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.
EL PASO WORKSHOPS
MOTHER & DAUGHTER WORKSHOPS (EL PASO, TX)
HEALTHY CHICA SPA & WELLNESS
November 2, 9, 16 & 23 from 11:30-1:00pm
10935 Ben Crenshaw #207, El Paso, TX
Girls and moms are invited to join us for health & wellness workshops. Mother & Daughter workshops offer an opportunity for moms and daughters to bond over fun confidence-building activities and creative expression.Relax and rejuvenate with fun activities like yoga and zumba, and discussions on nutrition, teen development, destress and fitness. (Scholarships available) Each course series is $25 and covers 4 consecutive classes for a mother/daughter team or $10 per session per team. A limited number of scholarships are available. To register, call 915.219.8554, email firstname.lastname@example.org 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. To register, call 915.219.8554, email email@example.com or register online at: http://laslatinitas.com/programs/registration
PARENT-DAUGHTER WORKSHOPS (AUSTIN, TX & surrounding areas)
Latinitas Austin is offering a series of Saturday workshops for girls ages 9-15 and a family member. Parents/guardians (grandparents or other caretakers too!) and their daughters are invited to learn about new technologies and media careers! Latinitas Workshops are conducted in Spanish and English by a Latinitas workshop facilitator and incorporate cultura y arte to encourage media literacy for girls and their family members. A bonus workshop also open to boys, a great opportunity for them to learn about media through the Latina lens as well! Latinitas envisions this project as a way of creating communities that support young girls in their development as media makers!
Information for all upcoming workshops:
Cost: $10 per pair
Location: Mexican American Cultural Center, Raul Salinas Room, 600 River St., Austin, 78701
Sign-up: Call the Latinitas office at 512-861-0592 or Online at www.latinitas.ticketbud.com
Documenting Our Stories- Bring in your old family photos! Get skilled on the basics of sound and video to create your own family history documentary. Everyone will go home with their own DVD, a great recuerdo para su familia. Scanner and other equipment provided! When: Saturday, November 16, 12:00pm-2:00pm
Calling ALL Gamers- Bonus workshop also open to boys! Fun for the whole family! If you love gaming, you will want to take this workshop! Participants will learn how to make their own video game from scratch with an emphasis on Latina/o representation. When: Saturday, December 7, 12:00pm-2:00pm
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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 Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest to offer troop media, art, cultural and technology workshops that help girls ages 11-17 in completing requirements for Journeys and Badges.
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.