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2018 Encuentro | Providence, RI



Encuentro 2018: Join Us!


LHC is going to Rhode Island! Join us in Providence on April 26-28

for our third national convening, Encuentro 2018. 


We're excited to announce that our next national gathering is scheduled for April 26-28, 2018. LHC's three-day event is presented in partnership with Rhode Island Latino Arts and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission, and will be held at the Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies in Providence, RI. Encuentro will bring together preservation thought leaders, scholars, students, and community advocates from all over the country for an unprecedented discussion of the value and future of heritage conservation in New England's Latino communities and beyond.

Among the featured speakers are: Stephen Pitti, professor of History and American Studies at Yale University, former chair of the National Historic Landmarks Committee for the National Park Service and former member of the National Park Service Advisory Board; Eduardo Díaz, director of the Smithsonian Latino Center; and Belinda Faustinos, Executive Director at Nature for All, Co-Chair of the American Latino Scholars Expert Panel and former member of the National Park Service Advisory Board.



Full Registration: $80 |  Thursday and Friday Only: $30  |  Saturday Only: $50

Student Full Registration: $40 |  Student Thursday and Friday Only: $15  |  Student Saturday Only: $25

​Instructions for students: Select Student ​as your registration type and enter discount code STUDENT during checkout to receive half off all fees. 

Register Here:

Hotel Information:  Crowne Plaza Hotel, 801 Greenwich Ave, Warwick, RI 02886

Room block discount: $99 per night


Crowne Plaza room block under Rhode Island Latino Arts

Encuentro Scholarship - LHC is pleased to announce the Isabel Espinoza Polanco student scholarship award of $500 to assist one currently enrolled college or graduate student with the cost of attending the Encuentro 2018. Deadline is Monday, April 2, 2018 at at 11:59 PM CST. APPLY TODAY!

Become an Encuentro Sponsor: Encuentro sponsorship gives you the opportunity to support an important cause and connect with a talented and diverse audience. For more information on sponsorship opportunities, in-kind and tax-deductible donations, or to develop a custom package, please contact Sehila Mota Casper at or 972.762.5988.

Become our partner today! Available sponsorship packages can be found here.

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Partners and Sponsors:

Encuentro 2018 is made possible thanks to generous support from our partners, donors, and sponsors. Gracias!

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