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Latino Outreach Center Events

SPRING 2019

 

START SMART - SALARY NEGOTIATION

Wednesday, March 6 at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: Student Resource Center (SRC)  2000

Lunch will be served.

Women working full time in the United States typically are paid just 80 percent of what men are paid, a gap of 20 percent — and it's even wider for black women, Latinas, and Native women.

Attend this FREE two-hour salary negotiation workshop to learn how to confidently and successfully negotiate your salary and benefits packages. In this workshop, you'll gain confidence in your negotiation style through facilitated discussion and role-playing and learn. How to identify and articulate your personal value. How to develop an arsenal of persuasive responses and other strategies to use when negotiating. How to conduct objective market research to benchmark a target salary and benefits. About the wage gap, including its long-term consequences

You will also have an opportunity to practice your negotiation. Seats are limited to 40

To register please click here: REGISTER

To join AAUW and take advantage of membership opportunities CLICK HERE because College of DuPage is an institutional member.

  

I Am The People: Venezuela Under Populism/ El Pueblo Soy Yo: En Populismo

Tuesday, April 2 at 11 a.m., Health Science Center (HSC), 1234

Venezuela/ 2018/ 87 min.

Genre: Documentary

Director: Carlos Oteyza

Spanish w/ English Subtitles

Synopsis: El Pueblo Soy Yo: Venezuela in Populism is a documentary film that sets out to describe the skillful mechanisms of authoritarian power in the government initiated by Hugo Chávez and continued by Nicolás Maduro. The film unravels the appearance of the charismatic leader at a time of crisis, and how this, using high oil prices, opens the way to seize institutions, polarize society, silence the media and disrupt the productive apparatus. All this, of course, in the name of the people.

Click here to view trailer

 

The Gazelle's Dance/ El Baile de la Gacela

Wednesday, April 3 at 7 p.m., Health Science Center (HSC), 1234

Costa Rica/ Mexico/ 2018/ 90 min.

Genre: Comedy

Director: Ivan Porras Meléndez

Spanish w/ English Subtitles

Synopsis: Eugenio's dream is to win a big trophy, but he could never achieve it as a football player. Now he is 72 years old and he sees a chance to fulfill his dream through a tropical dance contest. But when he loses his partner half way through the contest, his only chance of winning will be to face his own prejudices and those of your family. Now,he will change the Ball for the Hall.

 Click here to view trailer

Contact Information

Saraliz Jimenez, MBA, MS
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2225P, (630) 942-3039
jimene@cod.edu

Summer Hours

Monday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Evening appointments are available upon request.