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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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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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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Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner Reacts to Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson’s Partisan Shift Announcement During Texas Tribune Festival

Just one minute after participating in a One-on-One panel discussion at the Texas Tribune Festival, in which Dallas Mayor, Eric Johnson, spoke on all matters partisan, his excitement toward reelection, and the current state of Texas’s climate, the Wall Street Journal pushed publish on an unexpected piece he’d written. In the article titled “America’s Cities…

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Celebrating Trans Latina Cinema at ‘Como La Flor’ Film Festival in Austin

This upcoming weekend The Gallery ATX, a woman-led art collective based in Austin, is holding their film festival Como La Flor: Blossoming Identities Through Trans Latina Cinema and you won’t want to miss it. This one-day-only event will be held Saturday evening, September 23 at the Moontower Cider Company. Tickets are on sale right now…

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Unleash Your Potential at Camp Latinitas: Empowering Summer Day Camps for Girls

Looking for summer activities to get involved with? Camp Latinitas is offering exciting and rewarding Day Camps starting June 26th through July 28th. This is an amazing opportunity for young girls and nonbinary students aged 9-14 to engage and network with others while taking part in educational activities stemming from media, health, fashion, business, and…

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Latinitas Upcoming Eco Chica Conference Combines Sustainability and Empowerment

Get ready! On Saturday, April 29th, Latinitas will be hosting a very special and exciting Eco Chica startup conference. As explained on the Eco Chica website, this event will create a space where participants can, “spend the day learning the business skills needed to launch their own sustainable startup or product that identifies and solves…

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