Love Knows No Labels: Diving into Diverse YA Rom Coms at the Texas Book Festival

This past weekend the streets surrounding the Texas Capitol were filled to the brim with enthusiastic readers, well-known authors, and long-established news outlets, all determined to celebrate their love and appreciation for the art of literature as the 28th annual Texas Book Festival was underway. Originally founded in 1995 by Former First Lady and Librarian…

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Texas Book Festival: Stories of the Latine Diaspora with Patricia Engel & Ana Castillo

This past weekend the streets surrounding the Texas Capitol were filled to the brim with enthusiastic readers, well-known authors, and long-established news outlets, all determined to celebrate their love and appreciation for the art of literature as the 28th annual Texas Book Festival was underway. Originally founded in 1995 by Former First Lady and Librarian…

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Navigating ‘Tales of Teen Discovery’ at the Texas Book Festival

This past weekend the streets surrounding the Texas Capitol were filled to the brim with enthusiastic readers, well-known authors, and long-established news outlets, all determined to celebrate their love and appreciation for the art of literature as the 28th annual Texas Book Festival was underway. Originally founded in 1995 by Former First Lady and Librarian…

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Don’t Miss Out On The Girls Empowerment Network’s Upcoming Radiant G Conference

Saturday, November 4th Girls Empowerment Network will host their incredible Radiant G Conference at Kealing Middle School in Austin TX. Girls between 3rd and 8th grade are invited to explore their imagination, enjoy the upbeat dance party, and empower themselves through savvy breakout sessions where they’ll learn the key to success from industry experts like…

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Get Published: Join Our FREE Magazine Writing Workshop This November

Latinitas is launching a new and exciting Magazine Program, a virtual online workshop where high school-aged students will get to pitch, create, and publish an article for Latinitas Magazine. Students will learn how to edit articles, navigate sites like Google Docs and WordPress, and gain real-world experience in writing for an actual publication all while…

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Latinitas is Heading To Houston: Partners With University of Houston Downtown

(L – R) Center for Latino Studies Assistant Director Dr. Anthony Ramirez, Latinitas Communications Director Salwa Yordi, Digital Content Coordinator Frankie Alaniz, Magazine and Media Editor Camila Dejesus, Center’s interim Director Dr. Albert Dejesus.  This Tuesday Latinitas staff took a trip down to Houston to solidify their newfound partnership with The University of Houston Downtown….

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Como La Flor: An Evening of Trans Latina Cinema That Rose To The Occasion

This past weekend I had the absolute delight of attending “Como La Flor: Blossoming Identities Through Trans Latina Cinema”, a small film festival featuring local Trans Latina directors curated by art collective The Gallery ATX. The event took place Saturday night, at the Moontower Cider Company, and as soon as I walked through those doors…

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Texas Tribune Festival Panels: From Civil Activists to City Leaders

Over the weekend, Texas Tribune held their thirteenth annual political Festival in Downtown Austin. It was a three-day event filled with intellectuals, insights, and lots of intrigue as Texas’ greatest minds gathered to discuss the current state of the country. With over 115 events happening throughout the weekend, it’s no surprise Texas Tribune Fest is…

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