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Asian-Pacific Islander Leadership Forum Launches

A group of 15 students launched the Asian-Pacific Islander Leadership Forum on March 19 in an effort to provide a unifying space for Asian, Asian-American and Pacific Islander students on campus. The organization “seeks to create spaces for celebrating, affirming, and mobilizing Asian and Pacific Islander students at Georgetown,” according[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Casa Latina Fosters Community

Casa Latina Fosters Community

Casa Latina, a permanent safe space for the Georgetown Latino community housed next to Black House on 36th street, will be launching this fall and is currently evaluating 11 applications for five spots to reside in the house next year. The Latino Leadership Forum and the Last Campaign for Academic[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Students gathered for a vigil on the events in Ferguson in Red Square in August.

From Ferguson to Georgetown, Igniting Conversations on Race and Diversity

On the eve of the first day of classes in August, a collection of members of the Georgetown University community found their way to Red Square. Two weeks earlier, Michael Brown, an 18-year-old black male, had been shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., triggering nationwide protests decrying police[Read More…]

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The Last Campaign for Academic Reform and the Latino Leadership 
Forum jointly staged a sit-in at the Office of the President.

Sit-In Galvanizes Proposals

Around 60 students from both the Latino Leadership Forum and the Last Campaign for Academic Reform staged a sit-in in University President John J. DeGioia’s office Friday. During the sit-in, they jointly presented a petition for a diversity course requirement and a proposal for the creation of a Casa Latina.[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Plans for Casa Latina are modelled after the Black House, pictured. Advocates hope the two communities can be located adjacently.

Finding a Home For Casa Latina

The Latino Leadership Forum is advocating for the creation of Casa Latina, a permanent space in the style of Black House that would function as a safe space for Georgetown students, alumni and allies. The LLF is composed of various Latino student groups, including the Latin American Student Association, GU[Read More…]

by February 24, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top