Latinitas offers community workshops and presentations focused on helping girls build confidence through creative multimedia expression. Outreach Workshops are collaborative programs held in partnership with local youth groups to offer girls an opportunity to participate in fun and engaging media lessons designed to develop skills and spark interest.
CREATIVE CHICAS SATURDAY CLASSES (EL PASO, TX)
Photography Series: June 8, June 15, June 22, June 29
Video Series: July 6, July 13, July 20, July 27
Art Series: August 3, August 10, August 17, August 24
Classes Held from 10:00-11:30am at 10935 Ben Crenshaw #207
In these digital arts workshops, girls gain skills related to photography, film and multimedia arts as they boost their self-esteem and express themselves creatively. Girls in grades 4-8 will come home with a project as unique as she is – and the confidence to effectively apply her new skills. Using images, words, video, photos and art girls will learn important communication skills, tell their story and gain self-confidence. Each course series is $15 and covers 4 consecutive classes. To register, call 915.219.8554, email firstname.lastname@example.org or register online at: http://laslatinitas.com/programs/registration
PARENT-DAUGHTER WORKSHOPS (AUSTIN, TX & surrounding areas)
Latinitas is offering a new series of Saturday workshops for girls ages 9-15 that would bring parents/guardians (grandparents or other caretakers too!) and their daughters together to learn about new technologies and media careers. The Parent-Daughter Workshops foster a space where both older and younger generations can explore media in a way that promotes bonding, literacy, and involvement within the family. Latinitas envisions this project as a way of creating communities that support young girls in their development as media makers.
The Parent-Daughter Workshops will be conducted in Spanish and English by Latinitas workshop facilitator, Andrea Zarate, where she will incorporate cultura y arte to encourage media literacy for girls and their elder family members.
UPCOMING PARENT-DAUGHTER WORKSHOPS:
Where: Round Rock Area Serving
Cost: $8 for one daughter and one parent/guardian.
Ways to Register: Online at meme.brownpapertickets.com, or call Latinitas office at 512-861-0592, or email workshop facilitator, Andrea Zarate, at email@example.com
WORKSHOPS COMING TO A CITY NEAR YOU:
Latinitas offers a speakers bureau to provide culturally relevant, girl-empowerment and media-related workshops for Hispanic girls in Central and West Texas. Latinitas has offered classes, panels, presentations and events for groups such as the Girl Scouts, YWCA, Big Brother/ Big Sister, Child Protective Services, Mother Daughter Program, GENaustin, Expanding Your Horizons, schools, church groups, shelters and many other youth groups. Latinitas teaches girls skills related to journalism, poetry, film-making, audio production, web design, internet navigation, graphic art and photography. Workshops are tailored to the interests of each group and revolve around Latina empowerment themes such as confidence building, media awareness, body image, stereotypes, diversity, cultural pride, healthy relationships, violence prevention, bullying, goal setting, leadership, service learning, college preparation and several other girl-friendly topics. Latinitas receives numerous requests for training and community education services from within Texas and abroad. Latinitas offers out-of town full day and half day workshops at an hourly rate plus travel, lodging and per diem.
GIRL SCOUT BADGES
Latinitas works with the Girl Scout Central Texas Council and the Rio Grande Council to offer troop media and technology workshops that help girls ages 11-17 in completing requirements for Badges and Interest Projects.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
We are always looking to build partnerships with community groups to share our curriculum with Hispanic girls to give them an opportunity to explore media. Contact Alicia at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about workshops in El Paso, TX. Contact Laura at email@example.com for more information about programs in Austin, TX.
AIM HIGH CONFERENCE (EL PASO, TX)
Saturday, November 17th
Main Public Library, 501 N. Oregon, El Paso, TX
For girls ages 11-17
The Aim High Conference is geared toward encouraging pre-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, November 17th 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.
BE YOUNIQUE WORKSHOP (EL PASO, TX)
Saturday, November 3rd, 1359 Lomaland, El Paso, TX
For girls ages 11-17
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. The event features inspirational guest speakers and hands-on workshops on self-esteem, confidence, media literacy, body image, wellness, fashion, fitness and beauty. To combat photoshopping trends in teen magazines and promote a healthy body image among girls, Latinitas is hosting this workshop with sessions aimed at promoting girl power, fostering confidence, encouraging media literacy, promoting self-expression and celebrating inner and outer beauty.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get a reduced price for coming as a pair!! Single tickets are $8 and tickets for two girls are $10! Open to all girls Space is limited, so sign up today! 3 Ways to Sign Up: 1). Order tickets online; 2). Call us 512-861-0592; 3). Email: email@example.com If you would like to request a workshop for your group, email Andrea Zarate at firstname.lastname@example.org. To keep up with the Austin & Central Texas news follow Latinitas Austin on Facebook! www.facebook.com/LatinitasAustin
College Dreams (AUSTIN, TX)
Girls and parents get an introduction to the media facilities at the University of Texas and create a video sharing their own college dreams.
When: January 19th, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Where: University of Texas, Belo Media Center, 300 W. Dean Keeton St, Austin, TX 78712
Register: Call Latinitas office at 512-861-0592, or email workshop facilitator, Andrea Zarate, at email@example.com