On Saturday, February 7, 2015, Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI), a fraternal organization at The University of Texas at Austin, held a "Western-Themed" party where individuals were seen wearing ponchos, sombreros, border patrol outfits and other stereotypical Mexican paraphernalia. Since then, several individuals on our campus, alumni and concerned individuals throughout the nation have expressed their sentiments with FIJI's actions and the lack of initiative by UT's administration and campus offices via a Letter of Concern (bit.ly/LetterofConcern2-9-15) drafted by the Latino Community Affairs. To show the administration at The University of Texas at Austin how disappointed we are that events like this KEEP occurring and how there have yet be proper repercussions set in place for such incidents, a rally will be held in support of the unity, diversity and equality that we ALL deserve. PLEASE JOIN US ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2015 IN FRONT OF THE CESAR CHAVEZ STATUE @ 4:30 PM AS WE PREPARE TO WALK TO THE FIJI HOUSE AND STAND AS ONE UNDIVIDED COMMUNITY. (We would appreciate it if everyone in attendance wear white). If you would like to serve as a speaker or would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact UT Latinos via email at email@example.com. ******Between now and the rally, the Multicultural Engagement Center (MEC) will serve as a space to voice concerns, as well as make posters for Thursday afternoon. ******PLEASE NOTE: This event it NOT meant to harm members of FIJI or other bystanders, rather we are seeking justice and to make a statement. If at any time, we (organizers) feel that your statements/posters are not aligned with our goal, we will not hesitate in asking you to leave.
To improve this listing email: firstname.lastname@example.org