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​​Latinos Empowered At DePaul (LEAD)

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Latinos Empowered At DePaul (LEAD) is an affinity group committed to the advancement of Latinos by providing a network of support and communication, creating mentorship opportunities and addressing current issues affecting the Latino community.

Upcoming events:

More events in the works....stay tuned!

LEAD holiday party group picture

Past Events:

  • Fall Gathering, November 2018 
  • Holiday Fiesta, November 2017
  • Annual Recorrido del Sol/Illinois Dream Fund 5k Run/Walk on Sunday, April 30, 2017
  • Welcome Reception for Dean Guillermo Vasquez De Velasco, February 2017
  • Misa Guadalupana, December 2016
  • Holiday Fiesta, December 2016
  • Misa En Espanol, November 2016
  • LEAD Dia del Los Muertos Potluck, October 2015
  • 4th Annual Recorrido del Sol 5k Run/Walk, April 2015
  • Cinco De Mayo event, May 2015

Executive Board:

Antonio Polo — Faculty Co-Chair
Monica Ramos   Staff Co-Chair
Elizabeth Aquino   Past Faculty Co-Chair
Mariella Palacios   Past Staff Co-Chair
Vacancy — Secretary
Jose Perales— Treasurer
Ruben Alvarez — At-large Member
Vacancy — At-Large Member
Vacancy — At-Large Member

For more information, please email