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The Latinx House

Website:

www.thelatinxhouse.org/

Location:

Fremont, OH

Formation:

2019

Type:

Project of Justice for Migrant Women

Executive Directors:

Alexandra Martinez Kondracke, Olga Segura, and Monica Ramirez

The Latinx House is a left-of-center activist organization that primarily advocates for the inclusion of Hispanic Americans in film and entertainment. [1]

The Latinx House supports the left-of-center Movement for Black Lives, has expressed support for defunding the police, [2] has shared posts on Twitter from the pro-abortion organization Planned Parenthood that help women find abortion clinics, [3] and co-hosted its first-ever event with the left-of-center Time’s Up Now. [4] The Latinx House has also promoted claims that economic conditions in the United States are shaped by colonialism, slavery, stolen land, stolen labor, and stolen culture. [5]

Based in Fremont, Ohio, The Latinx House was co-founded by Alexandra Martinez Kondracke, Olga Segura, and Monica Ramirez in 2019 and officially launched at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. [6] [7] [8] The Latinx House is a project of Justice for Migrant Women, which is fiscally sponsored by the left-of-center nonprofit Hispanics in Philanthropy. [9]

History and Leadership

The Latinx House, based in Fremont, Ohio, [10] was co-founded by Alexandra Martinez Kondracke, Olga Segura, and Monica Ramirez in 2019 and officially launched at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. [11] [12] [13]

Kondracke is also a founding member of the left-of-center Time’s Up. [14] [15]

Ramirez is the founder of Justice for Migrant Women and a co-founder of Alianza Nacional de Campesinas and Poderistas. [16] She is on the board of directors of the left-of-center National Women’s Law Center [17] and the advisory board of the Time’s Up Foundation. [18] Ramirez is also the recipient of Harvard University’s first Gender Equity Changemaker Award, Feminist Majority’s Global Women’s Rights Award, and the Ford Global Fellowship. [19] [20] [21]

Activities and Funding

The Latinx House is a left-of-center organization that advocates for the inclusion of Hispanic Americans in film and entertainment. [22] The organization supports the left-of-center Movement for Black Lives, has expressed support for defunding the police, [23] has shared posts on Twitter from the pro-abortion organization Planned Parenthood that help women find abortion clinics, [24] and co-hosted its first-ever event with the left-of-center Time’s Up Now. [25]

The Latinx House has promoted claims that economic conditions in the United States are shaped by colonialism, slavery, stolen land, stolen labor, and stolen culture. [26] It hosts the Critical Conversations Learning Series discussions with the left-of-center Ford Foundation. These events focus on issues that The Latinx House identifies as important to the Hispanic community. [27] [28]

The Latinx House has featured representatives from left-of-center Make the Road Pennsylvania and the liberal immigration expansionist organization Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) in an immigration-focused video [29] and has co-sponsored other videos with the Ms. Foundation for Women, Pop Culture Collaborative, [30] the Ford Foundation, [31] and Amazon Prime Video. [32]

In January 2022, the Latinx House co-hosted online discussions about abortion with the left-of-center National Women’s Law Center and the Sundance Institute. [33] That same year, the Latinx House hosted a fireside chat with Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) at Sundance 2022 [34] and announced the creation of a new fellowship program for Hispanic directors in conjunction with Netflix, Shondaland, and Robert Redford’s Sundance Institute’s Women at Sundance program. [35]

In 2019, The Latinx House released the Querida Familia (Dear Latina Family) Letter with the controversial Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), [36] which was signed by over 200 actors, activists, and leaders of the Hispanic community. [37]

The group also encouraged its supporters to contribute to Hispanics in Philanthropy’s Farmworkers’ COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Fund [38] and organized a roundtable with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to discuss Hispanic representation in the entertainment industry. [39]

Funding

The Latinx House is a project of Justice for Migrant Women, which is fiscally sponsored by the left-of-center nonprofit Hispanics in Philanthropy. [40]

In 2020, The Latinx House received a grant from Pop Culture Collaborative, a project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, to support its appearance at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. [41] In 2019, the left-of-center Katie McGrath and J.J. Abrams Family Foundation gave $100,000 to Hispanics in Philanthropy to fiscally sponsor The Latinx House. [42]

References

  1. “About Us.” Latinx House. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://www.thelatinxhouse.org/about-us/. ^
  2. “Tweet.” Twitter. Posted June 4, 2020. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://twitter.com/thelatinxhouse/status/1268743590487789569?cxt=HHwWgsCg4dnkvZsjAAAA. ^
  3. “Alexis McGill Johnson.” Tweet. Posted May 3, 2022. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://twitter.com/alexismcgill/status/1521514521621377024?cxt=HHwWgMC53azZwJ0qAAAA. ^
  4. “Tweet.” Twitter. Posted October 15, 2019. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://twitter.com/thelatinxhouse/status/1184193252519567361?cxt=HHwWgoC_nabfjO8gAAAA. ^
  5. “Tweet.” Twitter. Posted April 12, 2022. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://twitter.com/thelatinxhouse/status/1514024306988224523?s=21&t=vDsAEAI-7uIDoCd70h3xvw. ^
  6. “Tweet.” Twitter. Posted October 15, 2019. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://twitter.com/thelatinxhouse/status/1184193212199636993?cxt=HHwWgsC06fncjO8gAAAA. ^
  7. “About Us.” Latinx House. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://www.thelatinxhouse.org/about-us/. ^
  8. “Tweet.” Twitter. Posted January 16, 2020. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://twitter.com/thelatinxhouse/status/1217937655322816512?cxt=HHwWgMC1gYf2_eYhAAAA. ^
  9. “About Us.” Latinx House. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://www.thelatinxhouse.org/about-us/. ^
  10. “The Latinx House Inc.” Open Corporates. Accessed may 5, 2022. https://opencorporates.com/companies/us_oh/4633068. ^
  11. “Tweet.” Twitter. Posted October 15, 2019. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://twitter.com/thelatinxhouse/status/1184193212199636993?cxt=HHwWgsC06fncjO8gAAAA. ^
  12. “About Us.” Latinx House. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://www.thelatinxhouse.org/about-us/. ^
  13. “Tweet.” Twitter. Posted January 16, 2020. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://twitter.com/thelatinxhouse/status/1217937655322816512?cxt=HHwWgMC1gYf2_eYhAAAA. ^
  14. “Alexandra Martinez Kondracke.” The Latinx House. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://www.thelatinxhouse.org/team/alexandra/. ^
  15. “The 300+ Original TIME’S UP Signatories.” Time’s Up. October 21, 2019. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://timesupnow.org/times-up-the-300-original-signatories/. ^
  16. “Monica Ramirez.” Twitter Profile. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://twitter.com/MonicaRamirezOH. ^
  17. “Gender Institute Spring 2022 Signature Lecture Series.” University of Buffalo. April 1, 2022. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://www.buffalo.edu/genderin/events/featured-events.html. ^
  18. “Advisory Board.” Time’s Up Foundation. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://timesupfoundation.org/times-up-measure-up-advisory-board/. ^
  19. Advisory Board.” Time’s Up Foundation. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://timesupfoundation.org/times-up-measure-up-advisory-board/. ^
  20. “Gender Institute Spring 2022 Signature Lecture Series.” University of Buffalo. April 1, 2022. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://www.buffalo.edu/genderin/events/featured-events.html. ^
  21. “Monica Ramirez.” Twitter Profile. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://twitter.com/MonicaRamirezOH. ^
  22. “About Us.” Latinx House. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://www.thelatinxhouse.org/about-us/. ^
  23. “Tweet.” Twitter. Posted June 4, 2020. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://twitter.com/thelatinxhouse/status/1268743590487789569?cxt=HHwWgsCg4dnkvZsjAAAA. ^
  24. “Alexis McGill Johnson.” Tweet. Posted May 3, 2022. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://twitter.com/alexismcgill/status/1521514521621377024?cxt=HHwWgMC53azZwJ0qAAAA. ^
  25.  “Tweet.” Twitter. Posted October 15, 2019. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://twitter.com/thelatinxhouse/status/1184193252519567361?cxt=HHwWgoC_nabfjO8gAAAA. ^
  26. “Tweet.” Twitter. Posted April 12, 2022. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://twitter.com/thelatinxhouse/status/1514024306988224523?s=21&t=vDsAEAI-7uIDoCd70h3xvw. ^
  27. “Critical Conversations (Episode 2): Immigration.” The Latinx House YouTube. Posted April 28, 2022. Accessed may 3, 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0Y7L8ed4Sw. ^
  28. “Critical Conversations (Episode 2): Immigration.” The Latinx House YouTube. Posted April 28, 2022. Accessed may 3, 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0Y7L8ed4Sw. ^
  29. “Critical Conversations (Episode 2): Immigration.” The Latinx House YouTube. Posted April 28, 2022. Accessed may 3, 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0Y7L8ed4Sw. ^
  30. “Truth and Healing Through Storytelling.” The Latinx House YouTube. Posted January 23, 2022. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mz0AzXQRJD8. ^
  31. “Building Power in the Latinx Community.” The Latinx House YouTube Channel. Posted January 25, 2022. Accessed may 3, 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-tWK_QWMRw. ^
  32. “WITH LOVE & The Power of Representation.” The Latinx House YouTube. Posted January 21, 2022. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIUnRcgk5dE. ^
  33. “THE JANES and the U.S. Reproductive Justice Crisis.” The Latinx House YouTube. Posted January 22, 2022. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Be19pvgXkL8. ^
  34. “Tweet.” Twitter. Posted March 12, 2022. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://twitter.com/thelatinxhouse/status/1502672587134050307?cxt=HHwWhoC9nbWwyNopAAAA. ^
  35. Chuba, Kristen. “Netflix, Shondaland, The Latinx House and Sundance Institute Team for Filmmaker (Exclusive).” The Hollywood Reporter. February 23, 2022. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/business/business-news/netflix-shondaland-latinx-house-filmmaker-fellowship-1235098490/. ^
  36. “Querida Familia Latina Letter.” Querida Familia Latinx Leaders and Allies. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://drive.google.com/file/d/114VoNA-cDrJYnmTZA0d03HtcTdTWnbCH/view. ^
  37. “Campaigns.” The Latinx House. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://www.thelatinxhouse.org/campaigns/. ^
  38. “Campaigns.” The Latinx House. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://www.thelatinxhouse.org/campaigns/. ^
  39. “Campaigns.” The Latinx House. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://www.thelatinxhouse.org/campaigns/. ^
  40. “About Us.” Latinx House. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://www.thelatinxhouse.org/about-us/. ^
  41. “Latinx House.” Pop Culture Collab. Accessed May 3, 2022. https://popcollab.org/grantee/latinx-house/. ^
  42. “The Katie McGrath and JJ Abrams Family Foundation.” Return of Private Foundation. (Form 990-PF). 2019. Part XV. https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/organizations/453682112/202003219349107455/full. ^
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The Latinx House

1301 McPherson Boulevard
Fremont, OH