Emory Latinx Employee Resource Network

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What is the Emory Latinx Employee Resource Network?

The Emory Latinx Employee Resource Network (eLERN) is an Employee Resource Group (ERG) that promotes community, identity, and belonging in the Emory Community.

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eLERN hosts panels, social events, and community activities throughout the year.

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What are eLERN’s mission and vision?


Emory Latinx Employee Resource Network (eLERN) seeks to uplift, support, and amplify the cultural diversity of Latinx employees at Emory University by providing resources for professional development, visibility, and social kinship.


eLERN envisions becoming a leader in addressing inclusivity and advocating for the empowerment of Emory's Latinx community's distinct needs.

Meet the eLERN Co-Chairs

Christian Theis

Christian Theis, Sergeant, Emory Policy Department

Christian Theis joined Emory in 2018 and serves as a Sergeant in the Partnerships, Recruiting, and Outreach Unit for the Emory Police Department. He is currently enrolled in the Juris Master program at Emory University School of Law.

Judy de la Cruz

Judy De La Cruz, Technical Trainer, Training & Education, Advancement and Alumni Engagement

Judy De La Cruz joined Emory in 2022 and provides technical training for AAE staff members. In her role, she specializes in creating curriculum and delivering training for staff across the Advancement and Alumni Engagement division.

Explore Emory resources

Centro Latinx

Centro Latinx is an affinity space managed by the Office for Racial and Cultural Engagement and it is dedicated to Emory’s Latinx/Hispanic community. Centro Latinx fosters a community of united, critical thinking, and socially conscious Latinx leaders at Emory University.

Latinx Student Organization

The purpose of the Latinx Student Organization (LSO) shall be to assemble all students with an interest in Latinx/Hispanic matters, including, but not limited to, education, culture, politics, philanthropy, and social issues.

Latinx Graduate Student Association

The Latinx Graduate Student Association (LGSA) is the first and only Latinx graduate student organization at Emory Laney Graduate School.

Emory Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Emory Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strives to provide a safe environment that is conducive to intellectual engagement, learning, and working in positive ways.

Contact eLERN

If you're interested in getting involved with eLERN, fill out our form.

If you have questions, email elern@emory.edu