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  • UHD Center for Latino Studies official logo
    Welcome to Center for Latino Studies

  • Latinas Achieve 2019 Events Calendar
    Latinas Achieve

    2019 Spring Events Calendar

  • Photo of Gracie Saenz - Latinas in the Legal Profession Feb 13 at 12-1:30pm in N1099
    Latinas in the Legal Profession


  • image of fist - justice for jakelin talk by dr clelia rodriguez feb 14 10 to 11:15 in A707
    Justice for Jakelin

  • Photo of Dr. Dr. Tanya Katerí Hernández
    Multiracials & Civil Rights - A Talk by Dr. Tanya Katerí Hernández

    March 4, 2019 - 12 - 1PM in White Oak Room

​Center for Latino Studies

Mission Statement
To provide an academic space on the UHD campus that promotes and nurtures scholarship, creative work, and community engagement opportunities with a particular focus on the Latino communities in Houston, the United States, and abroad.


  1. To promote and nurture scholarship, creative work, and community engagement opportunities for UHD students, faculty, and visiting scholars and artists.
  2. To provide research opportunities for Student Scholars in the field of Latino/Hispanic/Latin American Studies.
  3. To facilitate educational events that support and are connected to the curriculum in the Latino Studies Track of the B.A. in Humanities.
  4. To build a vibrant community of visitors, faculty, students, Student Scholars, and community organizations that supports and collaborates with the Latino/Hispanic/Latin American community in Houston and beyond.

Visit Us
Center for Latino Studies
One Main Building

Latinas Achieve
2019 Events

Jan 31 - The Art of Networking

Latinix Art & Identity Exhibition
O'Kane Gallery
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Feb 13 - Latinas in the Legal Profession
Moderated by Gracie Saenz
N1099, 12:00-1:30 pm

Feb 14 - Justice for Jakelín
Dr. Clelía O. Rodríguez
A707, 10:00-11:15 am

Feb 23 - Latina Power Purse Program              Scholarship opportunity for students who attend  
A300,  8:30-3:30 pm

Mar 4 - Multiracials & Civil Rights
Dr. Tanya Katerí Hernández
White Oak Room
12:00-1:30 pm

Mar 26 - Latina Ice Cream Social
N1099, 2:30-4:00 pm

Last updated 1/30/2019 5:12 AM