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Free 2 Be Fest is an event through UT COLA running on May 17th and May 18th. The two-day festival will include a film screening, panel discussion, fashion walk, and poetry jam, all with the aim of centering Black Austinites’ experiences and artistic expressions! Come check it out!

Project Advance Austin Info Sessions

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Texas Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) is pleased to announce that applications to be a Team Manager with Project Advance Austin for the 2024-2025 Academic Year are now open! Team Managers play a vital role in Project Advance Austin, leading a team of like-minded students as they complete a high-impact project with a local Austin non-profit over the course of the 2023-2024 academic year! Team Managers ensure the success of their project by delegating tasks, setting team agendas, and acting as the main point of contact for their non-profit Community Partners. Team Managers will gain valuable experience in Project Management having completed a resumé-worthy project by the end of the academic year.

Team Managers can feel confident stepping into this role knowing they’ll have the support of Texas LEAD staff, their Community Partners, and a strong team following their lead. Team Managers will also gain valuable skills by participating in a 2-week virtual training program (multiple dates available), to ensure you can start your project with a suite of new skills to effectively lead your team.

Want to learn more? Join us for an info session during one of the dates listed below:

  • Tuesday, 4/9 (2:00-3:00pm) WCP 2.122
  • Thursday, 4/11 (10:00-11:00am) WCP 2.122
  • Monday, 4/15 (1:00-2:00pm) WCP 2.122
  • Wednesday, 4/17 (2:00-3:00pm) WCP 2.122

Feel ready to apply? Just click the link here!

Peers for Pride: Attend our Final Performance and Apply!

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Using theatre-for-dialogue, Peers for Pride is creating space to ask: What do thriving queer communities look like? in a two-semester long course that culminates in a community-building Final Performance. This year, the 17th Cohort of PFP invites you to a performance where characters will tell their stories in monologues based in  LGBTQIA+ experiences and engages audiences in meaningful dialogue about how to support them.

Peers for Pride’s final performance will be Thursday, April 11 at 4PM-6PM at WCP 1.106, so don’t miss out! We will have light refreshments.

Apply now! Be a part of a year-long cohort that takes consists of two courses—one in each of the Fall and Spring semesters.  The Fall semester is spent learning about history, content, and theory about intersectional LGBTQIA+ topics including experiences of oppression, and the second semester consists of applied theater-for-dialogue techniques to host performances that invite audiences into conversations about supporting a world where queer people thrive!

Information session for heritage Spanish speakers interested in learning about heritage Spanish courses and the Latin American Studies major. Mark your calendars for Friday, April 12th!!

Participate in the Black Research Showcase!

Texas BHSA’s Black Research Showcase is an opportunity for our Black honors students to show off their research and offer them the chance to develop key professional skills, as well as benefit from the feedback of like-minded individuals. The event will take place Friday, April 26th.

We are looking for individuals interested in sharing their research findings and building skills in public speaking and showcase the interdisciplinary research you have developed throughout their time here at UT. We want to emphasize that your research can be at any stage of development — from proposal to a thesis! If you are interested in participating, please fill out the form via the link here.

LAHSC (and other UT programs) are hosting the last social of the semester, the Spring Fling, on Friday, April 12th at 9pm at Recess Arcade Bar on 6th Street. Tickets are $20 each and can be picked up April 9th, 10th, and 11th next week outside of the LAH Office. Click here to view the QR code for tickets!