Monthly Archives: April 2016

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  


*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