LatISM DC 2009

ISM [suffix]: “The act, state or theory of”

LatISM [noun]: “The act, state, or theory of being Latinos in the ‘system’ of social media”

LatISM DC is a Latinos in Social Media community building event in DC. It will bring together organizations focused on reaching Latinos and the seasoned social media veterans that can help them. From Blogs, My Space, Twitter, YouTube to Facebook, hear about what’s worked or not worked so far in the Latino community. Together, we will discuss how we can better partner to reach Latinos to empower our community.

Dates: December 11 & 12

Location: At the Offices of the National Council of La Raza

Hosts: Kety Esquivel, Elianne Ramos, Alma Suarez, Jennifer Lubrani, Sylvia Aguilera and Julie Diaz-Asper

Conference Tracks:

Brand Building – Build brand awareness and affinity among Latinos

Social Good – Reach Latinos to improve opportunities and quality of life

The Mobile Opportunity – Use mobile to reach more Latinos

Gov 2.0 – Empower and inform Latinos through the gov’t, work of grassroots and CBOs

101 Social Media – Learn the basics


Opening Session & Reception – Friday, 12/11 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

All Day Conference Sessions – Saturday, 12/12 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

To contribute to the success of LATISM DC, we ask that you:

1. Register ASAP – Be part of team that is building excitement and momentum across the nation

2. Spread the word – invite 1 person who can contribute to the conversation

3. Sponsor the event – Donate what you can – every bite helps. Your donation will help us cover the cost of the event

You can register for the event at:

A special thanks to the National Council of La Raza for donating the conference space: