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  • BookPeople Is Helping Latinitas This Season!

    Booklovers, holiday shoppers, and do-gooders! BookPeople is partnering with Latinitas this holiday Season of Giving. On Monday, December 17th, BookPeople will generously donate 20% of your purchase to Latinitas when you show them the flyer below. Find the perfect gifts and make a difference this holiday season with #BookPeople and Latinitas!

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  • Latinitas PUBsada (East Austin Pub Crawl + Posada) Fundraiser!

    Welcome the holidays and give back at the same time by joining Latinitas for our annual East Austin PUBsada (Pub Crawl + Posada) – Rain or Shine! A posada (or inn) is a traditional Mexican Christmas celebration that travels from house to house. These fiestas are a way to gather with friends and family and […]

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  • We’ve launched our Empowerment Circle – Join today!

    This month, Latinitas unveiled its new donor-benefit program called the Latinitas Empowerment Circle. Our goal was to raise $16,000 by the end of the year to signify the 16 years we have been empowering girls. That money will go directly to our after-school clubs, conferences, and workshops at public libraries and public housing sites, and now, at our new […]

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  • Our third Game Chica Conference will be hosted in San Francisco

    We’re very excited to announce our EA Games sponsored Game Chica Conference in partnership with Seven Tepees Youth Program in San Francisco this year! Girls will spend the day exploring the gaming industry, learning how to develop elements of a game and will engage with local technology and design professionals. Game Chica will inspire girls to explore STEM careers […]

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  • Calling All Creative Chicas!

      Latinitas Austin will be holding a t-shirt design contest for our Startup Chica conference. We are calling girls ages 9-18 to create a custom design for the event. The design must be based on our “The Future is Chica” theme, and include a black, white, and purple color scheme. Submissions can either be hand-drawn or designed […]

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  • Meet StartUp Chica 2018 Keynote Speakers Layla & Mya Parish

    On Saturday, Oct. 20, teenage entrepreneurs Layla and Mya Parish will be the keynote speakers at Latinitas’ StartUp Chica Conference. The sisters started their business, Suga Babes Beauty, where they sell natural, plant-based beauty products such as sugar scrubs and lotion, in April 2012. Since then, they have hosted workshops and spoken out on topics […]

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  • Latinitas Volunteer Coordinator to Attend Facebook Panel

    AUSTIN (TX) — Our very own volunteering coordinator, Briseida Diaz, will be attending a Facebook panel on Thursday Sept. 20 to represent Latino nonprofits. The panel will be hosted by Latin@, an organization and Facebook Resource Group that supports Latino employees and promotes inclusion in and appreciation for their cultural community. With Hispanic Heritage Month having […]

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  • Calling All Creative Chicas!

      Latinitas Austin will be holding a t-shirt design contest for our Startup Chica conference. We are calling girls ages 9-18 to create a custom design for the event. The design must be based on our “The Future is Chica” theme, and include a black, white, and purple color scheme. Submissions can either be hand-drawn or designed […]

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  • Latinitas’ Open House

    AUSTIN (TX) – Latinitas HQ has moved and we’re throwing an OPEN HOUSE! We welcome our supporters to come check out our new expanded Austin headquarters at Springdale General – home to community makers and creatives alike. Come share our excitement and explore how our sponsors and individual donors have helped us serve over 30,000 […]

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  • Latinitas’ Program Director to Host Panel with Latinas in Tech

    AUSTIN (TX) — Latinitas will be collaborating with Latinas in Tech (LiT) to host a meetup called “Mastering Mentorship” in Austin on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at Spredfast in downtown Austin. The meetup is set to discuss the importance of mentorships and how they help propel Latinas in their careers. Hosts include Gloria Perez from HomeAway, Sofie […]

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