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Our Purpose… is to provide a space for Latinx students, staff, faculty, and their allies to network and create a discourse about access, social development, education, positive communication, and cross-cultural understanding in a Latinx-centered setting in the triangle area. We aim to develop this into space for people to convene annually to have critical dialogue, and exchange of information in order to empower the next generation of Latinx thinkers.

Attending La Conferencia:


  • All registration submissions are now closed.
  • Registration Deadlines:
    • Priority: March 4th, 2022 at 5:00pm EST
      • Mailed materials estimated to arrive prior to La Conferencia
    • Final: March 18th, 2022 at 5:00pm EST
      • Mailed materials not guaranteed to arrive prior to La Conferencia

Conference Programming:

  • This conference will be hosted in a hybrid style
    • In-Person Social: April 1st, 2022
    • Virtual Sessions: April 2nd, 2022
    • Virtual Closing Session: April 3rd, 2022
  • April 1st will consist of an evening opportunity to network with other conference participants and local professionals at a UNC Baseball game
  • April 2nd will be our knowledge sharing and building day consisting of 4 blocks of sessions and a keynote speaker in a virtual setting
  • April 3rd will be our final connection opportunity and we will host a Game of Life type simulation for our attendees to discuss the meaning of the American Dream in a virtual space.

La Conferencia Program

Who Can Attend:

  • This conference is open to Latinx students, staff, faculty, and their allies both at UNC-Chapel Hill and beyond!

Conference Fees:

Ricky Hurtado

Contact Us

Keep in touch with us via social media to get updates on La Conferencia!

Carolina Latinx Center on Facebook

Carolina Latinx Center on Instagram

Carolina Latinx Center on Twitter

Carolina Latinx Center on LinkedIn

*Presentation Application Closed*

Call For Programs:

We are searching for presenters to share insights in the following content areas for La Conferencia:

  • Academia
    • Under this area, the presenters will be showcasing scholarship, highlighting new ways of thinking and learning, and/or providing a space for folks to share ideas.
  • Future Planning
    • Sessions will focus on applying and attending graduate school, tips and insights on the job search, and/or how someone goes about goal setting after leaving college.
  • Identity
    • These sessions will provide the attendees with space to discuss their Latinx identity development, find cultural understanding across the diversity of Latinidad, and overall shared experiences around being a Latinx person in a college.
  • Giving Back
    • In this content area, the sessions will center service, community engagement, and staying connected to nuestra gente as a young professional.


*Presentation Application Closed*