AUSTIN E-NEWSLETTER

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vicky Garza / vicky@latinitasmagazine.org 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 laura@latinitasmagazine.org   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

Latinitas Multimedia Arts Camps

SUMMER CAMPS – This Summer, girls in Austin & El Paso, TX have an opportunity to get a taste of what their life could be like as a movie star, a news anchor, a photographer, a fashion reporter, a radio DJ, a magazine writer, a poet, a graphic designer and more in Latinitas multimedia art… Read more

Fotos de Mi Alma

FOTOS DE MI ALMA – AUSTIN, TX June 11, 2015 6:00-9pm IBC Bank Community Suite 500 W. 5th Street Austin, TX 78701 TICKETS 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 by the imagination, they make us… Read more

Latinitas MezcladaGirl Photography Show and Contest

Latinitas Joining E.A.S.T. with MezcladaGirl  Photography Show and Contest: Girls Present Self-expression and Storytelling Through Photography WHAT:   Latinitas, a nonprofit organization focused on empowering Latina youth through technology and media, is taking part in the East Austin Studio Tour for the first time with its own photo show of girls’ work: Mezclada Girl.  The show will feature photography generated in… Read more