May 25th Meeting at UNO

We understand that everyone’s time is very valuable and timely notifications about upcoming meetings are important.  Due to lack of notice the April Latinas Unidas Meeting is cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Mark your calendars!!

Our May 25thMeeting will be held at 6:00pm at the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center (Weitz CEC) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) with guest speaker Dr. Lourdes Rothe.  More information will be distributed in May!

See you soon!

Latinas Unidas March 23

Latinas Unidas Monthly Meeting presents
“What are the Capacity Needs in Omaha Area
Nonprofits? Findings from a 2016 Study”
Dr. Tara Bryan
Dr. Tara Kolar Bryan is an Assistant Professor in
the School of Public Administration at the
University of Nebraska at Omaha. Dr. Bryan is a
nonprofit management scholar whose research
focuses on nonprofit capacity and its relationship
with organizational effectiveness. She teaches
courses in organization theory, strategic planning,
and management.
Meals provided to paid sponsors. Non-sponsors $ 6.50.
Please RSVP by Monday, March 20th, 2017
to Diva Mejías, 402-884-6943 or email
Thursday, March 23, 2017
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Maria Bonita Restaurant (5132 L Street, Omaha, NE 68117)

December Holiday Potluck Cheer and Craft

You are invited to the Latinas Unidas December 2016
Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Place: Liberty Tax 2734 S. 123
Ct., Omaha, NE 68144
(120 & Center in the same plaza as Burlington Coat Factory)
Reservations : RSVP* by Friday December 9th to Diva Mejias, 402-884-
6943 or email
Topic: Holiday Craft and Potluck
Craft Details: Bring your favorite dish and make a warm winter scarf with no
needles! A Perfect Christmas Gift! Yarn will be provided but you are welcome
to bring your own

Focus Group November 5

Hola amigos,
Here is an exciting announcement from a Latinas Unidas long time member- Julie Pospishil
We received a Futuro Latino grant to make videos for A Time to Heal- Un Tiempo Para Sanar. These free videos will help Spanish speakers learn how to do guided relaxation exercises, positive affirmations and healthy living advice. Everyone is invited to our focus group on November 5th at the South Omaha library to hear more about this program. Attached is the flyer. Please post this at your workplace or forward it to help us spread the word.  We will have gift cards as prizes for those that attend.

Sábado, el 5 de noviembre  10 hasta 11:30 am Tenemos nuevos videos de apoyo, inspiración e ideas para sanar para sobrevivientes de cáncer. Vamos a ver los videos y hablar sobre sus opiniones. Tenemos premios para los que vengan. Invitamos a los sobrevivientes de cáncer, a sus familiares y amigos.    biblioteca de South OMaha 28 y Q (South omaha library)¿Preguntas? Contacte  A Julia (402) 398-1384 para más información.  Here is a flyer with more information.

Julie Jahde Pospishil
Owner, Author, Educator
Spanish Chat Company, LLC

Latinas Unidas Meeting- League of Women Voters

Latinas Unidas Meet and Dance

Latinas Unidas  August Meeting

August 30, 2016

TIME: 6:45pm

PLACE: Con Ritmo y Sabrosura-  Exercise & Dance Studio located on 4302 24th Street Omaha, NE 68107 – Across the street from Burger King

Come and enjoy a fun time while exercising with a fantastic dance class that combines various fast and slow rhythms for an effective workout. Mainly, we will have fun!!!!!!

Cost: $5.00

for RSVP contact: Diva Mejias at:

(402) 850-8830



Latinas Unidas are invited to this Networking Breakfast

Latinas Unidas Meeting June 28- Immigration

You are invited to the Latinas Unidas June 2016 meeting

Date:     Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Time:  6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Place:  UNO Engagement Center..Parking reserved in Lot E in front of the center

Reservations:  RSVP* by Friday 24 to Diva Mejias, 402-884-6943 or email

*Please indicate if you want a meal for $6.50


TopicImmigration 101 – How it affects our Community

Guest Speaker:  Mindy Rush Chipman, Rural Capacity Building Attorney,

Justice For Our NeighborsNebraska – As Rural Managing Attorney, Mindy works to promote inclusion state-wide by offering immigration education and advocacy, as well as low-income immigration legal services.  Previously, Mindy worked as an attorney at Legal Aid of Nebraska, where she helped develop the Nebraska Immigration Legal Assistance Hotline (NILAH), and earlier had her own general law practice primarily practicing in rural communities.

Note:  Learn about the outcome of the The Supreme Court case regarding the President’s Executive order (DACA, DAPA) that was challenged by several states.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday June 28th….

Nos vemos esa noche para aprender sobre La Immigracion, las leyes y las condiciones de el systema hoy en dia.  Come and share an interesting evening in the company of friends.  Latinas Unidas! Bring a friend

May 24th- A few changes

Dear Latinas,

Es tiempo de reunirnos.  Time to get together.  OPEN the attached flyer for details.
As in life, Change is inevitable….so you will see a different program offering this time.  Note the time change*
Speaker:  Emilio Herrera, BSW, MSW
Topic:  The New Age of Diversity and Inclusion with the Social Justice Education Network (SJEN)

Join Emilio from the SJEN, a new startup designed to engage the community using social media and engaging presentations to discuss the complex and challenging topics of diversity and inclusion.
Date: Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Time:  *6:30 pm to 8:30p.m.
Program at 6:45 p.m.
Place:  UNO Community Engagement Center
Reservations:  by 23rd May Diva Mejias, 402-884-6943 or email:
Please indicate if you want a meal for $6.00
Questions:  Text:  Marta Nieves 402-850-1413
Marta F. Nieves
Board Member