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Frequently Asked Questions

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FAQ's

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During Spring 2020, you will need to Contact Us for the zoom meeting link, but once the dangers of Covid-19 have passed, yes, you may just show up to our meetings and lunches without an RSVP.

Any University of Iowa faculty or staff person who is concerned with promoting the status of Latinxs at The University of Iowa is eligible for membership regardless of race, color, creed, age, national origin, religion, ethnic background, sex, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or veteran status. 

The UI Latinx Council primarily leads or promotes events that are related to Latinx culture. Each fall we host a welcome event for current members and any interested staff, faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students that are interested in joining. We host brown bag lunches and meetings every semester for our members.

Our members are often asked to serve on committees at The University of Iowa. Recently our members have been appointed to serve on the Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee, Charter Committee on DEI, the Presidential Search Committee. Our Executive Board also serves on the Diversity Council and they collaborate with the AVP for DEI throughout the year.

We support student organizations that further Latinx interests such as LNACC and ALMA. In the past our council used to plan and organize Latinx Graduation ceremonies. Graduation planning now falls under LNACC but we continue to offer support by serving on their graduation committee.

Latinx Campus Events

The following are events held on campus and in the community related to Latinx culture and experience, as well as important opportunities from our campus partners and allies.

Events

Healing Circle at the Pride House promotional image

Healing Circle at the Pride House

Monday, November 28, 2022 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Pride Alliance Center
Monsoon Asians & Pacific Islanders in Solidarity and the University of Iowa invite students to a healing circle at the Pride Alliance Center. This circle will offer a safe session for participants to address the sexual violence that has permeated their lives and their environments. There will be a healing creative element involving cross-stitching; materials will be provided.   For more information, email Danya Albert, Monsoon advocate and outreach worker, at danya@monsooniowa.org or Emma...
BUILD: Exploring the Influence of Implicit Bias promotional image

BUILD: Exploring the Influence of Implicit Bias

Monday, November 28, 2022 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University Capitol Centre
The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, post-docs, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. To get session details and register for UI campus courses, log...
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Study Abroad Open Advising Hours

Monday, November 28, 2022 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
Do you have general inquiries about studying abroad? UI Study Abroad staff are at the ready to help you plan the experience of a lifetime. Study Abroad offers weekly Open Advising hours every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday so you can get your questions answered quickly.