EVENTS

Jopwell Resume Workshop & Info Session

Nov. 8 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Rouss-Robertson Hall 227

Jopwell is the leading career advancement platform providing Black, Latino/Hispanic, and Native American students and professionals with a competitive edge through dedicated resources, personalized career opportunities, and community events. 
With the support of UVA's Towards a Better Latin America and NSBE, Jopwell will be hosting this event. If you are an undergraduate looking to advance your career, come learn how to make your resume recruitment-ready and find out how you can be highlighted for internships and full-time opportunities through Jopwell!

Deportations and Forced Migrations: The View from Honduras

Oct. 23 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Newcomb Ballroom

Come to Newcomb Balroom to hear Neesa Medina give a poweful presentation on current events in Honduras. Medina is a part of Witness for Peace Southeast, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of issues in Latin America and encouraging community engagement. She is an activist and feminist sociologist who will be speaking on the feminist perspective of the political climate of Honduras, as well as the impact of US policy on the country. Food will be served!

Latin YAR @ Fig 

Oct. 20 | Starting at 9:30 p.m. | Fig Bistro & Bar

Celebrate YAR this Friday with the funnest crowd of latinos you'll ever meet. Drink specials, latin music, good food, and even better company. Come eat with us, chug with us, and dance with us. It is for charity after all. 

Check out the event on Facebook and make sure to hit "Going" because there will be a list. 

Dress Code: As long as you have your 21+ ID, anything goes.

Brunch @ Fig

Sept. 23 | 9am - 2pm | Fig Bistro & Bar

Come brunch with us for a cause!

TBLA invites you to Fig Bistro & Bar to eat and drink to raise money for Mexico. Cheap drinks and good food. Is there anything better? 

There is one catch, though. Make sure to tell your waiter or waitress that you are there for TBLA. That way, the money you spend will go towards the fundraiser. Hope to see you there. 

Dress Code: Your "I'm going to eat six waffles and drink eight mimosas" pants 

Interest Meeting 

Sept. 6 | 7:30 p.m. | New Cabell 232

Interested in helping Latin America, but don't know how? Come to an interest meeting on Wednesday, September 6 at 7:30 PM, and find out how you can make a change. 

Towards a Better Latin America (TBLA) is a student-run organization at the University of Virginia, committed to creating awareness about the political, economic, and social issues in our countries, as well as raising funds for several organizations and causes in Latin America. 

Join us and work with us towards a better Latin America!

Student Activities Fair

Aug. 21 | 11:00 a.m | Ampitheater

Come join our team at the Fall Student Activities Fair, from 11am to 2pm at the Lower/South Lawn and in the Ampitheather. Sign up to receive weekly newsletters or join one of our committees to start working towards a better Latin America! 

 

We hope to see you there! 

Foxfield Party @Rapture

April 27 | 9:00 p.m | Rapture

"God Helps Early Risers" - Some Badass Latin Grandma. 

 

TBLA knows that to do Foxfields right we gotta start early. Thursday is the night to get the saddle on the horse, and put on the proper boots to start kicking in pre-final anxiety in the best way we know - Latin parties. 

 

We'll have drink specials: $4 tequila and tallboys for the price of 12oz budlight 

 

Dress Code: As Pretty as your Foxfields outift

 

Tickets: $7 through Venmo @anactorresm 

TBLA @ UVA

tblaatuva@gmail.com

 

 

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA 22903

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