Wednesday, September 14, 2011


Application Deadline: September 19th   
Kick-Off Retreat: September 24th
UTEP Union East 
10:00am to 4:00pm
Girls in Grades 9-12
Young women interested in developing their leadership skills are invited to apply for the Latinitas Teen Leadership Institute. The institute will consist of biweekly workshops on leadership methods, communication skills, decision making, goal setting, public speaking, civic engagement and volunteering. This leadership program is aimed at encouraging and motivating teenage girls to make a difference in their community through leadership, civic engagement, communications, social justice, advocacy and volunteerism. Young women will also engage in several interactive and entertaining activities that will help them identify and cultivate their own leadership abilities. The program will run throughout the fall leading up to a graduation ceremony in the December. Space is limited. The deadline to submit completed applications is September 19th. The membership fee is $20 and covers supply costs. Scholarships are available. Applications can be submitted via the web at 
through email at or in person or mail at 1359 Lomaland, Suite 502, El Paso, TX 79935. 


October 8 
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Judge Marquez Public Library
610 N. Yarbrough
Girls Grades 4-8

September 17, October 15 
10:30am - 12:30pm
Burges Public Library
9600 Dyer 
Girls Grades 4-8

September 24, October 22 
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Dorris Van Doren Public Library   
551 Redd Road
Girls Grades 4-8 

Girls are invited to get in touch with their creative side in the this series of free creative expression classes. As part of our photography workshop series, girls will have an opportunity to take photos that will be exhibited at City Hall, Loft Lights Studio and local public libraries. Girls in grades 4-8 will explore ways to express themselves creatively through photos, writing, arts & crafts and film.  This creative expression series is hosted the 2nd Saturday of every month from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at the Judge Marquez Public Library (610 N. Yarbrough), the 3rd Saturday of every month from 10:30am to 12:30pm at the Burges Public Library (9600 Dyer) and the 4th Saturday of every month from 1:00pm-3:00pm at the Dorris Van Doren Library (551 Redd Road). Donations accepted. To register, call 915.219.8554, email or visit


Accepting Applications
Girls Ages 13 and up 
Chicas Advancing in Media Project is a multimedia training program for teen girls with a focus on helping girls build confidence through multimedia expression.  With bi-weekly meetings, teens will have an opportunity to get tips from the pros and learn about self-expression through writing, photography, audio production, poetry and film-making. To register, call 915.219.8554, email or visit


Writers & Multimedia Interns Wanted
September-December (80 Hour Minimum)
Latinitas Headquarters
1359 Lomaland, El Paso, TX 79935
Girls in Grades 8-12
Latinitas Magazine is currently accepting applications for high school multimedia interns. Latinitas is the first digital magazine by and for U.S. Latina youth. The award-winning digital magazine is published monthly on-line with articles about culture, entertainment, profiles and youth issues. From quinces to dating, advice to fashion college to entertainment, and wellness to culture, Latinas focuses on topics related to being a Latina teen today. High school girls interested in developing their writing and multimedia skills and getting published in are invited to apply by submitting their resume to

Sunday, July 3, 2011


July 25-29
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Latinitas Headquarters
1359 Lomaland, El Paso, TX
Girls in Grades 8-12
This week-long media academy for teen girls will feature intensive instruction from regional multimedia producers and hands-on multimedia training. Teens will have an opportunity to meet a magazine editor, newspaper reporter, photojournalist, radio DJ, blogger, web designer, graphic artist and TV news anchor. During the summer camp, teen will complete an article, photo essay, graphic design, audio podcast, a video broadcast and more. Pre-registration is required.   Just a few spots are left.  A limited number of partial scholarships are available on a needed basis. To RSVP, call 915.219.8554, email or visit Reserve your spot:


July 11-15 
9:00am to 5:00pm
Latinitas Headquarters
1359 Lomaland, El Paso, TX
Girls in Grades 4-8
Registration is open for the Latinitas Multimedia Arts Summer Camp for girls taking place July 11-15. Latinitas will inspire girls in grades 4-8 to find their creative expression outlet by producing original multimedia arts projects during this week-long day camp. Campers will learn how to create original photographs, poems, arts & crafts, audio pieces, essays, designs and short movies. Space is limited, so registration is required.  Just a few spots are left.  A limited number of partial and full scholarships are available on a needed basis. For more information, contact us, call 915.219.8554, or visit  Get your ticket now to reserve your spot: