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Announcements for Week of December 13th- December 18th, 2021

Hello LRT Members,

Hope you are all doing well. Here are some announcements for this week, please scroll down, lots of great information up until the end:

  1. We are gearing up for our Annual Cesar Chavez Breakfast, which takes place every March on his birthday. This will be the 18th Cesar Chavez Breakfast and we are asking you to please save the date for the morning of Friday March 25th 2022. For the past two years, we have done it virtually. This year, we hope we can do it in person. More details to follow.

At this time, we are asking our members to please nominate community leaders for this year’s honorees. Who do you think we should honor at this year’s breakfast?

Nominate a community leader who embodies and lives out the core values of Cesar Chavez by January 7th 2022-


Service to Others, Sacrifice, Preference to help the most in need and forgotten no matter how difficult the challenge,  Determination, Nonviolence, Acceptance of All People, Respect for Life and Environment, Celebrating Community, Knowledge, and Innovation 


Please include the name of the person and your reasons. You can write your nomination in the body of an email or include an attachment. Your nomination does not have to be long and the deadline is January 7th. The LRT board reviews your nominations and selects the honorees. The honorees will be announced in late January 2022 and highlighted at the breakfast.

Social Justice Scholarships – Please share with your networks. Every year we recognize local students who are doing their part. The application is open to all high school seniors and college/university students who are from the San Gabriel and Pomona Valley. The application is attached and you will be able to access it on our website soon- For more information, please call (909) 480-6267.

Events this week:

12/13/2021 – Clean Mobility Workshop and Yoga event at Tony Cerda Park. Join Clean Mobility Fellows, Liberated SOON and Jasmine Rocha for an afternoon of yoga in the park. Everyone is welcome and our instructor is able to provide modifications for various levels of mobility and flexibility. This is a bilingual space as well.  If it rains, we will host this workshop on zoom and share the link with you all. Stay tuned. 

12/14/2021 -Join us for our last En Confianza (via Facebook Live) for 2021. We will chat with our very own Angela Sanbrano. Angela is our Board Vice President and a powerhouse immigrant rights activist. Stop by Facebook at noon on Tuesday December 14th. En Confianza is a weekly space where we highlight resources and community leaders. En Confianza conversations are in Spanish and we hope to continue in 2022. Please share your feedback about En Confianza.  



Yoga and Clean Mobility today at 3:30 pm

Hi LRT Friends and Members,

Join us today at 3:30 pm at Lincoln Park for yoga in the park. We will be talking about our clean mobility work as well as sharing resources on wellness. Everyone is welcome.
For more information, please call (909) 480-6267. The address is:
Lincoln Park
400 Lincoln Avenue
Pomona, CA 91767

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Latino and Latina Roundtable- Events for November 16th-November 20th

Hi LRT Members,

These are the events happening this week.
11/16: En Confianza with LRT@ 12:00 pm Facebook Live (Spanish). As part of our efforts to bring resources and support to our community, we will share about what to expect when you start therapy.
11/18: Move and Breathe Clean meet up @3:30 pm at Lincoln Park in Pomona. Join us for yoga and a conversation about clean mobility. Everyone is welcome.
11/20 : LRT Board Members elections @ 1:00 pm via zoom. The 10 nominees will share why they are interested in serving on the Latino/a Roundtable board. Members need to have paid their membership dues 30 days before the election and be present to vote for the 7 at large board positions.
Here are the flyers for the events-

Latino and Latina Roundtable Upcoming events- October 25th-October 31st

Please save the date for our Dia de los Muertos event in collaboration with Lopez Urban Farm on November 6th. There is always more to learn about this beautiful celebration. We support all community members and groups that are hosting events and opportunities to share about this tradition. Thank you in advance for your support. Please forward to friends and networks.
Happening this week:
Tuesday October 26th @ noon, join us for En Confianza on Facebook Live for a conversation with Brenda Huerta Soto, Andrea Vidaurrea, and Ivette Torres from Peoples Collective for Environmental Justice.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26TH, 2021 12:00 PM A 12:30 PM PST



On Wednesday October 27th @ 11 am  join Liberated SOON and Jasmine Rocha for a conversation on clean mobility and community empowerment over zoom.
Join Zoom Meeting ID: 891 7307 2424
Wednesday October 27th @ 6:00pm on zoom. Start prepping your ofrenda at home. Join Oscar Leal, Pomona artist, as he walks us through elements of an ofrenda and how to decorate a frame for pictures of your loved ones. Zoom link in the flyer and by clicking on the link below.

Topic: Ofrenda Frame Virtual Workshop

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 846 4846 9190

Thursday October 28th from 6-8 pm – Ethnic Studies Forum- Reclaiming Our Narratives. Spanish interpretation is available. Please share widely and invite your community to learn with us.Ethnic Studies is a very important topic and there are many ways to get involved. We will be sharing more soon.
Thursday, October 28th starting at 6:00 pm- Spooky Treats and Eats!
 We are happy to join other community partners at this year’s Spooky Treats- candy and food giveaway. Please share this resource with your friends and neighbors. For more information, please give us a call (909) 480-6267.
Last, here is the flyer for our main event. Save the date and join us for a unique experience on November 6th from 1-6 pm @ Lopez Urban Farm in Pomona, CA. Volunteers needed for this event. Contact us for more information.

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: 

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 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


Ivitacion a Presentacion Sobre Septiembre 16 a los Padres y Las Madres del Distrito Escolar de Pomona a las 9 AM

Esta es una invitacion a una presentacion por el Profesor Jose Calderon que va a presentar sobre zoom a las nueve de la mañana este Jueves, Septiembre 16 — a los padres y a las madres de estudiantes en el Distrito Escolar de Pomona sobre “El Significado de Septiembre 16”   — El   enlace para la presentaction sobre zoom es:


Meeting ID: 867 1125 0720

Passcode: pusdzoom


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Invitation to 12-mile March in Support of Immigrant Rights August 28 at 8 am

Join NDLON, PEOC, DALE, and the Latino and Latina Roundtable in a Twelve-Mile March in Support of Immigrant Rights and Legalization for our DACA, TPS, farmworker, and all Immigrant and Refugee Families — from the corner of Arrow and Grove in Rancho Cucamonga to PEOC (1682 W. Mission Blvd) in Pomona this Saturday, August 28th (beginning at 8 am).

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