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Center for Latino Studies - Upcoming Events

All events free and open to the public with refreshments provided, unless otherwise noted.
Fall 2​021​

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Gabby Hernandez ​​​Lunch with Latinas​
October 6, 2021
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Travis Room (Welcome Center)

​Serving over 700 HISD families, with over 50 employees, and an annual budg-et of 1.2M, HIPPY​ ​trains and deploys in-home / virtual instructors to teach parents of primary school students literacy in the areas of math, reading, and writing, both in English and Spanish.

Come meet Gabby Hernández, HIPPY’s Houston Manager, and the NCJW Han-nah G. Solomon and Avima Lombard National Administrator of the Year awardee. Ms. Hernández, a UHD Alumni, will share her experience as a Latina leader, her vision, and her journey back to school after raising a family. Learn about HIPPY, and see what it takes to join the team!

Lunch provided. Please directed any dietary restrictions to Dr. Dejesú​s-Rivera​.​
View the event flyer​ (pdf)​​

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FALL 2021 

All ideas touching in the Hispanic-Verse are welcome!

  • ​Is there a story in you or
  • Maybe an old "aparedico" talk?
  • A harrowing account ​of who you are?
  • A fiction tale?
  • An essay exploring identity or a literary Hispanic work?
  • An art piece inspired by your heritage​?​  

Submit your creative writing, academic paper or art to Dr. DeJesus,
By October 25, 2021.  Award ceremony will be held in N930 on November 2nd at 6 p.m.


intricately painted acoustic guitar with rainbow colored background and a city building silhouette LatinFest
October 20, 2021
​​ 4:00  - 7:00 p.m.
UHD - ACAD300 ​

Performances by: Tango Argentino, Aire Flamenco, Danza Azteca, Callet Folkló​rico,
UHD's Los Caimenes
Food, music and free photos. 
View the flyer​ (pdf)

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Last updated 10/11/2021 4:51 AM