All of our meetings will be hybrid to attend in person or virtually.  We have both official meeting times and more casual lunch and connects, please join us!

Spring 2024 Council Meetings

Location: NEW Meeting Location: Iowa Memorial Union:

  • IMU Room 245 for April 23, 2024
  • IMU Room 259 for May 15, 2024.

Virtual Option:

Tuesday, February 20th, 2024, 11:00 - 12:00 pm

Wednesday, March 20th, 2024, 1:00 - 2:00 pm 

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024, 11:00 - 12:00 pm 

Wednesday, May 15th, 2024, 1:00- 2:00 pm 

 All UI members are welcome to attend meetings, however, if students will be observing as a part of a class, please email the council in advance at: 

Spring 2024 Get-Togethers 

(will be added periodically)

Latinx @ Iowa Greet & Eats

A casual setting for people to bring their lunch and eat together at a designated location.
(Will have virtual options during winter break)


How to Tag your event to show on our website:

If you have a program or event listed on that you want to show up on our website as an upcoming event, you can add "Latinx Council" in the Unit section when creating the event, or type "Hispanic/Latinx Community" (without the quotes) in the keyword section.  

If you'd like your program or event shared on our social media pages, please send info to the public relations officer. (Contact info can be found on our member list.)

Other Events


These are upcoming events, sponsored by various entities on campus and in the community happening around us. With over 900 self-reported latinx working at the University of Iowa, it's important and impactful to provide visible support through representation at these events and programs.

Upcoming Events:

Live from Prairie Lights | Mario Duarte - My Father Called Us Monkeys: 

April 24, 2024 7:00 p.m.

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Iowa Writers’ Workshop alum Mario Duarte will read from his new book published by Ice Cube Press, My Father Called Us Monkeys. “Mario Duarte juxtaposes innocent voices against tragic and tender moments while giving us a moving snapshot of a young Mexican American boy growing up in the Midwest.

Puerto Rican Cooking Workshop:

Date: Wed, April 24, 2024 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Afro House
Meet with Puerto Rican Latinx council members and learn how to make traditional foods that have deep historic and cultural roots of Indigenous, African, and Spanish heritage and more recently American influence. 

Past Events:

Latinx Graduation Celebration: April 12, 2024


Join us to celebrate the Class of 2024 hosted by the Latino Native American Cultural Center with keynote speaker Jorge Guerra, M.F.A and student speakers from the class of 2024. We congratulate this future ready class who are making a difference in their communities and careers.

LNACC in Action Week: March 18-22, 2024
LNACC in Action Week: March 18-22, 2024