RESCHEDULED FOR OCT 2020 - PAWTalks: Janel Martinez
Exploring Anti-Blackness in the Latinx Community
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 · 5:30 PM - 7 PM (Canceled)
This event has been rescheduled for October 2020! Stay tuned for additional updates.
Our Inspirational Talks series that invites speakers each semester from all over the country to discuss personal experiences relating to their identity, research and/or global issues that impact diversity and inclusion. PAWTalks is an interactive, cultural sharing experience by highlighting the richness of the various cultures through speakers from around the country representing diverse backgrounds.
This talk features Janel Martinez, a multimedia journalist covering culture and identity. She is the founder of "Ain't I Latina?," an online destination centering Afro-Latinas. This program will explore Afro-Latinidad, Afro-Latinx erasure, and anti-Blackness among Latinxs and its connection to mainstream media.
Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served! All undergrads, grads, staff, and faculty are encouraged to attend! For any questions, please email Carlos Turcios, Coordinator for Student Diversity and Inclusion at firstname.lastname@example.org or Campus Life’s Mosaic at email@example.com.
Need to request disability-based accommodations or have any questions? Contact Carlos Turcios (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Erin Waddles (email@example.com) Coordinators for Student Diversity and Inclusion.
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A special thank you to the Hispanic Latino Student Union (HLSU) for your assistance through the event planning. We also encourage you to check out the Women's Center's myUMBC group page for other Women's History Month related events!