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New Platforms for Shaping the Latinx Narrative

Friday, August 24, 2018
10:00am - 2:00pm PDT
The Walt Disney Studios
500 S Buena Vista St, Burbank, CA 91521
Members: $0.00
Non-Members: $0.00
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Join Southern California Latinxs in Philanthropy, The Walt Disney Company, Hispanics in Philanthropy and Southern California Grantmakers to learn from a panel of executives and storytellers who are changing the narrative on Latinx culture.



  8:00 am  Doors Open
10:00 am – 10:15 am  Welcome
10:15 am – 11:45 am  Screen Trailer or Clips & Morning Panel
11:45 am – 12:15 pm  Lunch
12:15 pm –  1:50 pm   Afternoon Panel
  1:50 pm –  2:00 pm   Closing Remarks/Adjourn


Morning Panel – Coco: Collaborating To Create an Authentic Narrative


  • Moderated by Evangeline Ordaz, Award-Winning Television Writer, Producer and Playwright
  • Peggie Birkenhagen, Director, Marketing, The Walt Disney Studios
  • Julie Ann Crommett, Vice President, Multicultural Audience Engagement, The Walt Disney Studios
  • Marcela Davison Aviles, Principal and Founder, The Chapultepec Group
  • Evelina Fernandez, Cultural Advisor and Board Member, Latino Theater Company and the Los Angeles Theatre Center


Afternoon Panel – New Platforms for Telling the Story


  • Moderated by Evangeline Ordaz, Award-Winning Television Writer, Producer and Playwright
  • Alan Gershenfeld, President and Co-Founder, E-Line Media
  • Helen Hernandez, Founder, Imagen Foundation
  • Rafael Agustin, Writer (Jane the Virgin) and Executive Director, Latino Film Institute Youth Cinema Project


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No cost to participate

Who May Attend
Current SCG members and eligible non-members and guests.
For registration questions, please email [email protected].

Register online by Monday, August 20, 2018.
SCG members: please log in to your SCG account to register.
Non-Members: please complete this form.

Accommodations for People with Disabilities
If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate in this activity, please contact our programs team at [email protected] or (213) 680-8866. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs.