FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Latinos In Social Media (Latism) Announces The Launch Of Three New Chapters
New LATISM Chapters Will Serve the Areas of San Antonio and Austin in Texas, and Cincinnati in Ohio
Washington, DC, August 17, 2012 – Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) is proud to announce the addition of three new chapters to their roster, for a total of 15 chapters nationwide. The new chapters are San Antonio, TX, Austin, TX and Cincinnati, OH. The organization also announced a change in leadership at two existing chapters existing chapters, Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA, in order to better serve these areas.
The launch of the local chapters will continue to help LATISM to achieve its goal of creating local presence in all mayor Latino DMAs across the country and will help to support LATISM National’s initiatives nationwide by creating education and networking opportunities in these markets. Existing chapters include Central Florida, FL; Houston, TX; Washington, DC; Philadelphia, PA; Chicago, IL; New York, NY; Dallas, TX; Phoenix, AZ; Charlotte, NC; South Florida, FL; Bay Area, CA and Los Angeles, CA.
You can find the full list and contact information of existing chapters at http://bit.ly/LATISMChapters.
“We couldn’t be more proud of our LATISM community, specially the new chapters,” says Ana Roca-Castro, Founder and Chair for LATISM. “We have always aimed to build a pipeline for Latino leaders, and this is a great opportunity for the directors to show their leadership skills and pass-on our LATISM mission and community commitment to their local networks.”
To join the new and existing chapters, and to find out about upcoming launch events in each area, please follow them in their respective blogs and Facebook pages, listed below.
EXISTING CHAPTERS – CHANGE OF LEADERSHIP
Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) is a 501(c) 4 nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the social, civic and economic status of the Latino community through technology, innovation and social media. LATISM also helps to raise awareness among corporate brands, NGOs and government entities about using social media to reach Latinos. Our partnership initiatives include research, event sponsorships, and leadership training. A pioneering social media organization with over 140,000 members and 13 local chapters in its nationwide network, LATISM has been hailed as the most influential online movement in the new multicultural Web. To learn more about the Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) organization, visit http://blog.latism.org.