Washington, DC, December 20, 2011 —Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) is proud to announce the addition of five new local chapters to its roster. The new chapters, which cover the Central Florida, Houston, San Antonio and Philadelphia, join existing chapters in New York, Chicago, Dallas, Phoenix, Charlotte, South Florida and Bay Area, CA. The re-launched chapters, Los Angeles and Washington, DC, boast new leadership.
The chapters, 13 in total, bring LATISM one step closer to its goal of establishing a local presence in all mayor Latino DMAs across the country, and will help to support LATISM National’s initiatives nationwide by creating opportunities to network and learn at the local level.
“We are proud to welcome these four new chapters into LATISM, as well as the new leadership in our Los Angeles and DC chapters,” says Ana Roca-Castro, Founder and Chair for LATISM. “These groups are aligned 100% with LATISM’s core mission, of advancing and promoting the advancement of Latinos through collaboration, education and the sharing of ideas and knowledge with their local communities.”
To learn more about the new and existing LATISM chapters, please support and stay up-to-date about their local events and initiatives by visiting their respective blogs and social media platforms, listed below.
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. LATISM also helps to raise awareness among corporate brands, NGOs and government entities about using social media to reach Latinos. Our partnership initatives include research, event sponsorships, and leadership training. A pioneering social media organization with over 140,000 members in its 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://latism.org”