NADOHE Mexico: The Cultural Heart of a People December 27 2019 — $3050 + $500 Deposit Single Occupancy – NADOHE MEMBER

$ 3,050.00




National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education


Mexico: The Cultural Heart of a People


December 27th 2019 – January 4th, 2020      

This tour will emphasize the beauty and fascination of Mexico’s thriving culture past and present. With lectures from university faculty, street artists and community organizers, the objective is to explore the people, culture and heritage of a country whose true heart is rarely seen through the lens of U.S. mass media. Join us in exploring, engaging and re-thinking Mexico.

*Itinerary subject to slight change


Friday December 27th

Fly to Mexico City at your own cost. Arrive at least by 3pm

Check in at the Hotel Marquis Reforma or similar ★★★★

7pm NADOHE Hosted Welcome Dinner


Saturday December 28th

9am Breakfast at the hotel

10am University Nacional Autonoma de Mexico lecture- Women and Art in Mexico: Art as Resistance and the Examination of Gender Imagery

11:30am Guided tour to the home of Frida Khalo, famed artists and revolutionary women

1pm Lunch

2:30pm Private Street Art Tour lead by a local artist to see the hidden gems and masterpieces of Mexico’s street art (mural) scene

4:30pm Free time to explore the local neighborhoods of La Roma or Condesa neighboring hip districts where art, food and architecture collide

Dinner on your own


Sunday December 29th

10am Breakfast at the hotel

11am Walking tour of La Roma neighborhood

12pm Cooking class or “Foodie” tour in La Roma neighborhood to taste the heritage of Mexico’s many flavors

3pm National Institute of Immigration Lecture: Forces of Migration: Economics, Politics and the Power of Family

4:30pm Visit to NGO that assists migrants for discussion on the lived experience of those who migrate

Dinner on your own


Monday December 30th

8am Breakfast at the hotel

9am Secretary of Public Education lecture- Higher Education in Mexico: Class, Race and Access

10:30 University Nacional Autonoma de Mexico student panel

12noon Lunch

4pm NADOHE Reflection Circle to discuss what we have learned thus far and how it will inform the work we do

Free evening with dinner on your own


Tuesday December 31st

Early Flight to the Maya Riviera to drive to Tulum (in-country flight is at no additional cost)

Check in to the hotel in Tulum (TBD, 3-4 star)

New Years Mayan Ritual of Thanks

Hosted New Years Eve Dinner, Celebration and Champagne Toast


Wednesday January 1st

Free day on the beach



Thursday January 2nd

9am Breakfast at the hotel

10am Guided tour of Pargue National de Tulum Mayan site to learn about this important city

Dinner on your own


Friday January 3rd

8am Breakfast

Group visit and swim in a Cenote (underground cave and fresh water wonder)

Free afternoon in Tulum for shopping or other activities

6pm NADOHE Hosted Closing Dinner

7:30pm NADOHE Reflection Circle to discuss what we have learned and how it will inform the work we do


Saturday January 4th

6am Early drive and then flight to Mexico City to take your connecting flight home

Cost and Payment Plan:

NADOHE Member Rate $2850pp

Includes: In-country flight, bi-lingual guide, all breakfasts, all lunches, 3 dinners, tips, New Year’s Eve Celebration, in-country transportation, all museum, tour and site entry fees and lectures.

Does Not Include: RT flight to Mexico City, dinners excluding above. Single Rate add $700. Non-NADOHE members add $200pp.

Tour Coordinator and Company:

Dr. Siri Brown served as professor of African American Studies at Merritt College, Oakland, CA. and Professor of Ethnic Studies at U.C. Berkeley and currently serves as an educational administrator in Oakland for the Peralta Community College District.  Dr. Brown has over 13 years of leading educational tours to many countries.  She is also owner and operator of Global Academics; a research and tour coordinating company specializing in customized cultural immersions for those who want to travel and learn.

Call (510) 649-5664 or email [email protected] for information

Registration is Open Until April 15, 2019


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