Latino community leader to discuss diversity issues in multicultural talk
The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs hosts its first R.E.A.L. Talk (Relations, Ethnicity, Activism and Leadership) of the semester, Monday, Sept. 17 with Tanya Rodriguez-Hodges of the Latino Communications Community Development Corporation (LCCDC). The presentation is set to begin at 6 p.m. in the Russell House Ballroom A.
Rodriguez-Hodges presentation, "The Power of Being Latino," will address her own experience and how she has been able to affect positive change upon the community. She is the president of the LCCDC that aims to bridge the gap and remove barriers created by, language, culture and economic differences. The organization offers job training, language training services, small business start-up service, high school dropout prevention and mentorship programs. The LCCDC has created partnerships throughout the Midlands to foster and support the community.
R.E.A.L. Talks (Relations, Ethnicity, Activism and Leadership) are conversations and presentations designed to educate and inform the Carolinian community about issues from the leaders taking part in building a better world. This program, based out of the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, is focused on personal learning and community awareness in an effort to increase multicultural competencies.
Any questions and inquiries can be directed to Gavin Weiser at email@example.com or at 777-7716
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