March 7, 2019
LGBTQIA Latinx: Helping Comunidad Live and Thrive in Today's "Latinidad"
Lead Presenter:
Xajés Martinez, they/them/theirs pronouns
Xajés is the Executive Director of Survivors Organizing for Liberation, a statewide organization that works towards the safety and justice of LGBTQIA survivors of violence. Prior to working with SOL, Xajés worked in higher education on the Auraria campus and Colorado State University in student affairs positions.
Best Practices in the News
What Faculty Members Think

March 5, 2019

A new report from the Higher Education Research Institute finds that professors say they are not prepared to address diversity-related conflict in their classrooms.

Why Representation Matters in the Professoriate

November 19, 2018

According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, in 2017, only 4.7 percent of faculty in the U.S. identify as Latinx. Research has shown that having role-models and mentors who share racial/ethnic identities can contribute to an individual’s self-concept of pursuing similar careers.

2018-2019 Institutional Members
Adams State University | Aims Community College | Arapahoe Community College | Colorado College | Colorado School of Mines | Colorado State University, Fort Collins | Colorado State University, Pueblo | Community College of Aurora| Community College of Denver |Fort Hayes State University | Front Range Community College | Latin American Educational Foundation | Metropolitan State University of Denver | Morgan Community College | Pikes Peak Community College Regis University | University of Colorado, Boulder | University of Colorado, Colorado Springs | University of Colorado, Denver | University of Denver | University of Northern Colorado