Note: We are no longer accepting presentations for the 2019 SL-SLC.

The Inaugural Southeastern LatinX Student Leadership Conference (SL-SLC) will be launched on April 12-14, 2019 on the campus of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. All proposals should be submitted via the submission form linked below. Please, direct questions to

Conference Details

The Vision

To be the leading collegiate success conference for LatinX students in the southeast.

The Mission

To achieve our mission we will provide development tools and skills through the use of presentations, workshops and experiential activities.

The 2019 Theme

Maximizing Nosotros: Empowering LatinX Students for Success.

Available Tracks

  • Owning Our Values
  • Challenging Ourselves
  • Claiming Our Roots

Presentation Parameters

Who Should Submit a Proposal

We are calling for all Faculty, Student Affairs Professionals, State, and Local Government Employees, and all industry practitioners to submit proposals sharing thought-provoking presentations, interactive demonstrations, and engaging conversations.

Length of Presentations

All session should be designed to be 60 minutes in length with an additional 15 minutes provided for a question and answer period.


Conference participants include collegiate students from across the institutional spectrum of the southeastern United States. Presenters should consider how participants will utilize the information to advance and engage their campus.

Presentation Scope

Presentations should be interactive, engaging and relevant to the learning outcomes of this conference. If the presentation focus is more appropriate for a corporate or social agency, it will not be considered unless a clear connection to the collegiate experience is understood by the Selection Committee.

Proposal Criteria

Proposals should supplement and enhance the conference theme, Maximizing Nosotros: Empowering LatinX Students for Success, and fit into one of three tracks: Owning Our Values, Challenging Ourselves, Claiming Our Roots. The Selection Committee welcomes proposals related to any dimension of the LatinX experience, including but not limited to:

  • LatinX Role in Diversity & Inclusion

  • Building Inclusive Collaborations

  • Immigration Status

  • Identity and American Politics

  • DACA

  • LGBTQIA+ Experience

  • Afro/LatinX Experience

  • Race and Nationality

  • Multiracial Identity

  • Advocating for LatinX Success

  • LatinX – Hispanic – Latina/o

  • Strategies on Engaging in Campus

  • LatinX and Sustainability

  • LatinX and American History

  • Nationality Conflicts in Organizations

Proposals may be presentations, workshops, performances, or other creative modes of promoting LatinX student development and engagement on campus. Proposals may be submitted by individuals or groups’ of students, faculty, staff and community members.

Presentation Policy

Presenters are responsible for providing all handouts. Conference proceedings will be made available to all participants after the conference. Presenters must agree to share a narrative summary of their presentations or a copy of their PowerPoint slides.

Proposal Submission

Submissions for the 2019 Inaugural Southeastern LatinX Student Leadership Conference are currently closed. If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at

Presenter Notification

Presenters will be notified within 2 weeks of submitting if their proposal has been accepted.