Latino/a Faculty Staff Association

The University of Washington (UW) Latino/a Faculty and Staff Association (LFSA) is an advocacy, leadership development and social network that addresses Latino/a issues in higher education, including the educational concerns and advancement of the UW Latino/a community. Its priorities include:

  • Highlighting scholarship produced about Latino/a communities; spotlighting the contributions of Latino/a staff
  • Assisting in the recruitment, retention and advancement of Latina/o faculty, staff and students
  • Creating community and a support network that nurtures Latina/o as a visible and viable part of the UW environment and leadership
  • Enhancing knowledge of Latina/o educational contributions related to Latino communities
  • Promoting social and cultural activities that relate to Latino communities on and off campus