Objective


The mission of the American University Latino Alumni Alliance (LAA) is to increase engagement, foster connections, and build a worldwide network of over 4,500 American University Latino and Hispanic-heritage alumni community and beyond. The LAA allows possibilities for alumni to further their participation through volunteer opportunities, student mentorship, and promotion of understanding and awareness of the AU Latino community.

The vision of the Latino Alumni Alliance (“LAA”) is to build a life-long and global network of American University Latino alumni that philanthropically commits to AU, and serves as a support system and influential voice for the University-wide Latino community. 

Newsletter

LAA December 2014 Newsletter
LAA September 2014 Newsletter

LAA April 2014 Newsletter
LAA December 2013 Newsletter

Reunion

2014 Multicultural Alumni Reunion

Book Award

Meet the Inaugural LAA Book Award winner - Melissa Ramos, SPA/BA 16 (click here)  - and consider a charitable gift to the 2015 LAA Book Award.  Click here.

Leadership

Chair
Evelyn Kelly, CAS/BS '01

Immediate Past Chair
Ana M. Polanco, Esq., SPA/BA '98

Signature Programs Co-Chair
Janethe Peña, SIS/BA '02
2015 Multicultural Alumni Reunion Chair

Social Media and Marketing Co-Chair
Nathalia Montoya Casanova, SIS/BA '14

Future Alumni Outreach Co-Chair

VACANT

DC Programming and Events Co-Chair
Melina Olmo, SIS/BA '99

International Outreach Co-Chair
Oriana Izquierdo, SIS/BA '00

Membership Co-Chair
Jose Aristimuño, SPA/BA '12, WCL/JD '17 candidate

Awards and Scholarships Co-Chair
Kathy LaTorre, SPA/BA '11

Student Representative
Carlos Vera, SPA/BA '15, SPA/MPA '16 candidate

Leadership Legacy

Celebrating the past Chairs of the AU Latino Alumni Alliance
Ana M. Polanco, Esq., SPA/BA '98 (2012 - 2014)

Get Involved

Join the Latino Alumni Alliance on Facebook and LinkedIn to connect to other alumni and stay updated on events and meetings.

Upcoming Events

Friday, May 29, 2015

Political Comedy with The Capitol Steps
Nothing says D.C. like a night of political comedy!

Sunday, June 14, 2015

2015 Capital Pride Volunteers
Sign up for a time slot to staff the American University booth at Capital Pride 2015! Staffing times are each about one and a half hours and the day is always a lot of fun.