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Dia de los Muertos 2021 programming in person and online.

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) 

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Latino and Latina Roundtable’s Upcoming Events (October 18th-October 24th)

Hi LRT Familia,
Hope your week is off to a good start. Here are the upcoming events for the Latino and Latina Roundtable. Join us every Tuesday at noon on Facebook for En Confianza, a conversation and space to spotlight issues and community resources.
Today we will talk about ethnic studies in our schools and how you can get involved.

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Invitation to LRT College for All Panel on Educational Change by People’s Pitzer – Wed., Oct. 13 at 6:15 PM

 You are invited to a panel presentation, sponsored by the People’s Pitzer on Civic Engagement by members of the Latino and Latina Roundtable College for All titled “Connecting the Local to Statewide Coalition-Building for Educational Change,” on Wednesday,  October 13 from 6:15-7:30.  Below is a flyer on the event with a link to the presentation and where you can register (so please register and make sure to have others register that you invite). 

 

Please register at this zoom registration and you will immediately get a link for the panel forum presentation on Wednesday. The link is:  https://pitzer.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkfumrrTsiHtUh88HfIDpt9v-Qlo56Fenk 

Reminder and Agenda for LRT Membership Meeting on Saturday, Oct. 9 at 1 PM

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)

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Latino and Latina Roundtable Membership Meeting Agenda

October 9, 2021

  1. Welcome and Introductions –  1 – 1:15
  2. Minutes of last meeting (summary) 1:15 – 1:20
  3. Treasurer’s Report 1:20-1:25 
  4. Director’s Report  1:25 – 1:35
  5. 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.

  1. 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

  1. 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
Jose Zapata Calderon
President of the Latino and Latina Roundtable
Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Chicano/a and Latino/a Studies
1050 North Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711-6101
(909) 952-1640
 Jose_Calderon@pitzer.edu
Website:  www.josezcalderon.com

Your invitation to hear renowned photographer – Antonio Turok

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).

Sincerely,

Daniel Loera, Ed.D.
Pronouns: he/him/his/el
Director of Multicultural AffairsCenter for Multicultural Services
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

Requesting your Participation in Latino/a Roundtable Board Nominations this Saturday October 9th @ 1:00 pm

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.

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Join us for a conversation with Lead Farmers from our local urban farms today at 4:00 pm (zoom id provided)

Good Morning LRT Family,
Please join us this afternoon for conversation on urban farming, community, and public spaces in Pomona. This is a zoom meeting, the Zoom ID is in the Flyer and listed below. Feel free to extend the invitation to other community members.

Latino/a Roundtable Facebook Live at Noon on Alzheimer’s

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.

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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.

Please email or contact us if you have any questions (909) 480-6267

LRT Team

Reminder of membership and dues for Latino and Latina Roundtable

To:  LRT Members, unpaid dues members, and prospective members:
 
Attached is the application for becoming a member of the Latino and Latina Roundtable.  We are reaching out to you in case you have not paid your dues for this year.  This is important because our at-large board elections are coming up and in order to nominate or to nominate yourself, you have to have been a members of the LRT for at least 30 days before October 9th and to be able to vote in the election set for November 20th you have to have been a member of the LRT 30 days prior to the election (below is the process for the election).  Attached is the application that you need to fill out with the dues.  We also want to share our Spring-Summer Newsletter which includes some of our work in the last year.
As per our by-laws, the Latino and Latina Roundtable will be electing seven at-large members at its membership meeting on November 20th to serve on the board for the next two years.
Nominations will take place at the next General Membership Meeting scheduled for Saturday, October 9th at 1 PM.  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 9membership 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.
If you have any questions, please contact: Temis Laguna or Lina Mira at lmira@latinolatinaroundtable.org or (909) 480-6267forany questions about membership status and dues.
Important dates:
October 9 –  Nominations for seven at-large positions on the LRT board.  To be nominated or to nominate someone, you have to have been a member of the LRT in good standing for at least 30 days before the October 9 membership meeting. 
October 20 – deadline to fill out an application and pay dues in order to vote in November 20 election. 
November 20 – Be present at meeting as a member to vote.  Be present as a nominee to be included in vote by membership.   
Jose Zapata Calderon

President of the Latino and Latina Roundtable of the San Gabriel and Pomona Valley

LRT Spring-Summer 2021 Newsletter OK

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