Mi Gente! For and With Latinxs

Mission Statement:  Professional growth and development for its members; Promote outreach efforts and encourage mentorship for Latinx employees at UMKC; Create a safe space to address issues unique to Latinxs at UMKC and the broader community; Work in alliance with community networks to support, advocate for, and give voice to the Latinx population.









Chair – Ivan Ramirez – Coordinator, UMKC Multicultural Student Affairs









Chair in Training –  Ricardo Marte – Associate Teaching Professor/Psychology

Yvonne Hood







Secretary/Treasurer – Yvonne Hood – Sr. Executive Assistant – Division of Diversity and Inclusion


Social Chairs:  Uzziel Pecina – Assistant Teaching Professor – Education/Leadership/Policy

Raquel McCommon – Coordinator – Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion