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OLAA E-Board Interviews

Saturday, Apr 7, 11 am
140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill MA 02146 Stokes South 213

OLAA will be conducting interviews for the last five remaining spots of the 2018-2019 E-board. 

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The Puerto Rico Crisis is Not Over

Wednesday, Mar 21, 7:30 pm
140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill MA 02146 Cushing 001

My name is Fernando Lujan (CSOM 2020), I am the president and co founder of the Mexican Association of Students, Executive Director for OLAA’S 2018 Culture Show: Land of Miracles and Executive Director of Communications for the Latin American Business Club. I write to cordially invite you to my post- trip testimony of events I witnessed in community in Puerto Rico: The Puerto Rican Crisis is Not Over. The event is being hosted by the Organization of Latin American Affairs and co-sponsored...

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OLAA E-Board Elections

Sunday, Mar 25, 12 pm
140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill MA 02146 Devlin 026

We are electing our 2018-2019 e-board members. 

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Town Hall Meeting: Elections

Monday, Mar 19, 7 pm
140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill MA 02146 Gasson 204

We want to inform the BC community of our upcoming election. We are going to discuss, in depth, the purpose of each position on the e-board. 

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Latino Family Weekend: Pintando El Futuro

Saturday, Feb 17, 1 pm
140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill MA 02146 The Heights Room

Come join OLAA for an afternoon filled with art and food! We will be providing canvas and art supplies for people to celebrate Latino culture through painting. Refreshments (empanadas and hot chocolate) will be provided. All are welcome, no art experience required!

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First General Meeting

Tuesday, Jan 30, 5:30 pm
140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill MA 02146 Stokes North 121

We are going to cover OLAA's goals and agenda for the semester. We are also going to speak about Latino Family Weekend. 

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Latino Family Weekend Sunday Brunch

Sunday, Feb 18, 10 am
140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill MA 02146 Walsh Function Room

To close the weekend on a note of fellowship, we are hosting a community brunch for LFW participants. This will feature a slideshow displaying photographs from the weekend’s earlier activities, a guest speaker who will address the Latino/a experience in the United States, as well as a Spanish-language mass in collaboration with Campus Ministry. As a token of OLAA’s gratitude, each family will leave with a festive parting gift.

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Latino Family Weekend Culture Show

Friday, Feb 16, 5 pm
140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill MA 02146 Robsham Theater

The Organization of Latin American Affairs presents its annual culture show!

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Rev Cafe

Thursday, Nov 30, 6 pm
2150 First Floor Common Room Lounge

We provide the students of Boston College a platform in which they can showcase their talents. We hope this event is a place where anyone can express themselves through a wide range of artistic forms. 

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Venezuela: The Origins, Development and Future of the Crisis

Tuesday, Oct 24, 6 pm
140 Commonwealth Ave. Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 (McGuinn Hall 121)

This panel will explore the most pressing topics related to the current constitutional and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Central among these are the origins of the economic downturn, recent developments in Venezuelan politics, and a prognosis for the turmoil. Drawing from the insights of two renowned experts on Latin America, as well as one BC student of the Venezuelan diaspora, this panel will be at once informative, anecdotal and analytical in nature about what is a defining issue...

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DACA Tabling

Friday, Oct 6, 11 am
140 commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 McElroy Lobby

We want to inform the BC community of DACA and what effects it has on our peers. 

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DACA Tabling

Thursday, Oct 5, 11 am
140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 McElroy Lobby

We want the BC community to be aware of DACA. We will provide a brief information session discussing DACA and the effect it has on our peers. 

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Join the OLAA Familia!!

Tuesday, Sep 5, 9 am
McElroy 1st Floor Lobby

We have an info table that showcases what OLAA has to offer to the student body. We will bring our energy and hope we gather everyone's interest and show that we want to extend our family. 

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Dia de las Velitas

Sunday, Dec 6, 4 pm
Gasson 205

OLAA will celebrate the start of the holiday season participating in a Colombian tradition of "Dia de las Velitas." We will have a prayer to start and traditional Colombian breads "buñuelos" and hot chocolate after the ceremony inside in Gasson.

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Dia de las Velitas

Sunday, Dec 6, 5 pm
Academic Quad

OLAA will celebrate the start of the holiday season participating in a Colombian tradition of "Dia de las Velitas." We will have a prayer to start and traditional Colombian breads "buñuelos" and hot chocolate after the ceremony inside in Gasson.

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Human Link Demonstration

Tuesday, Dec 1, 10:45 am
O'Neill Plaza- ALL

The Organization of Latin American Affairs wants to bring about an informative demonstration on the racial issues on campus, in light of a snapchat story that was posted on BC's snapstory and the power it has to impact students on campus.

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"Who is Dayani Cristal?"

Wednesday, Nov 4, 7:15 pm
Higgins 310

OLAA and FACES will be presenting Gael Garcia Bernal's documentary "Who is Dayani Cristal?" and his journey from Honduras to the Arizona dessert trying to retrace the steps of an unidentified body. Come join us to watch an informative and award-winning documentary followed by an open, student-led discussion.

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OLAA's El Principio Mentoring Program Resources Event

Wednesday, Nov 11, 5 pm
McGuinn 334

El Principio Mentoring Program will be hosting an event for our OLAA freshmen group to come learn about their resources at BC. Along with FYE, Center of Student Formation and Academic Advising, mentees will learn about the value of mentorship throughout their four years at BC.

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Limited spaces available

El Principio Mentorship Application Deadline

Thursday, Sep 17, All Day
n/a

Flyer with info. on OLAA's Mentorship Program application & deadline info

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OLAA's First General Meeting

Wednesday, Sep 16, 8:30 pm
Gasson 203

OLAA familia!

Come out and join us on our first general meeting of the semester, bring your friends your roommate and anyone interested in being part of our family! We will do a short presentation on what were all about and introduce all of our awesome members AND we'll have food!

See you all there,

Evelyn 

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VIP Practice

Sunday, Dec 6, 8:30 pm
Plex Multipurpose Room

VIP is a Latin Dance Team that formed under OLAA. As a representation of OLAA's culture through dance, VIP requires dance space and rehearsal times. The team would benefit from this reserved space by allowing them to practice their techniques and prepare themselves to accurately represent Latin culture through dance. VIP does not only demonstrate OLAA's pillars through extracurricular activities, but it also informs Boston College students about Latin culture as a whole.This will allow...

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Limited spaces available

Latino Family Weekend: Closing Brunch

Sunday, Feb 15, 12 pm
Gasson 100

Join OLAA for an afternoon of delicious food as we bring Latino Family Weekend to a close!

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Latino Family Weekend: Annual Banquet

Saturday, Feb 21, 7 pm
Heights Room

Join us for a night of food and solidarity. As we come together as one Boston College community, we will celebrate Latino culture, lives, traditions, and much more.

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Latino Family Weekend College Gameday

Saturday, Feb 21, 1:30 pm
McGuinn Hall 521 Conf Rm

In an effort to bring families and students closer on Latino Family Weekend, we are hosting a game day! Bring any an all games related to your culture and let's all enjoy some fun before the Latino Family Weekend Annual Banquet. 

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Latin Social

Thursday, Mar 19, 8 pm
Vanderslice Cabaret Room

These Latin socials are lacking in the Boston College community. By being able to create a space where Latinos could meet and spend quality time together, this would not only demonstrate cohesion within the Boston College community, but it would also serve to entice prospective Eagles during Latino Prospective Weekend. As Director of Political and Social Action, I believe that having Latin socials would not only unite the Latino/Hispanic community at Boston College, but it would also...

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