As a component of the Ascender Foundational training, guest speaker, Dr. Norma Cantu, presented her session ‘Cada Cabeza es un Mundo” via zoom on July 17th.
Each year the Austin Chamber of Commerce honors the philanthropic efforts of the local job creators and companies that go above and beyond in the community. Lillian Gray was nominated in the individual volunteer category.
CTN’s Director of Professional development, Allegra Villarreal, along with CEO, Dr. Chavez, leadership fellows, guest speakers, and CTN staff offered professional development seminars through virtual conferences in the month of July.
Austin Community College will be expanding its Ascender program to the ACC Northridge this fall.
Dr. Ruth Rodriguez Reinhart, Associate Vice President of Student Support Services at Austin Community College, recently joined CTN’s Board of Directors.
CTN’s Transformative Teaching Track zoom session will be offered on July 15th from 10:30 to noon.
The third in a series of webinars for the Ascender Foundational Seminar took place on June 18 with approximately 30 in attendance.
CTN author mentor Sergio Troncoso’s book, A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant's Son, was named a 2019 Foreward Indies Book of the Year winner.
CTN peer mentor, Rogelio Saenz, published an op-ed on the SCOTUS ruling on DACA which appeared in the San Antonio Express-News and was reprinted by Latino Rebels.
Unemployment numbers in the Latino community have been historically low in recent years; however, the Coronavirus pandemic has reversed this positive trend.