Passion Into Action

The Yale Latino Alumni Network (YLAN) is an official shared interest group of the Yale Alumni Association. It is run by dedicated volunteers — Yale alumni from around the world. 

YLAN's mission is to serve as a platform and conduit to engage our Latinx and non-Latinx alumni among themselves, with Yale, and their local communities. Equity, empathy, and justice are our basic values.

YLAN hosts a variety of social, cultural, educational, mentoring, volunteer, and family outing events, including Yale Day of Service,  focused on education, mentoring, and community development.

All Yale alumni are welcome to get involved with YLAN.



Carlos Moreno '70

Alumni Fellow
Yale Corporation 
Voted in: May, 2020


A child of immigrants, he went from Elysian Heights to the Supreme Court of California, with an important stop in New Haven along his illustrious path. Read more here.

Coming Events

Opportunities for Growth & Development / Haiti & Dominican Republic

December 2 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Environmental and Economic Opportunities for Growth and Development in Haiti and the Dominican Repu...

Climate Change and the Energy Revolution

01/15/2022 @ 11:30 AM - 02/19/2022 @ 12:00 AM
Professor Paul Sullivan Saturdays, January 15 – February 19, 10 AM – 11:30 AM EST ONLINE...

Past Events

1stGenYale 6th Annual Career Networking Mixer

November 18 @ 7:00 PM
REGISTER HERE 1stGenYale is excited to invite you to our 6th annual Career Networking Mixer for Stud...

Summer Bulldogs: Funded YC Internships

November 11 @ 7:00 PM
1stGenYale Summer Bulldogs Funded Internships, for Yale College Students, with Yale Faculty Sponsors...

Female Founders Pitch Off

October 10 @ 6:00 PM
The Yale Angels team is delighted to announce its first pitch competition for female founders in the...

Fighting for a Higher Law: Race, Class & the Bonds of Complicity in Cuba

September 17 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Professor Lillian Guerra is a Professor of Cuban & Caribbean History at the University of Florid...

Financing in the Digital Age: Conversation with Santiago Suarez

September 15 @ 8:00 PM
Join Accelerate Yale to mark the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month for a conversation with Santia...

Yale Thrift

June 20
Yale Thrift is a student-organized initiative collecting and distributing clothing for Yale students...

Small Talk: Inside Stories from a Stamp Designer

June 17 @ 3:00 PM
Have you recently sent a birthday card, wedding invitation, or mail-in ballot? First-generation Amer...

Yale Day of Service with Juan Carlos Salinas ’03MFA

June 9 @ 7:00 PM
Join us live on the Yale Alumni Facebook Group for a conversation with Juan Carlos Salinas ’03 MFA...

Repair for Historical Harms: Global Models for Questions of Reparations

April 22 @ 7:00 PM
Thursday, April 22, 2021 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm Register Here In the past half century, a dozen or...

Profiles in Courage & Passion 

Teresa Leger Fernandez ‘82

Teresa Leger Fernandez was born in New Mexico. Her mother was a bilingual educator and her father, R...

Joaquin Avila ’70

Joaquin Avila (1948-2018) grew up in Compton, the son of a foundry worker. He found his way to Yale ...

Carlos Moreno ’70

Carlos Moreno was born in Los Angeles in 1948, the son of Mexican immigrants, and grew up in Solano ...



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