PAST WORKSHOPS

BE YOUNIQUE (EL PASO, TX): Pre-teen and teen girls are invited to join us for a day of girl power to encourage girls to build confidence, foster a positive body image, learn about media literacy, discover ways to express themselves and embrace their inner and outer beauty. This workshop series features inspirational guest speakers and hands-on workshops on self-esteem, confidence, media literacy, body image, wellness and beauty.

COLLEGE 101 (EL PASO, TX): Girls are invited to discover the importance of college and get an insider’s view of college life in the Latinitas College Bound workshop. Girls will have an opportunity to meet college student mentors, attend workshops on the importance of education and participate in activities to start preparing for college.

STAY TEEN DAY – May 24: Latinitas is hosting a mother & daughter workshop focused on encouraging girls to be confident, to have healthy relationships and to keep open lines of communication with their parents. We are teaming up with the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Coalition during May a month dedicated to promoting teen pregnancy prevention. This workshop is specifically for teen girls and mothers and will include workshops on confidence, healthy relationships and teen parent testimonials. To sign up, register online at: http://laslatinitas.com/programs/registration

MOTHER & DAUGHTER WORKSHOPS (EL PASO, TX) 10935 Ben Crenshaw #207, El Paso, TX from 10:00am-1:00pm; Mother & Daughter workshops offer an opportunity for moms and daughters to bond over fun confidence-building activities and creative expression. These workshops off hands-on activities on self-esteem, body image, bullying & inner beauty and give mom and daughter teams an opportunity to relax and rejuvenate with fun activities related to nutrition, confidence, de-stress and fitness. To register, call 915.219.8554, email latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com or register online at: http://laslatinitas.com/programs/registration

AIM HIGH CONFERENCE (EL PASO, TX)
The Aim High Conference is geared toward encouraging pre-teen  and teen girls to aim high by setting high goals for themselves, achieving in academic realms and exploring professional opportunities for their future success. Pre-teen girls are invited to explore their future careers at the Aim High Conference hosted by Latinitas in partnership with the American Association of University Women. The event will take place at the Main Public Library (501 N. Oregon) on Saturday, December 7th from 10:00am to 2:00pm. The Aim High conference is created especially for pre-teen and teen girls with unique hands-on workshops, activities and inspiring guest speakers. Workshops are led by professional women who are excited about sharing their careers with participants.

TECH CHICA CONFERENCE (AUSTIN, TX)
Latinitas Magazine hosted the 1st Annual Latinitas Tech Chica Conference in Austin, Tx on October 6th.  Attendees were given the opportunity to create original content to implement a social media campaign of a topic of their choosing. Throughout the day, girls engaged in Latinitas activities, team building exercises and discussions. There was also an exciting lunch time panel with professional women in various tech industries. Girls joined us for a full day of creating media and empowering the Latina youth of Austin.  This event was open to all Latina girls between the ages of 9 and 18.

LATINITAS MEDIA CAREER & COLLEGE CONFERENCE (EL PASO, TX)
Latinitas has offered an annual media career and college conference where Hispanic girls are invited to explore career opportunities in the media industry. During the conference, girls meet media professionals, connect with college student mentors, participate in hands-on workshops, and learn about educational opportunities that will help them reach their goals.  Find out how college can be your pathway to becoming a multi-media maker. Latinitas are invited to participate in a full-day conference which will guide you on how to prepare and get accepted into college. The event will feature a campus tour, tips on the college application process, a resume writing and college essay writing class, a panel presentation by college students majoring in journalism and workshops by professional journalists. For more information, contact 915.219.8554 or latinitaselpaso@yahoo.com.

GIRL POWER FEST (EL PASO,TX)
Latinitas is hosting a day of girl empowerment for local girls 11 to 18 years old in partnership with the Women in Business Association. This event encourages girls to build confidence, discover their voice, express themselves, promote healthy lifestyles and make wise decisions. Inspiring guest speakers will help girls learn about issues girls face and discover real solutions on how to overcome these challenges. The event will feature informative and inspirational workshops, guest speakers, panelists, booth fair and multimedia presentations led by local female leaders on topics such as body image, confidence, peer pressure, media literacy, leadership, healthy relationships, cultural identity and bullying. An information fair will highlight booths featuring community groups and local youth resources. Girls will discuss the challenges facing girls today and explore positive ways to deal with stress through hands-on creative expression activities revolving around poetry, acting, photography, art and song. Girls will also enjoy dance performances, a fashion show and music entertainment. A session for parents will also take place focused on encouraging our daughters to have a positive self-esteem, be healthy and prepare for college. The conference is led by the Women in Business Association and Latinitas along with a youth advisory board.