Latino Community Affairs (LCA)


LCA serves to unite and empower Latino students and student organizations at the University of Texas at Austin through communication, leadership, social action and education for the advancement of the Latina/o community. LCA works to strengthen Latina/o student organizations on campus and to promote understanding of Latino culture and history and how it is linked current social issues. LCA provides a vocal outlet for members of the Latina/o community, encourages communication within the Latina/o community, and more. ¡Adelante! is LCA’s major welcoming event that attracts hundreds of students each year. For more information, please visit

LCA Meetings occur every two weeks (6 times a semester) and create opportunities for community members to meet and work on community building and issues of critical concern as well as discuss upcoming events.


  • Veronica Rivera-Co-Director of Operations
  • Valeria Muñoz-Co-Director of Finance
  • Maria Villalpando-Co-Director of Community Development
  • Edwin Hurtado- ¡Adelante! and Latino Leadership Summit Chair
  • Ingrid Vasquez- ¡Adelante! and Latino Leadership Summit Chair
  • María Morales-Co-Director of Leadership Development
  • Jessica Cisneros-Co-Director of Archives
  • Jesse Guadiana-Co-Director of Campus Outreach
  • Paul Martinez-Co-Director of Communications
  • Mauricio Garcia-Co-Director of University Relations


  • Jose Ramirez
  • Swietenia Palacios