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 divarmejias@aol.com

*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: divarmejias@aol.com
Please indicate if you want a meal for $6.00
Questions:  Text:  Marta Nieves 402-850-1413
Sincerely,
Marta F. Nieves
Board Member

 

Latinas Unidas Meeting May 24

You are invited to the Latinas Unidas May 2016 meeting

 

Date:     Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Time:  6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Place:  To be determined

Reservations:  RSVP* by Monday, 23 to Diva Mejias, 402-884-6943 or email divarmejias@aol.com  

 

*Please indicate if you want a meal for $6.00

 

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 May 24th… Note:  location to be determined.

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

Meeting rescheduled for May 24

Due to severe weather warnings we decided to cancel this evening’s meeting.

We have scheduled the same program for the May meeting:  Tuesday, May 24, 2016 At 6:00 p.m.
Watch for announcement closer to the meeting date.
Up date: Diva’s Dad will be interred in Puerto Rico.  More information at a later date.
Stay safe and see you next month.

 

April 16 meeting – Justice for our Neighbors

You are invited to the Latinas Unidas April 2016 meeting

 

Date:     Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Time:  6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Place:  UNO Community Engagement Center (UNO Campus) Room 230/231         Parking available in center parking lot

Reservations:  RSVP* by 23 April to Diva Mejias, 402-884-6943 or email divarmejias@aol.com  

 

*Please indicate if you want a meal for $6.00

 

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:  this issue is presently being argued in the Supreme Court.  The President’s Executive order (DACA, DAPA) is being challenged by several states.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday August 26th at the UNO Community Engagement Center, room 230/231 – Nos vemos esa noche para aprender sobre La Immigracion, las leyes y como esta el systema, hoy en dia.  Come and share an interesting evening in the company of friends.  Latinas Unidas! Bring a friend

zed whitney

We remember Zed Whitney son of Aura Whitney-Jackson

We remember Zed A. Whitney  Nov 16, 1968 – Mar 9, 2016
Preceded in death by father, William Whitney.

Survived by mother, Aura Whitney-Jackson (Andrew) of Omaha; sister, Karen Ryan (Dan) of Omaha; daughter, Christina Powers (Robert); grandchildren, Cayden and Gavin Powers; many other relatives. VISITATION begins Tuesday, 9-10:30am at Mary Our Queen Catholic Church, followed by MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL at 10:30-11:30am at the church with lunch following

Graveside Service Tuesday, 2:30pm at Calvary Cemetery.

Memorials to Open Door Mission or Siena/Francis House. HEAFEY-HOFFMANN-DWORAK-CUTLER 5108 “F” St. 402-391-3900 www.heafeyheafey.com

http://www.omaha.com/obits/whitney-zed-a/article_0791314f-f05e-56ab-97d1-e8214288c3fd.html

On behalf of the Latinas Unidas organization our sincere condolences goes out to our own Board Member Aura Whitney-Jackson and her entire family. Our prayers are with you. Respectfully, Diva Mejias – Chair

Holiday Fun for Latinas Unidas

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE…….
Holiday Time is here…..and with that, lets get together:
When:  Tuesday,  December 29, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Liberty Tax Service  (120th & West Ctr Rd)
…………2734 So 123rd Ct
…………Omaha, Ne 68144
Agenda:  Surprise
Cost: none
If you’d like feel free to bring a dish to share with others or bring an appetite!!!
Please let me know which you will be bringing –dish or appetite?
Hoping to see you here. Here’s to a fantastic 2016!
Respectfully,
Diva R Mejias
Latinas Unidas – Chair