Latinitas Aims to #AmpCamp, Invites Donors to Breakfast Fundraiser

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vicky Garza / 512-796-2777   Latinitas’ #AmpCamp Campaign Aims to Raise $10,000 During Amplify Austin Day 2017 Funds raised will be used to provide financial assistance at Latinitas’ summer camps AUSTIN, TEXAS (March 1, 2017) – Latinitas, an Austin-based nonprofit organization, is looking to #AmpCamp by meeting its goal of… Read more

Latinitas Announces Design Chica Poster Contest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CALL FOR ENTRIES Latinitas is Requesting Submissions for the Design Chica Poster Redesign Competition AUSTIN, TX — February 7, 2017 — So you think you can design? Austin-based nonprofit Latinitas is looking for talented graphic designers to redesign the poster for its upcoming Design Chica Conference. Through this competition, the nonprofit is… Read more

Latinitas Selected as a Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund Grantee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vicky Garza / Latinitas Selected as One of 19 Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund Grantees The Austin-based nonprofit’s Gigabit Girls project will bring virtual reality to girls in Austin Public Housing Austin, Texas (January 24, 2017) – Latinitas, an Austin-based nonprofit organization focused on equipping Latina youth with multimedia production skills and… Read more

Latinitas Launches “1,000 Reasons to Help Latina Youth” #GivingTuesday Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vicky Garza / Latinitas Launches “1,000 Reasons to Help Latina Youth” Campaign for #GivingTuesday Global Day of Giving Takes Place on November 29th AUSTIN, TX — November 21, 2016 — Austin-based nonprofit Latinitas aims to raise $1,000 in monthly giving by #GivingTuesday through its “1,000 Reasons to Help Latina Youth” campaign…. Read more

Latinitas and Con Mi MADRE Present Austin Latinas in Film Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Donnelly / 512-414-0472   Latinitas and Con Mi MADRE Present Austin Latinas in Film Event September 15th Panel Features Troublemaker Studios Co-Founder and Vice President Elizabeth Avellán AUSTIN, TX — August 31, 2016 — Latinos are the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States and their love for… Read more

Healthy Chica Conference Gives Girls Tools To Create a Movement

Latinitas Uses Media, Tech and Musician/Health Enthusiast Suzette Quintanilla to Debunk Confusing Health Messages  AUSTIN, TX- Media has such power and influence, directing mixed messages at teen girls about diet, esteem, body image, sexuality, happiness, achievement and much more.  Latinitas’ Healthy Chica Conference, Oct 24, 9am-4pm at ACC Eastview for any girl ages 9-18 puts the message-making in… Read more

Latinitas and Google Fiber Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Las Voces: Austin Latinas in Journalism

Local and National Journalist Panel Discuss Diverse Voices in Media Women represent just 35 percent of newspaper supervisors according to the 2014 American Society of News Editors newsroom census.  Same goes for TV and radio, where women make up just 28 percent of news directors in the top 25 U.S. markets and 26 percent of… Read more

Blackbaud Inc. Partners with Latinitas to Get more Girls of Color Coding

AUSTIN, TX (DATE) – Engineer Lina Nilsson shared her woes about the low numbers of females working in engineering in a recent New York Times Opinion piece[NM1] .  She cites legitimate issues of workplace discrimination and a lack of female role models, but also points out what attracts women towards STEM careers is different than their… Read more

Latinitas Honors Renowned Photographer Diego Huerta

AUSTIN, TX – May 28, 2015 – Celebrating it’s 8th annual Fotos de mi Alma photography auction, Latinitas will mark the occasion by featuring a number of pieces representative of the cultural work of Austin‐based photographer Diego Huerta. The event will highlight Mr. Huerta’s remarkable work, and will be complemented by a collection of photos… Read more

Fotos de mi Alma Photography Auction

Fotos de mi Alma Photography Auction No. 8 WHEN: June 11 from 6pm-9pm WHERE: IBC Bank Community Suite IBC Bank Plaza, 500 West 5th Street, Austin, TX 78701 WHY: Photographs are a glimpse of what may lie deep in the soul of a landscape, a seemingly everyday situation or a person. Good ones grab us… Read more