Center of Mexican American Studies
Center of Mexican American Studies

Latino Male Symposium

Fri, June 24, 2011 | Texas Union Ballroom (UNB 3.202), Texas Union, The University of Texas at Austin

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Project MALES (Mentoring to Achieve Latino Educational Success), a new DDCE initiative, is hosting a Latino Male Symposium at The University of Texas at Austin on Friday, June 24, 2011. Latino males have among the lowest high school graduation and post-secondary enrollment rates in the country. Please join those in attendance for an important discussion of the growing educational crisis facing Latino males and local communities. Featured speakers will include local and national experts such as Dr. Shaun Harper (University of Pennsylvania), Dr. Luis Ponjuan (University of Florida), Alphonso Rincon (FACE), Sandy Alcala (Con Mi Madre), and John Kaulfus (UTSA), among many other educators from K-12, higher education, and community-based organizations working directly with Latino male youth of all ages.

Registration for this event is FREE and open to the public. Students, parents, educators, and community members are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP HERE by June 20, 2011. Parking will be available at the San Antonio Parking Garage at 2420 San Antonio. Standard rates apply. For more information visit the website or email

Sponsored by the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (UT Austin), the Center for Mexican American Studies (UT Austin), TG, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

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