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.

Upcoming Events

Meet a Traiblazer | Gilbert A. Garcia ‘85, CFA

September 30 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Enjoy an evening with Gilbert A. Garcia ‘85 and hear the story about how he became an $18 billion ...

Past Events

Dos and Don’ts in Venture Capital

July 6 @ 5:30 PM
REGISTER HERE Wednesday, July 6 at 5:30pm With so many young Yalies choosing VC start ups as their q...

2022 Yale Angels Pitch Off

June 22 @ 6:00 PM
The Yale Angels team is excited to announce its third pitch competition for founders in the Yale com...

Personal Financial Planning — Retirement

May 26 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
1stGenYale is proud to host Elisabeth Anton ’89 on Retirement Strategies Description Welcome t...

YDOS | virtual community garden for children in Serra Grande, Bahia

May 14 @ 8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Are you interested in learning more about an environmental and arts education program in Brazil? Joi...

From Payne Whitney to Air Force One

April 27 @ 5:30 PM
Click Here to Register The event is Wednesday, April 27, 5:30 PM, EDT Ever wonder what life is like ...

Plan to Prosper at Yale & Beyond #2 Investing 101

April 16 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
1stGenYale is proud to host Elisabeth Anton ’89 on Session #2 – Investing 101 Apr 28, 20...

Despierta Boricua in the Archives

April 15 @ 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Register Here: For several decades, cardboard boxes of documents rel...

Plan to Prosper at Yale & Beyond

March 31 @ 7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
A big thank you goes out to our own 1stGenYale Yalie Elisabeth Anton ’89 who kicked off our in...

COVID-19: Turning Pain into Purpose

March 30 @ 6:30 PM
Mar 30, 2022 06:30 PM EDT REGISTER HERE When COVID struck two years ago, two courageous Yalies saw a...

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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