Weekly News & Updates | July 20, 2022
LIVESTREAM OF FUNERAL SERVICE FOR ROD GARCIA
The service for SHPE Founder Rod Garcia will be held from 3pm – 4pm with a graveside service from 4-5pm on Saturday, July 23 at the Skyrose Chapel & Mausoleum (Rose Hills Cemetery) in Whittier, CA, followed by a Celebration of Life at Cal State LA.

The service will be live-streamed via Zoom for all those who cannot attend in person.

JOIN OUR FIRST FAMILIA MEETING
It's time for our first Familia Meeting! We'll hold these Zoom calls once per quarter on a different SHPE-related topic with different speakers followed by a Q&A. This month get to know our new Board Chair Fernando Paz and get your questions about the Board answered. Send questions in advance to familia@shpe.org.

SIGN UP FOR THE BACK-TO-SCHOOL NOCHE DE CIENCIAS EVENT
Do you know a K-12 student with an interest in STEM? We're offering a fun, free "night of science" or noche de ciencias on Wednesday, August 17, from 7-9pm ET for K-12 pre-college students. The first 120 to sign up will receive a free KiwiCo kit.

FOR PARENTS & GUARDIANS! Join us from 7-8pm ET for a special Equipando Padres workshop about The Summer Before College

SHPE WELCOMES MARIANA ACUNA DELGADO TO THE STAFF
Please join us in welcoming Mariana Acuña Delgado to the SHPE staff as Senior Associate, Government Relations. Mariana has a background in working with Congressional leaders and government relations advocacy, which will be very critical to SHPE becoming a key influencer in Capitol Hill. Her experience at ArentFox Schiff and the U.S. Senate will be an asset to our team.

JAY FLORES ON THE AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR SEMI-FINALS
Lifetime member Jay Flores appeared in the semi-final round of American Ninja Warrior on NBC this past Monday evening. The show boasts "elite athletes from around the country compete on the world's most difficult obstacle courses." The episode is available now to watch on Hulu. Congratulations to Jay on a remarkable run!

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR KORN FERRY'S LEADERSHIP U FOR HUMANITY
SHPE is proud to continue our partnership with Leadership U for Humanity and the Korn Ferry
Charitable Foundation. Our world needs more empowered professionals from underrepresented backgrounds. This program is designed to ignite your leadership potential by developing new management skills, your personal brand, and professional networks. Applications are currently being accepted.

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LAST WEEK'S RESULTS!
We had 326 responses to our question "In what city are you most likely to attend the National Convention?" Anaheim came in first at 31% followed by 20% of you who want to go to Phoenix. 18% selected Charlotte followed by 14% for Salt Lake City. And 17% said the location doesn't factor into your decision. #themoreyouknow
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
ScholarSHPE Award Notifications I July 1 - July 30 I Learn more
Rod Garcia Funeral Service | July 23 @ 3pm | Details
First Summer Noche de Ciencias | July 27 @ 5pm ET | Register
2022 NILA Presidents Summit | August 3-7 | Orlando, FL | Register
Q3 Familia Meeting | August 15 | Virtual | Register
Back to School Noche de Ciencias | August 17 @ 5pm ET | Register
2022 National Convention - Regular Rates End | September 30 | Register
2022 National Convention | November 2-6 | Charlotte, NC | Register
Please email marketing@shpe.org if you have an event to add to the calendar.