“A Network for Latino Faculty, Staff, and Students”

"Una red para académicos, empleados y estudiantes latinos"

!Hola y Bienvenidos!

The MU Voz Latina faculty, staff and student association is a vibrant organization dedicated to empower the Latino community of the University of Missouri and Columbia to lead and to achieve academic, professional, and personal success. Learn More

!Hola y Bienvenidos!

La asociación de académicos, empleados y estudiantes latinos llamado MU Voz Latina es una organización dinámica dedicada a promover el liderazgo y éxito académico, profesional, y personal de la comunidad latina en la Universidad de Missouri y Columbia. Aprende más…

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To receive our weekly newsletter with relevant and local events, activities, and announcements, please sign up using our online form, or email us at muvozlatina@missouri.edu.

Suscríbase a nuestro boletín semanal

Para recibir nuestro boletín semanal con eventos, actividades, y oportunidades, suscríbase con el formulario en línea o mandé un correo al muvozlatina@missouri.edu.

Meet our Board of Directors! ¡Conozca la Junta Directiva!

Voz Latina Needs You!

Most of the current board member's terms of office will expire this fall (e.g. President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Outreach Coordinator). We are looking for new board members and other volunteers! Help lead this organization to be a network that supports the success of Latino faculty, staff, students and community members. Write today with your interest or with nominations: muvozlatina@missouri.edu. You can volunteer or nominate someone.

Upcoming Events for 2023:

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Wednesday, November 29 at 5pm: Voz Latina General Meeting, to be held in Agriculture Building Room 2-43.  

  Pizza and Chat with MU Voz Latina and friends 

Location: International Tap House (308 S 9th St, Columbia)    

All are welcome! These events are held to connect and network members of the community.

Past Events


2022-2023 Planning Meeting was held in September 2022.   Monthly Pizza and Chats were held for the organization and community.

2021 Latino Family Picnic Held with LGPN, Mizzou SACNAS, and MU Voz Latina. See details

2019 Latinx Heritage Month Events at MU: https://diversity.missouri.edu/education-development/celebratory-months/latinx-heritage-month/ 

Spanish Story Time / Hora de cuentos en familia at the Daniel Boone Regional Library (100 West Broadway), ages 2-5. 

See the Latinx Heritage Month at Mizzou 2018 calendar of events.

City Hall Display - All of 2018 Hispanic Heritage Month
Voz Latina has organized a display at Columbia City Hall to show some of Latin America's heritage, including typical clothing, art, crafts and other objects. See the beautiful display of pride in our heritage Sept 15- Oct 15, 2018 at 701 E Broadway.

2018 Annual Latino Family Picnic and Celebration
Saturday, October 13, 2018, from 12-4pm at Cosmo Park (near the mall) - Burford Shelter
Open to MU faculty, staff, students, and the Columbia community. MU Voz Latina will provide a main dish. Please bring a side dish from your country, region, or culture. Music, dancing, games, speakers, and activities for adults and children. Sponsored by MU Voz Latina. Share flyer.

In Defense of Land and Food Sovereignty - Fermina Zarate Dominguez
Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018, at 3pm in ABNR 123

Join us in learning directly from Fermina, an Indigenous Mixteca farmer from Oaxaca, Mexico. Fermina has been part of the technical team of the Center for Integral Small Farmer Development in the Mixteca (CEDICAM) for 14 years. She works to promote soil conservation, reforestation of native trees, rainwater collection, conservation of native seeds and food production, whiel promoting the importance of conserving a local food culture that includes products grown in the milpa system. See flyer.

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2018 Cena de Bienvenida/Welcome Dinner to new faculty and staff: Friday, September 14, 2018, at 6pm in The Shack in the MU Student Center. All are welcome to join this fourth annual dinner to welcome new Latino and Hispanic faculty, staff and students to campus. This is an opportunity to meet newcomers as well as more established members of our community. This is an inclusive event – family and friends are invited; please feel free to share! RSVP required by 9/10 by emailing us at muvozlatina@missouri.edu.
Sponsored by Voz Latina, Latinx Graduate and Professional Network, Association of Latin@ American Students, and the Cambio Center

See the 2017 Latin@ Heritage Celebration calendar.

Celebration flyer

    Celebrando Nuestra Culturas / Celebrating Our Cultures 2017
    Join us for this annual event that recognizes cultures and heritages of Latinos. Join us for an afternoon of music, dance, flags parade, singing, and much more. Everyone is welcome to this fun, family-friendly event.
    Talent Show: Please let us know if you would like to share your talents so we can plan for time in the program. (Music, dance, poetry, etc. are welcome.)
    Dress with Pride: We invite everyone to wear their country’s traditional clothing.
    Celebrando Nuestra Culturas / Celebrating Our Cultures 2017
    Acompáñanos en este evento anual que reconoce las culturas y herencias Latinas. Ven a disfrutar de una tarde de música, baile, desfile de banderas, canto, y mucho más. Todos son bienvenidos a este evento que es para toda la familia.
    Buscando Talentos: Escríbanos si está interesad@ en compartir sus talentos especiales en este gran evento. (música, danza, poesía, u otros talentos bienvenidos.)
    Vístase con Orgullo: Les invitamos a lucir sus trajes típicos.