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The Key Role of Professors and Mentors in Minority-Majority Schools: First Generation Empowerment Workshops

On October 19th, 2021, during Hispanic Heritage Month, the Latin American & Latina/o Studies Program (LALS) is continuing to present programming relevant to the Latinx experience. Professor Norma Fuentes-Mayorga has prepared a special talk for our Department, the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. Professor Mayorga will be speaking about the key role of Professors and Mentors in Minority-Majority Schools as part of the First Generation Empowerment Workshop. This talk will take place at 12:30pm-1:45pm and the link to register is here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd0iytapFKd5V8wmzj5bWQRxr5_kVVY3fJqPbkZW0e6AuE5Mw/viewform

In addition, Dr. Fuentes Mayorga has led a special workshop: “Pigmentocracy: Hispanics, Colorism & the LatinX Generation” which was prepared for Adelante: Hispanic and Latino Professionals & the LatinX Decoded Network, on
September 24, 2021 (12-2pm).

Dr. Fuentes-Mayorga will also be presenting “The US Hispanic Population & The Challenges of Ambiguous Racial Identities” on October 12th, 2021 (2-3pm), prepared for Diageo and Diageo Cares. She is Assistant Professor in Sociology in Latin American and Latina/o Studies.


LALS 31998- A talk with poet, essayist, and educator, Cheryl Clarke

This coming March 11, 2021, 5:00-6:16 pm, we will welcome a special guest speaker for our Latinas in Latinx Studies class, LALS 31998. Dr. Clarke will be talking with our class as part of our curriculum, and we would like to invite all interested students to attend. Please contact Prof. Romo-Carmona to register for the event. Email: mromocarmona@ccny.cuny.edu

The American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting

The AAA is holding their Annual Meeting online this November, live, and available for interactive participation. The conference is titled “Raising Our Voices,” and will be ongoing from November 5 to Saturday, November 13. Dr. Iris Lopez, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Latin American and Latinx Studies Program, at CCNY, will be giving her presentation on Wednesday, November 11. Below is a photo of the program for that day. The panel will focus on the movement for reproductive justice.