Details: Sept 15 – Oct 15
Description: Kick-off LDF Sept 15th with our #CocinaLatinx weekly cooking demos, our #FiestaFriday LDF playlist reveal, take part in our #dancechallenge, and in our #artproject challenege. Follow the RHC and Sociocultural Programming on social media to celebrate UWM’s Latinx Diversity Festival!
Juntas | “A Circle of Support”
Details: Sept 25 @ 12-3pm
Description: Juntas is a brave space for Latinx womxn-identified students to share unique cultural experiences with other members of the UWM community. This year’s theme is “Activism and Self-Care,” celebrating the 50th anniversary of the RHC and the womxn behind it. Juntas reflects on self-care as a radical and transformative practice while connecting to participants on a deeper level to illuminate the beauty, diversities, and complexities of identifying as a Latinx womxn.
The event will be held virtually on Collaborate Ultra with 3 discussion sessions, each one will start at the top of the hour: Activism, Self-Care, and Community Healing and Support. Feel free to attend any or all sessions!
Details: Oct 7, 5:30-7pm
Description: In recognition of Latinx activism and heritage, the RHC & SCP welcome Eloisa Gómez and Andrea-Teresa (Tess) Arenas to speak on their book.
Somos Latinas shares 25 powerful narratives of Latina activists who have transformed Wisconsin communities. Authors Eloisa Gómez and Tess Arenas will share their stories with a fruitful discussion on what it means to be an agent of change. Q&A to follow.
Café con poesía
Details: Oct 8 @ 2-2:30pm
Description:Like poetry and coffee? Grab a cafecito with Prof. Nancy Bird-Soto (Spanish and Portuguese) via Zoom to talk about the Latinx experience(s) through a sample of poems by Tato Laviera and Gloria Anzaldúa (Laviera on 9/22, and Anzaldúa on 10/8). Participants will receive the links to the samples by both authors. Max: 10 students per session, register early!
Latinx Heritage Month Award
Details: Oct 9
Description: Join the RHC and the UWM community in virtually honoring and celebrating local Latinx leaders – their professional trajectory, accomplishments, and contributions to our Latinx community. Awardee to be announced soon!
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