Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Raising Voice, Raising Awareness, Raising Power

August 20th, 2010

Puentes New Orleans with support from Oxfam America, Louisiana Disaster and Recovery Foundation, and the Archdiocese Catholic Charities of New Orleans invites you to “Raising Voice, Raising Awareness, Raising Power,” a one-day conference to be held on August 20, 2010. This conference is to highlight the work of and for Latinos across the Gulf Coast. Please feel free to extend this invitation to others in the region and the nation.

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Download the Conference Registration Form

To attend the conference, please complete the registration form and return it ASAP. Admission is on a first come, first serve basis and seating is limited.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Anna Frachou
Assistant Director/LatiNola Program Manager
Puentes New Orleans, Inc.
1050 S. Jeff Davis Pkwy Suite 321
New Orleans, LA 70125
p: 504.821.7228
f: 504.821.7213


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Upcoming Events

Kaqchikel Langauge Table

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Join Kaqchikel professors, native speakers, and fellow students from across the country for an hour of language practice and networking.

For more information see the attached flyer:

Online Summer Book Group for K-12 Educators

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For pre-service, early career and veteran teachers who love reading and learning through literature who want to explore award-winning books for the middle and early high school classrooms. Join us as we read four books that explore stories of coming-of-age from multiple perspectives. Participants will receive a copy of each book and participate in an open discussion with other K-12 educators. We will launch the book group with The Other Half of Happy. The group will meet online and explore the real story behind this award-winning book with the author Rebecca Balrcárcel. Join us this summer as we discover new stories and books for your classroom.

Register here for $15 (includes all 4 books).

All online Zoom meetings are at 7:00 PM CST.


Sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and AfterCLASS at Tulane University. For more information, please email

Central America, People and the Environment Educator Institute 2021

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This summer educator institute is the third institute in a series being offered by Tulane University, The University of Georgia and Vanderbilt University. This series of institutes is designed to enhance the presence of Central America in the K-12 classroom. Each year, participants engage with presenters, resources and other K-12 colleagues to explore diverse topics in Central America with a focus on people and the environment.

While at Tulane, the institute will explore the historic connections between the United States and Central America focusing on indigenous communities and environment while highlighting topics of social justice and environmental conservation. Join us to explore Central America and teaching strategies to implement into the classroom.

Additional details and registration will be available in the late fall 2020. For more information, please email or call 504.865.5164.