The Latin American Graduation and Professional Student Assembly (LAGAPSA)

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Past events:

Bienvenida: School year kick-off with food, drinks, and friends.

Latinxs and the 2016 Presidential Election: A lively roundtable discussion with Penn faculty, Philadelphia city council members, and social activists.

Post-Election Self Care: An open and safe space to try and cope and process the election results, featuring special guest Gustavo the puppy!

Happy Hour co-sponsored with SP2-HACE and GSEG

Racism Among Minorities: Panel discussion to address the racism that is rampant among "minority" populations. Co-sponsored by SCRWP and PAAGSA.

Community Action Party: An event to reach out to senators and other government officials to resist injustices in our country, with a focus on DACA/immigration reform, women's rights, police brutality, and the DAPL.

#NiUnaMenos PAVE Training: Dinner and presentation from Penn Anti-Violence Educators in understanding the role of bystanders in preventing interpersonal violence.

Lantinx Graduation Brunch

For information on upcoming events, check out our website and facebook page above!

The Latin American Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (LAGAPSA) shall enhance the quality of life for graduate and professional students of Latin American, Latino, and/or Hispanic descent at the University of Pennsylvania.

Past Events

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come down to College Green and learn more about graduate student organizations at Penn! All IDEAL organizations will be represented. Stop by and say hello!

2:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us for a bake sale to raise funds for Puerto Rico and for the families of our graduate students that need our help.

We will be collecting canned goods, bottled water, baby food, medicine, etc!

Please give whatever you can!


VENMO: penn-helps-pr

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Join the Latin American Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (LAGAPSA), La Casa Latina and the Graduate Student Center as we kick off the school year with food, drinks, fun, and new friends!

*After party to follow at City Tap House, with drink specials

Please register in advance HERE!

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

If your DACA status has an expiration date between September 5, 2017 and March 5, 2018, you are eligible to renew your DACA status.





















The Transnational Legal Clinic at Penn Law will provide free legal assistance to all individuals seeking renewal.

For those currently ineligible for DACA:

12:00 pm

The decision of the current administration to rescind DACA has deeply affected our community's sense of safety and well-being.

Join CAPS and La Casa Latina on Friday, September 8th, for support, discussion, and lunch.