The Milenio Américas Society is a group of alumni and friends dedicated to supporting the important work of the University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies. Joining Milenio Américas demonstrates your commitment to advancing a wide range of initiatives related to Latin America and the Caribbean—from enhancing UF student education to addressing regional challenges affecting Florida and Latin America through research and dialogue. You can support these activities through individual or corporate membership in Milenio Américas.

    • Individual members make a $500 annual pledge for five years.
    • Corporations make a $1,000 annual pledge for five years.
    • Cumulative gifts to the Center of $10,000 or greater

Membership benefits include:

  • A commemorative gift
  • Recognition on the Center’s website
  • Invitations to Center-sponsored events, such as the Annual Fall Reception and the Annual Conference on Latin American Studies

How Your Membership Supports Latin American Studies

Interdisciplinary Research and Training Programs

  • Tropical Conservation and Development
  • Latin American Business Environment
  • Crime, Law, and Governance in the Americas
  • Law and Policy in the Americas
  • Latinx Studies, Migration & Transnational Studies
  • Agribusiness in the Americas
  • Cuban Studies

Cultural and Educational Events

  • Annual conference
  • Biannual Latin American Business Symposium
  • Jacaré Brazil music concerts
  • Film and lecture series

International Exchanges

  • Exchange agreements with over 100 Latin American and Caribbean universities
  • Research support for faculty and students
  • Visiting scholars from Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Study abroad opportunities for students

Incorporating Latin American Studies in K-12 Schools

  • Teacher training
  • Resource lending library
  • Curriculum development

Membership Form

Join Milenio Américas by filling out the Membership Form.

Current Milenio Americas Members

For more information, contact:

Carlos de la Torre
Director, Center for Latin American Studies
Phone: (352) 273-4702