2019 national Convention
new york city: July 25th – 28th 2019

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This year's National Convention is being held in New York City, home to the largest population of Hermanos in the United States. The weekend will include:

1. A career development conference for undergrads, where Hermanos will be exposed to resources, role models and career roadmaps critical to their short-term and long-term professional success,

2. An alumni-focused, Gala

3. Several meaningful opportunities to reconnect with and meet new Hermanos.

We expect this year's Lambda NC to be the most widely attended legislative convention in our 37 year history. In 2019, all roads lead to NYC! We look forward to seeing you in July and invite you to purchase your ticket at your earliest convenience.

La Unidad Para Siempre,
Hermano George Bahamondes
Interim President and Director
president@launidadlatina.org

Dates

Thursday, July 25th - Sunday, July 28th, 2019

hotel

New York Marriott Downtown (Financial District)
Address: 85 West St, New York, NY 10006
Phone: (212) 385-4900

​Call NY Marriott downtown for room reservations. Mention "la unidad latina" to receive a special room rate of $239, or reserve online via the link below.

​Click Here to book your Room reservation online

The road to 2020

Our Priorities

1. Improve engagement with Hermanos through a) membership development and b) brotherhood and bonding initiatives

2. Ensure 11 Regions have the resources and guidance needed to fulfill a) membership development and b) brotherhood and bonding initiatives

3. Establish consistent messaging to key stakeholders via a) a new national website, b) monthly National Council updates, c) quarterly National Council reports, d) targeted social media campaigns, and e) nationally-circulated LUL recruitment, marketing and informational materials

How?

1. Simplifed Chapter and Regional appraisal process + requirements

Chapters: a) Focus on GPA + b) Focus on post-college career opportunities + c) Annual chapter reunion 

Regions: a) Annual regional reunion + Annual neo-alumni conclave 

2. Central location for Hermano, Chapter, and Regional information

Website:  Hermano Resources landing page 

3. Coordinated and consistent messaging to key stakeholders

Monthly RD-President call: NC President's primary responsibility is to provide clear guidance and support to Regional Boards and NC Officers

Website and Social Media: a) Launch new national website + b) Public relations campaign promoting the accomplishments of alumni Hermanos

Consistent Reporting: a) Monthly National Council updates + b) Quarterly National Council reports 

Consistent Messaging: a) Nationally-circulated LUL recruitment, marketing and informational materials

2019 National convention Agenda

thursday - after hours

Date: Thursday, July 25, 2019 

Poetry Slam Night @ Nuyorican Cafe (Hosted by New York Metro Region)
Time: 6:00pm-10:00pm 
Location: Nuyorican Cafe (Lower East Side) 

Proposed agenda
6:00pm: Check-in
6:30pm: Cocktail Hour Reception
7:30pm: Poetry Slam Performances
9:30pm: Open Mic 
10:00pm: Closing Remarks

FRIDAY - Business Hours

Date: Friday, July 26, 2019 

Fraternal Business (Hosted by National Leadership)
Time: 9:30am-6:00pm 
Location: New York Marriott Downtown (Financial District) 

Proposed agenda 
9:30am: Check-in
10:00am: BOD + NC: State of Fraternity + Strategic Plan Presentation
12:00pm: Pizza @ Zuccotti Park
1:15pm: Legislation 
6:00pm: Closing Remarks

FRIDAY - After hours

Date: Friday, July 26, 2019

Hermano Reunion (Hosted by National Leadership + LUL SEF)

Time: 7:00pm-11:00pm 
Location: Pier A Harbor House (Battery Park)

Proposed agenda 
7:00pm: Check-in
7:30pm: Welcome Remarks
10:45pm: Closing Remarks

saturday - business hours


This year’s National Convention will include a career development component for undergrads, where Hermanos will be exposed to the resources, role models and career roadmaps critical to their short-term and long-term professional success. The New York Diversity Career Conference (NYDCC) will closely mirror the format of the Los Angeles Diversity Career Conference (LADCC) held at USC’s Marshall School of Business during the Fall of 2018. NYDCC will feature presentations by leading internship programs and eight career panels across – Education, Law, Engineering, Technology, Business, Public Service, Art, and Medicine.

Date: Saturday, July 27, 2019 (Hosted by National Leadership and LUL SEF)


New York Diversity Career Conference (NYDCC)
Time: 9:30am-3:00pm 
Location: New York Marriott Downtown (Financial District)

Sector-Specific Tracks:  A) Business, B) Engineering, C) Technology/Computer Science, D) Eduction, E) Medicine, F) Law, G) Art, H) Public Service 

Proposed agenda 
9:30am: Check-in
10:00am: Welcome Remarks
10:15am: Keynote Speaker
10:30am: Internship Program Presentations (INROADS, SEO, JOPWELL, MLT)
12:00pm: Sector-Specific Career Panels (Business, Engineering, Technology/Computer Science, Eduction, Medicine, Law, Art, Public Service)
1:45pm: Networking Lunch @ Clinton Hall
3:00pm: Closing Remarks

saturday - after hours


Date: Saturday, July 27, 2019

National Convention Gala: Lifting As We Climb
Time: 6:30pm-11:00pm 
Location: New York Marriott Downtown (Financial District) 

Proposed agenda 
6:30pm: Apertif Cocktail Hour
8:00pm: Welcome Remarks
8:15pm: Awards Dinner
9:15pm: Reception Cocktail Hour + Networking Session
10:45pm: Closing Remarks

Sunday - Community Service

Details to come.

get your tickets early & Save!

Tier 1

Deadline May 15

$350*

Purchase Ticket

*Excludes 3% transaction fee

Tier 2

Deadline June 15

$375*

Tier 3

Deadline July 15

$400*

Tier 1 Payment plan

Deadline April 15

$360**

Payment Plan Form

**INcludes 3% transaction fee; 3 payments of $120

Gala Only Ticket

Deadline April 15

$175*

Purchase Ticket

*INcludes 3% transaction fee

New York City - Financial District

Financial district

​Click Here to book your Room reservation online

New York Marriott Downtown (Financial District)
Address: 85 West St, New York, NY 10006
Phone: (212) 385-4900

​CALL NY MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN FOR ROOM RESERVATIONS. MENTION "LA UNIDAD LATINA" TO RECEIVE A SPECIAL ROOM RATE OF $239, OR RESERVE ONLINE VIA THE LINK BELOW.

Dates

Thursday, July 25th - Sunday, July 28th

airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

transportation

Uber / lyft/ cabs or public transportaiton is available to the New York Marriott Downtown from each airport 

Neophytes

CONVENTION IS A REQUIREMENT FOR ALL NEOPHYTES 

Convention is a requirement for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 neophytes, as well as for Hermanos who were exempted last year. 

We do recognize extenuating circumstances may prevent you from attending National Convention in NYC.  If you are unable to attend convention, please submit an exemption request + any required documentation to the National Council by June 15th, 2019 at 11:59PM ET. Circumstances warranting an exemption include: Study Abroad,  Academic/Professional Conference,  Work Schedule,  Death of a human family member.

Failure to attend convention in the absence of an official exemption will result in a fine of $350.

Contact the internal.affairs@launidadlatina.org if you have any questions.

Submit an Exemption Request

Legislation

1. Submit legislation below for convention.

2. If this is your first time, you can also login and learn how to write a winning proposal.

Submit Legislation / Learn More

* legislative proposals are due on Friday, April 26th, 2019