Café con Leche

  • Anna Comstock Hall (Latino Living Center)

Join us this Fall for the Latino Living Center Café con Leche Series. This series allows students, student organizations, programs and departments to present a topic and engage in conversation and dialogues with members of the Cornell community. Topics range from issues affecting Latinos and other racial, ethnic and cultural communities in topics ranging from policy, media, education, identity, health and more.

Fridays @ 6:00 pm

September 1: Bienvenidos!

Join the Latino Living Center for their Annual Bienvenidos BBQ, an evening of fun games and community bonding time!

Enjoy some music, food, and socialize and network with Latinx clubs! RSVP is required for food. Please register via Campus Groups :

September 8: Que Caliente - Latin Lover and Loving Latine

Come discuss the negative connotations of the stereotype “Latin Lover” on campus and the impact it has on our community with the Sigma Alpha Mu in the Latino Living CenterLounge. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

September 15: ACaU Trivia night

ACaU is excited to announce their first event of the semester will be a Cafe con Leche to meet the E-board and play some trivia to celebrate and learn about Central American Independence Day. There will be Central American snacks and prizes! We hope to see you there! Register via Campus Groups:

September 22: Movie Night

Join us at the Latino Living Center Lounge to watch "Instructions Not Included" while enjoying some snacks and drinks. See details:

September 29: Let's Talk - Mental Health

Discuss personal stories and how it's okay to talk about mental health and reach out for help. An alumni will come and talk as well to the audience about her experience. Register via Campus Groups:

October 20: Casa Sevilla in Spain

Interested in studying abroad?
Join us this Café to learn about an incredible opportunity for heritage Spanish speakers!
CASA Sevilla offers a variety of programming options that have been specifically developed to meet the needs of heritage speakers looking to expand their language mastery to a professional level. It’s also in the beautiful, historic city of Sevilla, which provides the perfect setting for students, particularly heritage speakers, to benefit from studying abroad.
Guest Speakers:
Eva Infante, Director CASA Sevilla, university-based semester abroad program
Barto Miranda, Program Coordinator, CASA Sevilla
Gaby Mino, CASA Sevilla and Cornell Spring ’21 Alumna

*Refreshments and snacks provided!*. Register via Campus Groups:

October 27: Calaberitas Literarias

Join us to learn about the history of calaveritas literarias and even learn how to make one! Calaveritas literarias emerged as a form of resistance to colonization. They are writings that often rhyme, making fun of the death related to people, things, or places. They symbolize the connection that indigenous people had with death and add fun to the season.

We will have hot chocolate and snacks. Remember to register via Campus Groups:

November 10: Exploring Personal Migration and FGLI Experiences Through Art

Please join us for a special Café con Leche hosted by Undocumented and DACA Support and the Latino Living Center this Friday, November 10 from 6 to 7 pm as part of First Generation Celebration Week.

Migration is natural, and the experiences of First Generation Low-Income students are complex. Come through for a paint and sip with conchas and Jarritos in the Latino Living Center Lounge to engage in community and discuss what personal migration and FGLI experiences mean at Cornell. Please RSVP here on Campus Groups and hope to see you soon!

November 17: Day Hall Takeover Celebration

Join LAL, LLC, M.E.Ch.A and CLAA to celebrate and recall 30 years ago, the Day Hall Takeover. There will be many events for this special occasion including poster making, panels, and a reenactment with food. This Friday, join our Café for Pupusas, DHT debrief, and a short re-enactment. We hope to see you there! Register here via Campus Groups.

December 1: Region 1 Founders' Day Celebration

The Invincible Iota Chapter of Sigma Lambda Upsilon/Señoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority, Inc. cordially invites everyone to our Region 1 Founders’ Day Celebration!

They will be coming together for dinner and a cake cutting on December 1st at 6PM in the Latino Living Center at Cornell University to celebrate the legacy of 4 trailblazing women that founded their everlasting Hermandad. Register here via Campus Groups.