrate Women’s History Month with activities promoting girl power, confidence and self-expression. The event features a celebration of women in history as well as hands-on art, short films and poetry activities. REGISTER: Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information, call 219.8554, email or visit


WHAT: Chica Power Fest is a girl empowerment conference featuring inspirational speakers, interactive workshops and a teen resource fair on the topics of girl power, confidence, body image and leadership.
WHO: The event is hosted by Latinitas, UTEP Center for Civic Engagement & Women in Business Association and is open to girls 9 to 18.
WHEN: Saturday, April 16 (9:30AM-3:30PM)
WHY: The focus of the event is to encourage girls to build confidence, discover their voice, express themselves, promote healthy lifestyles and make wise decisions. Inspiring guest speakers will help girls learn about issues girls face and discover real solutions on how to overcome these challenges. The event will feature informative and inspirational workshops, guest speakers, panelists and multimedia presentations led by local female leaders on topics such as body image, confidence, peer pressure, media literacy, leadership, healthy relationships, cultural identity and bullying.Pre-teen and teen girls will discuss the challenges facing girls today and explore positive ways to deal with stress through hands-on creative expression activities revolving around poetry, acting, photography, art and song. Girls will also enjoy dance performances, a fashion show and music entertainment. The cost is $10. A limited number of scholarships are available and group discounts may apply.

To register, contact us at 915.219.8554, email or visit


In celebration of Women’s History Month in March, we kicked off our giving campaign to raise scholarship funds to support college scholarships for young Latinas. As the nation’s largest minority and fastest growing youth population, it is vital for us to help these young women reach their full potential. Make an investment in our future and support Latinitas scholarship fund to assist Latina college students in reaching their higher education goals. Thanks to the Hispanics in Philanthropy program, matching funds are available to double donations made during Women’s History Month.

YOUTH EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD – APPLY NOW is recruiting teen writers ages 14-18 who would like to write articles for our magazine. As a member, you can develop your writing skills, write about topics YOU are passionate about and get published! To join, email or fill out our online application at:

Teen girls are invited to discover their leadership talents and make a difference in volunteering as peer mentors. Join our team focused on leadership, community service and sisterhood. Attend our training to become prepared as a peer leader. Teen Leaders will serve as a youth advisory board, help with recruitment and promotion, aid with workshop planning, assist our workshop presenters, serve as mentors for girls, guide small team activities and lead icebreakers and teambuilders.  To sign up to volunteer, complete our online application at:

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