Indiana Latino
Leadership Conference

Indiana University Kokomo | Kokomo, IN

Afternoon Keynote Speaker

Denice Frohman

Denice Frohman is an award-winning poet, educator, and performer from New York City. She is a CantoMundo Fellow, former Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion, and National Association of Latino Arts & Cultures grant recipient.

Her work has been commissioned by ESPN and Twitter; has appeared or is forthcoming in Winter Tangerine, Nepantla: An Anthology for Queer Poets of Color, Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism, and garnered over 7.5 million views online. She has been featured at over 200 colleges and universities; hundreds of high schools, non-profits, and cultural arts spaces; and performed at The White House in 2016.

She has a Master's in Education and is passionate about working with young people. Currently, she tours the country.

Visit to view and listen to Denice Frohman's inspiring work!

Morning Keynote Speaker

Luis Fuentes-Rohwer

Professor Fuentes-Rohwer is the Harry T. Ice Faculty Fellow at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where he teaches and writes in the areas of civil rights and legal history, with a particular emphasis on constitutional law and the Reconstruction Era. His scholarship focuses on the intersection of race and democratic theory, as reflected in the law of democracy in general and the Voting Rights Act in particular. He is interested in the way that institutions-and especially courts-are asked to craft and implement the ground rules of American politics. He received a J.D. and a Ph.D from the University of Michigan and an LL.M. from Georgetown. He joined the faculty in 2002.

Annual ILLC entertainment / talent

Ballet Folklorico de Indiana University

Ballet Folklorico de Indiana University is a dance group which seeks to learn, practice, and perform folk dances from various regions in Mexico. Our current performances include dances from Jalisco, Sinaloa, and Veracruz. BFIU has been a member organization with the IU Latino Cultural Center in Bloomington since 2017. Our hope to be able to share our culture and to promote cultural diversity through dance and music. Please contact Amy Nunez,, if you are interested in joining or for requesting a performance!


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