El Nuevo Comienzo (or new beginning) highlights the success and achievements of Latina/o/x and Native graduates at Wayne State University. It provides a time and space for honoring the support and contributions of family, friends, mentors and the community. El Nuevo Comienzo is open to all undergraduate, graduate and professional school students from WSU and is co-sponsored by the Center or Latino/a and Latin American Studies and the NDN Learning Community, "a community of learning for Native/Aboriginals and allies."
To participate in the planning committee or as a graduate for the 2019 El Nuevo Comienzo, email Tamara Serrano Chandler.
View program booklet (pdf)
Keynote speaker: Ashley Tuomi, DHSc, Chief Executive Officer, American Indian Health & Family Services
Student speakers: Micheline Silva, David Pitawanakwat, Lilian Roa
Performance by: BombaRica