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El Centro Is Hiring
El Centro and CREDE applications for student coordinators are available now!
El Centro is looking for passionate students to join our team for the 2021-2022 academic year, and to help support and education about the Latinx/Hispanic community at Elon. Interested?
Applications are due on Friday, February 12, 2021.
Be a Conexión for Incoming Elon Students!
Register to be a penpal today!
Do you want to extend a helping hand for a new Elon University student by providing your personal experiences, suggestions and advice to incoming Latinx/Hispanic students?
El Centro and the admissions office are partnering to offer a penpal program. Connect with an incoming Latinx/Hispanic students and help them build connections.
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ALANAM Town Hall
Reactions from the Insurrection: An ALANAM Perspective
Join us to hear ALANAM students reflect on the capitol insurrection and their perspective on how the intersection of race, politics, and democracy influenced its outcome.
Panel moderated by Dr. Damion Blake
February 16, 2021 at 6:00 PM
Any Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Café Con Leche
Pelis on Fridays
Join us every other Friday this Spring term to watch some movies with us! On Friday, February 12th, we will watch Pelo Malo in Carlton 114. There will be two showings at 10:30 AM and 2:30 PM.
Helpful info you should know about!
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
HSF selects about 10,000 students to receive funding towards their schools cost, ranging between $500-$5,000 an academic year! The deadline to apply is February 15th.
Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
HACU offers students paid internships all across the country! Apply by February 12th for Summer 2021.
What’s happening in the CREDE?
Black Solidarity Day 2021
S.M.A.R.T. Mentor Application
Being a SMART mentor is a unique opportunity to volunteer your time and shape the Elon experience for ALANAM first-year students! Apply to be a SMART mentor by February 13th!
New Disney Movie 'Encanto'
Lin-Manuel Miranda is a musical producer and shares what sets this movie apart from other Disney musicals. The movie will be set in Colombia!
Reproductive Rights in Argentina
Argentina joins Cuba, Uruguay and others in legalizing abortion for child-bearing people across the country.
Congress Honors New Latinx Museum
A National Museum of the American Latino is finally on its way to becoming reality in Washington.
Cisabel Ibañez, the Voice of a New Generation of Latinx Authors
Florida-born and Bolivian author Isabel Ibañez made her debut in the publishing world last year, with her book Woven in Moonlight, which Time categorized as one of 100 best fantasy books of all time.
Black History Month: Highlighting Afro-Latinx people
Puerto Rican and Venezuelan background, ten time NBA all-star
Artist and actress with a Venezuelan background. She is the only artist to ever have their first five single reach #1 in Billboard Hot 100.
Amara La Negra
American singer, actress, dancer, author, and television host with a Dominican background
Famous bachata singer with a Dominican and Puerto Rican background
You have to check this out!
The Relationship Between the Black & Latinx Community
The relationship between the Black and Latin X community has been complicated. With factors like colorism and anti-blackness plaguing both communities, how do the groups relate to each-other? Are Afro-Latinos a bridge between the communities? The panel takes a shot at unpacking the unique relationship.
Available on Tubi
A pre-teen boy’s preening obsession with straightening his hair unleashes a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his poor, hard-working mother.
ChocQuibTown's Latest Album
Listen to ChocQuibTown’s latest album, ChocQuib HOUSE, on Spotify at the link below.