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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

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 vicky@latinitasmagazine.org   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

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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 / vicky@latinitasmagazine.org 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 / 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

Latinitas Selected 1 in 28 for 2016 Google RISE Awards

The Austin-based nonprofit is one of 28 organizations in 16 countries receiving a 2016 Google RISE Award Austin, Texas (June 7, 2016) – Latinitas, an Austin-based nonprofit organization focused on equipping Latina girls and teens with multimedia production skills and technology training, announced today that it has received a 2016 Google RISE Award for its efforts… Read more