This email came from Professor Angela Valenzuela:
Hope all are accomplishing well in this complicated time that is so extremely heartbreaking and profoundly enraging. These sentiments are extensively shared by our neighborhood below in Texas as they have to be in all places.
My spouse, Emilio and I, manufactured it to Uvalde this earlier weekend and returned experience seriously moved to imagined and motion bordering the total ordeal that you can read out right here if you like:
Emilio, myself, and members of Nuestro Grupo/Academia Cuauhtli, our Saturday college, are convening Sunday’s press meeting and healing ceremony and publish mostly to invite you and your households to it in purchase to each honor the victims and survivors in Uvalde and to encourage our very own healing with our kids, mothers and fathers, Austin group, and nation.
It will take spot bodily this Sunday at 9AM CST in the zócalo at the ESB-MACC found at 600 River St. in Austin, TX 78701.
Remember to fall by if you materialize to be in the location.
Our ceremony will be livestreamed on at minimum 3 internet pages as follows: on the Academia Cuauhtli Fb webpage, the HABLA (Hispanic Advocates Business Leaders of Austin), as well as on the Countrywide LULAC Facebook web page.
The function commences with a push conference at 9AM with danza Mexica (Aztec dance) ceremony commencing at 10AM CST and concluding about 12:00PM CST.
If you can’t make it to Austin, do invite your children and grandchildren, in certain, to join us pretty much at 10AM when danza begins. The older people can be a part of us earlier at 9AM for our livestreamed press convention. This will give you a chance to listen to what is on the hearts and minds of important leaders and users of the Latina/o/x group.