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IUS hosts annual Indiana Latinx Leadership Conference

The Spanish language band A-Corde performs during the Latinx Leadership Conference lunch break in the Hoosier room.

Alex Baker, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2020

IU Southeast held the 21st annual Indiana Latinx Leadership Conference on Saturday, Feb. 29, marking the first time the event has ever been held at IUS. The theme of this year’s event was “Dreaming Out Loud: Unifying the Future.” The event aimed to bring together Latinx high school and college students f...

IUS prepares to host 2020 Latinx Leadership Conference

From left to right: ILLC co-chair Ashley Lopez, Veronica Medina, and Jennifer Ortiz.

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2019

Community and cultural awareness will take center stage on Feb. 29, 2020 when IU Southeast hosts the Latinx Leadership Conference for the first time in its 20-year history. The ILLC (Indiana Latinx Leadership Conference) committee is planning the conference alongside the planning board of IU Bloomington. In...

IUS Multicultural Student Union celebrates diversity

From left to right President Leslie Venzor, Recruitment Officer Josiah Pohl and Secretary Sarah Fischer at the Multicultural Student Union’s weekly meeting in UC 122.

Emily Elliotte, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

Page four of the Registered Student Organization Handbook emphasizes a Diversity Statement, prohibiting each organization from discrimination of any kind. Several student organizations, including the Multicultural Student Union (MSU), make diversity a core value. The MSU plays a large role in advocacy...

IU Southeast to host 21st annual Indiana Latino Leadership Conference

Twelve students as well as IUS professors serve as ambassadors for IU Southeast in their first attendance at the Indiana Latino Leadership Conference. Photo by Meleena Richardson.

Meleena Richardson, Social Media Director

February 24, 2019

“Educación es Poder.” This was the theme of the 20th annual Indiana Latino Leadership Conference. In English, it translates to, “Education is Power.” This phrase holds significant meaning to the Latinx people who attended the 2019 conference in order to network with their peers and fellow ...