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Get and Give with Latinitas’ Holiday Photography Fundraiser!

Give the gift of great photography from around the world this holiday season by participating in the Latinitas  Photography Auction Holiday Fundraiser! The auction features images by some incredible photographers such as University of Texas Professor Donna De Cesare, Floria Gonzalez, Mexico-based Remezcla reporter and producer Itzel Alejandra Martinez, Laura Bustillos Jaquez, and many more! The auction runs from Wednesday, Dec…. Read more

Latinitas Startup Chica

13-Year-Old Shark Tank Winner to Keynote Startup Chica

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                  Latinitas’ Startup Chica Conference Aims to Teach Girls How to Turn Their Bright Ideas Into Businesses The 3rd annual entrepreneurial conference will feature Shark Tank kid CEO Mikaila… Read more

Latinitas is Celebrating 15 Years With a Quinceañera Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Latinitas to Celebrate 15 Years of Tech and Media Education and Girl Empowerment at Quinceañera Gala AUSTIN, TEXAS (May 22, 2017) – This year, Austin-based Latinitas – the only bilingual and bicultural magazine and digital media and technology nonprofit organization of its kind – will be celebrating its 15th anniversary as many Hispanic… Read more

El Paso Executive Director Isis Portillo

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 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


Women’s History Month Writing Contest

We’re celebrating Women’s History Month by hosting a writing contest. Each entry increases your chances of winning a prize.  Participate in a daily writing activity, submit one entry, or more! Your entry will be featured in Latinitas Magazine and will be entered to win a prize. Dates: March 6th  – 10th Guidelines: 1. Submissions can… 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 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

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