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Code Chica Spotlight

2016 Code Chica Conference Testimonial:  “My daughter Trinity enjoyed Code Chica so much she hasn’t stopped talking about it. She’s also made a second webpage and is teaching her friends at school what she’s learned!” – Trinity’s mom, Chevaun Why Code Chica? According to the U.S. Department of Labor, by the time girls in middle school… Read more

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Role Model by Latinitas Members

In our clubs, we talked about our role models… My Role Model is My Mom I admire my mom for being the best mom in the world. She has done the best job in the world. My mom takes her time to be with us all the times. I really don’t know what to do… Read more

Chica Power Fest Testimonials

CHICA POWER FEST HIGHLIGHTS What did the girls learn at the Chica Power Fest? I learned to love myself the way I am and to be more confident. I learned that I am beautiful and that having confidence is an amazing feeling. Although there are challenges, you need to push forward and keep trying. That… Read more

College is Important

Why is College Important? Latinitas partnered with the UTEP Center for Civic Engagement to give local pre-teen and teen girls a tour of the college campus and host workshops on the importance of college, how to prepare for college and about financial aid. Below girls share why they think college is important: College is important… Read more

Code Chica Conference Recap 2014

  Why Code Chica?  According to the U.S. Department of Labor, by the time girls in middle school now go to college, there will be one million more computer science jobs than computer scientists to fill them. When we look at the number of females pursuing that career path, things look bleak, women of color pursuing… Read more

Business Chica Testimonials

INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION OF BUSINESS LEADERS In December, Latinitas hosted the Business Chica conference to connect girls with role models, help girls discover career options and to promote entrepreneurship. Girls had a chance to meet inspirational business owners, participate in financial literacy workshops and hear from college mentors majoring in business. During a hands-on… Read more

Season of Giving

During this season of giving, Latinitas club members wrote about how they spread the spirit of giving and help their community. I care about the environment! I help the community by collecting cans. I recycle it and earn lots of money. If I earn just enough money I give it to people in need. At… Read more

Hour of Code

National Computer Science Education Week takes place December 8-14 and focuses on introducing students to computer programming and promoting computer science careers. Hour of Code is an opportunity for every student to try computer science for one hour. Computer science is the art of blending human ideas and digital tools to increase our power. Computer… Read more