The scholarship recipients are: Claudia Escobedo (Schenectady County Community College), Marines Hernandez (Empire State College), Nelka Ortega-Cotto (Schenectady County Community College), Claudette Ramirez (Schenectady County Community College), and Liela Viera (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).
You are Invited to Join us for
“An Evening of Literature by Latinas”
Esmeralda Santiago and Mirta Ojito
Wednesday, May 4, 2011, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Advanced Ticket Purchase Required, Limited Seating.
Buffet Dinner and light beverages will be served.
Please join us for a special evening with two extraordinary women and renowned authors, Esmeralda Santiago and Mirta Ojito, to discuss their literary careers and new books. The authors will provide a reading, question and answer session about the book, and their experience of being an author.
This event will raise funds to benefit our Young Latinas Leadership Institute Scholarship program, providing young Latinas with the tools and support to pursue and attain college degrees. We hope you will consider an additional gift in support of this essential program. All contributions beyond your ticket price are fully tax deductible as allowed by law.
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