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Latinitas Announces New El Paso Executive Director Isis Portillo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Latinitas Hires New Executive Director for El Paso Chapter Native Daughter Isis Portillo will oversee El Paso operations following founder’s departure Austin/El Paso, Texas (May 1, 2017) – Latinitas, a nonprofit organization focused on empowering young Latinas using media and technology, announced today that Isis Portillo has joined the team as the… Read more

Latinitas El Paso Summer 2016

Latinitas Accepting Applicants for Interim Executive Director of El Paso Chapter

Latinitas is currently accepting cover letters and resumes to fill the position of Interim Executive Director for the El Paso, Texas Region. Job Purpose and Description The purpose of this project is as follows: The Interim E.D. will report to the Board of Director and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Project Description: Ensure ongoing local… Read more

Fall Events

UPCOMING EVENTS: Latinas in Film (Austin, TX) & Business Chica (El Paso, TX) AUSTIN LATINAS IN FILM September 15, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Google Fiber Space – 201 Colorado Street, Austin, TX 78701 Latinitas Austin & Con Mi MADRE Present:  The make-believe world of movies generally does not reflect what America looks… Read more

Program Bulletin El Paso August 2016

MEDIA & TECH SUMMER CLASSES For Girls Ages 9-14 Monday-Friday from 9AM-12PM August 1-5 at 801 S Florence August 8-12 at 4625 Delta This summer, girls can find their creative expression outlet by producing original media arts projects in the Latinitas media and tech workshops. Local girls ages 9-14 are invited to discover how they can change… Read more

Summer Multimedia Art Classes

SUMMER MULTIMEDIA ARTS CLASSES July 11-28 7000 Edgemere         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… Read more

Program Bulletin March 2016

WOMEN’s HISTORY MONTH WORKSHOP 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… Read more

LOCAL GROUP HOSTS LADIES NIGHT OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

Tiara Tuesday at Basico Bistro (6006 N. Mesa) Benefits Latinitas’ Girl Empowerment Programs What: Latinitas will host its Tiara Tuesday fundraiser at the Basico Bistro on March 15. All women from El Paso are invited to join us for a ladies night out for a good cause. Admission is $12 and includes a martini and a manicure by… Read more

Staff Spotlight: Jasmine Villa, Editor Behind the Scenes

Meet our amazing Editor who helps amplify the voices of young Latinas by serving as a role model, mentor and writing coach for our Latinitas.  Q: How long have you been working with Latinitas and what motivated you to apply at this particular organization? A: I’ve been working with Latinitas for 4 years. My academic interests… Read more

College Chica El Paso

COLLEGE CHICA PREPARES GIRLS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION   WHAT:  College Chica is a full-day conference centered around college attainment. The event will feature college prep workshops, a college student panel and keynote speakers presenting on the value of academic pursuit. WHO: Girls ages 10-18 are invited to attend Latinitas’ College Chica conference. The event is… Read more