Join us starting this Saturday October 23rd from 9-11 am. We are hosting a workshop about ofrendas. Come paint with us and share how you will remember your loved ones this year. We will have pan de muerto made by a local baker. Also, on October 27th at 6:00 pm, we are having a zoom workshop on creating a frame for your ofrenda. (see the blue Dia de Muertos flyer below)
Attached is the agenda for the Latino and Latina Roundtable meeting on Saturday, October 9 at 1 pm. This is an important meeting because we will have nominations for the seven at-large members on the board. Attached is the agenda for the meeting and the minutes from the last membership meeting will follow. We urge your connecting in to the meeting and to invite other members to join us. Below is the zoom link for the meeting.
Topic: LRT Membership Meeting
Time: Oct 9, 2021 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 821 4475 6142
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Meeting ID: 821 4475 6142
Latino and Latina Roundtable Membership Meeting Agenda
October 9, 2021
- Welcome and Introductions – 1 – 1:15
- Minutes of last meeting (summary) 1:15 – 1:20
- Treasurer’s Report 1:20-1:25
- Director’s Report 1:25 – 1:35
- Election Nominations – to fill seven board of director positions. Nominations today and election on November 20. (1:35 – 2:20
If you are interested in running for one of the seven at-large positions or you want to nominate someone, you must participate in the membership meeting on Saturday, October 9th. In order to be nominated or to nominate someone, you have to have been a member of the LRT for at least 30 days before the October 9 membership meeting. Also, for the October 9 meeting, please be prepared to present a one-minute statement as to why you are nominating the person or nominating yourself (that can include some background and qualifications of the nominee). To be able to vote in the election set for November 20, you have to be a paid member in good standing (filled out application and paid dues) 30 days prior to the election. Hence, you have until October 20th to fill out an application and pay your dues if you have not done so already. It is important that those who are elected to the LRT board have the time and best interests of the organization, work to promote the organization, and actively participate on one of the committees.
- Short Celebratory reports on Areas of Work –(focus on our accomplishments – and particularly what we have been able to do – regardless of organizing virtually) 2:20 – 2:50
College for all – (Estela – Jose-Julissa – Melanie) – 5 minutes
Immigration – (Angela-Madeline- Maria Galvan) – 5 minutes
New Economy and EMPOWER (John, Fridah, Lina) 5 minutes
Ethnic Studies – (Fabian, Mike) – 5 minutes
Organizational Well-Being – (Lina, Rose, Alicia) – 5 minutes
- Announcements: Next LRT Membership meeting 11/20; Encuentro 10/15 at 3 PM; LRT College for All meeting 10/11 at 7 PM; Pitzer College for All Panel 10/13 at 6:15; 10/28 Coll. For All Forum (LRT and PUSD) on How to Apply for College – 9 AM Zoom through PUSD
You are invited to special in-person presentation by photographer Antonio Turok. He captured the struggle of the Indigenous communities in Southern Mexico and Central America during times of armed conflict and everyday life.
Presentation will take place in the Sacred Space during Indigenous People’s Day on Monday, October 11, 2021 at noon. This will be followed by lunch (taco truck) in the adjacent area (lunch vouchers will be distributed at presentation).
Julissa Espinoza, MP Director, Community Engagement Office of Civic and Community Engagement Pronouns: she/her/hers
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead
As a member of the Latino and Latina Roundtable, it is important for you to participate and help make decisions that affect our organization. This next Saturday, October 9 at 1 PM, we are requesting that you join us in a virtual meeting to help nominate members for the seven at-large positions that are open. These are two-year appointments. Attached is the agenda for the Latino and Latina Roundtable meeting on Saturday, October 9 at 1 pm. Below is the zoom link for the meeting.
Good Morning Members and Friends,
Please join us for another episode of En Confianza con LRT, a weekly conversation. Login into Facebook and watch on the Latino and Latina Roundtable page :
En confianza con LRT:
Hello Family! Join our FB live, as every Tuesday at 12:00 PM, this week we will talk about Alzheimer’s disease and how it is affecting our Latinx comunidad, our guest will be Linda Loera, Program and Education Manager from California Southland Chapter from the Alzheimer’s Association.
Hola Familia: únase a nuestra conversación en FB live cada martes a las 12:00 PM. Esta semana hablaremos del Alzheimer y cómo esta enfermedad afecta a nuestra comunidad Latinx, nuestra invitada es Linda Loera, Gerente de Programación y Educación de la Asociación de Alzheimer ‘s.
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