Summer Multimedia Art Classes

SUMMER MULTIMEDIA ARTS CLASSES

July 11-28

7000 Edgemere

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WHERE: 7000 Edgemere Blvd, El Paso,Tx 79925 (inside St. Pauls Community Center)

WHO: Girls Ages 9-14

WHEN:

July 11-14 from 8:30am-12:30pm or 1:30pm- 5:30pm

July 18-21 from 8:30am-12:30pm or 1:30pm- 5:30pm

July 25-28 from 8:30am-12:30pm or 1:30pm- 5:30pm

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. 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 and master techniques in photography, writing, design, radio production and filmmaking. As part of the program, girls will have their multimedia projects published on LatinitasMagazine.org.

Multimedia arts classes are $40 for four half days (early bird) or $50 late registration. Girls can sign up for a morning class from 8:30am-12:30pm and an afternoon class from 1:30pm-5:30pm. Discounts are available for registering for more days and for registering siblings groups. The fee cover supplies, instruction and equipment. The program runs Monday-Thursday. Participants are required to bring their own drinks and snacks. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. To apply for a scholarship, contact us via email to latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.

To register, contact us at 915.219.8554, email latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or visit http://laslatinitas.com/programs/registration

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Teen Media Academy

June 20-30

10921 Pellicano #120

Local teens are invited to discover how they can change the world through multimedia arts & technology. Girls ages 14-18 will engage in video making, blogging, photography, podcasting, 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 professioal 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 takes places Monday through Thursday from 12-5pm at 10921 Pellicano #120. Each academy cost $25 per week ( early bird ) and $30 late registration. Discounts are available for registering now 2 weeks $40 for both weeks.

WEEK 1-June 20-June23

WEEK 2- June 27- June 30

A limited number of partial scholarships are available on a needed-basis and first come basis.

Contact E-mail Address: latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or call us at 915.219.8554 REGISTER NOW

SUMMER TEEN MEDIA INTERNS
LatinitasMagazine.com is recruiting teen writers ages 14-18 who would like to write articles for our magazine. Teen media interns will take photos, write articles, design graphics, make videos and create blogs. Teens are asked to commit to at least 10 hours a week for 8 weeks during the summer (80 minimum). As a member, you can develop your writing skills, write about topics YOU are passionate about and get published! To join, email latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or fill out our online application at: 
SUMMER CAMP YOUTH LEADERS
Teen girls are invited to discover their leadership talents and make a difference in volunteering as peer camp leaders. Join our team focused on leadership, community service and sisterhood. Attend our training to become prepared as a peer leader. Summer Camp youth leaders will aid with activity planning, assist our summer camp activities, serve as mentors for girls, guide small team activities and lead icebreakers and teambuilders.  To sign up to volunteer, complete our online application at: http://laslatinitas.com/volunteer/volunteerapplication

ABOUT LATINITAS

Latinitas is a non-profit organization dedicated to the empowerment and advancement of Latina youth through media, art, culture and technology. This grassroots coalition of women leaders provides media enrichment programs focused on helping Latina girls build confidence through media and creative expression. Girls in our programs publish LatinitasMagazine.org, the first digital magazine by and for Latina youth. By hosting educational media outreach workshops, internships, camps, conferences, retreats and after-school programs, we connect girls with positive mentors who encourage them to build their self-esteem, confidence, cultural pride, body image, leadership skills, academic skills, efficacy and resiliency to at-risk behavior If you are interested in contributing, contact us at 219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com

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