Hairspray’s Broadway Tour Brings The Beat To The Hobby Center in Houston

Hairspray came to Houston last Tuesday, June 4 during their National Tour as part of the Memorial Hermann Broadway at the Hobby Center 2024-2025 Season, and I was pleased to attend Media Night. This all-new touring production of Hairspray is currently in its third season and reunites Broadway’s award-winning creative team, Director Jack O’Brien and…

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Latinitas Purple Party Pickleball Tournament Was A Dill-Ighful Success: A Recap

This past Saturday, June 1st, Latinitas held their annual Purple Party Fundraiser, but with a fun twist! The guests traded in their fancy dresses and tall shoes for sneakers and shorts as the first-ever Latinitas Purple Party Pickleball Tournament was held! A nearly all-day affair where guests were asked to enjoy the copious vendors, bid…

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“SPACE FOR ALL STEM FESTIVAL” Featuring Former NASA Astronaut Jose M. Hernandez

On Saturday, May 4th, a free STEM event was hosted by the city of Kent (Washington State) in partnership with the Kent Community Foundation and the Kent School District. The event titled “SPACE FOR ALL, STEM FESTIVAL” was a family-friendly event that provided interactive activities, informative brochures, and fun swag for all attendees. The event…

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Latinitas Communications Director Attends Community Exchange Engagement Workshop with Fellow

Attending the Community Exchange Engagement workshop hosted by IREX in Washington DC was an empowering experience. From the moment I stepped into the vibrant space, I could feel the energy of collaboration and learning permeating the atmosphere. The workshop brought together a diverse group of individuals passionate about community engagement from various backgrounds and regions….

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UHD Observes Earth Month & 50th Anniversary with Panel for Houston’s Sustainability

The University of Houston-Downtown observed Earth Month and their 50th Anniversary on Tuesday, April 23 at the College of Sciences and Technology with their “From Information to Action: Sustainability Across Houston” event featuring four panelists and two art exhibitions that were focused on sustainability across Houston. All registered guests were provided with lunch, refreshments, and…

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A Day At Startup Chica: Latinitas Entrepreneurial Conference

On April 13, Latinitas hosted their annual one-day-only conference, Startup Chica, at the Austin Community College Highland campus. Throughout the day attendees, students between the ages of nine and fourteen, were inspired to create their own startup. Through various workshops, the students broke into teams. They brainstormed the idea, cost, and execution of their businesses,…

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