Ashford University's Latin American Student Organization (L.A.S.O.) has several purposes:
- Promote activism and advocacy;
- Provide mentorship;
- Promote diversity;
- Promote better race relations;
- Demonstrate proper leadership skills and unity throughout the community;
- Raise awareness about Latin American issues, both past and present;
- Foster interest in social, economic, political and environmental aspects of the region; and
- Organize events that inform about the cultural richness of Latin America.
Membership in L.A.S.O. is open to anyone who shows an interest in Latin America and its culture. Meetings are held on Thursdays at 8:30 pm in the BW purple and gold room.
President: Alejandra Salic
Vice President: Eric Villafuerte
Treasurer: Gema Delgado
Publicist: Jasmine Mojica
Event Coordinators: Alma Alegria and Juan Cabrera
For more information, please contact Christina Mahoney at ext. 7375 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pictured above right, L.A.S.O. 2012-2013 members: front row - Jasmine Mojica, Jessie Sterling, Diana Ortega, Alejandra Salic, Alma Alegria, Vanessa Rodriguez, and Carina Robles; back row - Brittany Young-Strickland, Juan Betancourt, Trang Trinh, Jonathan Delgado, Gema Delgado, Eric Villafuerte, Carla Outlaw, and Juan Cabrera.