?? March Cultura Guide: SXSW para ti, Latinapalooza y más

Plus, our new site has launched!

?? March Cultura Guide: SXSW para ti, Latinapalooza y más

Plus, our new site has launched!

SXSW para ti, Latinapalooza and more this March

Saludos! Who’s ready for spring? You know, that magical time of year when it’s amazing to be an Austinite. This winter, we’ve seen the postponement of many local events, but March kicks off spring festival season and brings new opportunities to build community.

The March newsletter below includes:

Más Community: Learn how you can improve your Spanish, find your polling location, help refugees and more community events and volunteer opportunities.

?Sí Se Puede: Let’s recognize inspiring local folks pushing our comunidad forward. Check out the Austin Under 40 Award winners!

?Austin Vida Updates: Austin Vida has launched a new site! Woohoo! Check it out. This marks a new phase in our journey to amplify, inform, and celebrate Latinidad with culturally-competent news. Scroll down to the section #RoadtoRelaunch for all the BIG things we’re planning this spring and how you can support. ?

Lastly, plan ahead with your FREE Cultura Guide. Here’s the link:

Austin Vida March Cultura Guide PDF


Nancy Flores, Austin Vida editor & publisher

Local filmmaker Iliana Sosa’s movie ‘What We Leave Behind’ about her grandfather is among the films featured at the South by Southwest Film Festival in 2022. Check out the March Cultura Guide PDF for more details. Contributed by MPRM Communications.

What’s in March’s Cultura Guide?

  • How to find all things Latinx at SXSW (even if you don’t have a badge).
  • Where to find the Tejano music, tacos and teatro all in one place.
  • Ways to celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month at Frida Friday ATX and Resistencia Books.
  • All about Latinapalooza!
  • Learn about the inspiring Crystal City-based Mexican American teens who changed history in 1969.

And much more! ?????

Más Community

Got an April community event you’d like to submit for consideration? Hit reply or send to news@austinvida.com.

  • ?️ Don’t forget to vote on March 1! If you missed early voting, head to the polls from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Need an election guide? Here you go. Check out a sample ballot here. Find a polling location here.
  • ?Want to learn or brush up on your Spanish? Free online sessions are coming up led by Freestyle Languages. On March 4, take a virtual trip and practice Spanish via travel-related activities. RSVP here. All levels welcome. On March 8, the online session "A Beginner’s Guide to Speaking Spanish" shares free access to a Spanish Pronunciation Workshop and more. RSVP here.You can be based anywhere to join.
  • ?Are you or someone you know in need of children’s diapers? El Buen Samaritano in South Austin holds a diaper distribution every first and third Thursday of each month from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Details here.
  • ? Refugee Services of Texas is collecting car seats of all sizes for their clients. Drop off new or used car seats (in good condition) Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 512-472-9472 when you’re at the RST office so they can let you in.

Sí Se Puede

Did you or someone you know receive an honor? Let us know by emailing us at news@austinvida.com for newsletter consideration.

  • ✨ Kudos to all of the winners of the Austin Under 40 Awards including Sharon Vigil of Communities in Schools Central Texas who was nominated in the Youth and Education category and Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez of NextGen America who was nominated in the Non-Profit category. Full list of winners here.

Austin Vida #RoadtoRelaunch

Mil gracias to the Tiny News Collective! With their support, we now have a new and improved site and can accept tax-deductible donations. Let’s do this! ?Please consider a donation to ensure our historias are not ignored.

Austin Vida is a part of the inaugural cohort of the Tiny News Collective (TNC), which aims to support voices historically excluded from media and media ownership. TNC serves as our 501 (c)3 fiscal sponsor and will process all donations. Your support keeps Austin Vida free and accessible para todos.

Take a peek at the new site. More stories coming later this spring!

Some big things we’re looking forward to in the coming weeks and months:

⭐We’re proud to be a media partner for Latinapalooza, a music showcase curated by musician Patricia Vonne featuring an all-Latina line-up at Cooper’s BBQ on March 17. Swing by Austin Vida’s community engagement table at the show. More details in the Cultura Guide. Plus more community engagement events coming soon.

⭐Be on the lookout for coverage of all things Latinx at SXSW at our new site and our social media channels. You’ll receive a special edition of the newsletter later this month.

⭐Expanding our site coverage with more community + culture news. Got a story tip? Just hit reply to this email.

⭐Planning for an Austin Vida launch party and fundraiser! Want to volunteer or be a sponsor? Hit reply to this email.

Want to help amplify our mission?

Mil gracias for being a champion for nuestra gente and signing up to join the Austin Vida community. Hope you enjoy your monthly Cultura Guides and newsletter. Be on the lookout for future culture + community articles on our new site!

Austin Vida is an independent digital Latinx news and culture site based in Austin, Texas. We empower our community by amplifying our stories, events and cultura. All of our content, including our popular monthly Cultura Guides, is free. Thank you for your support. ??

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