The purpose of the Adelante Academy is to provide boys and girls with the tools for academic and personal growth; to challenge them to raise their expectations; promote leadership and encourage them to pursue a post-high school education, so that they may achieve their goals and have a positive impact on their lives and the lives of others...
Boys/young men are encouraged to attend this annual conference with their parents, relatives or mentors, and interact with Latino professionals, who present workshops on college, careers, personal and professional development in English and Spanish. AYM provides young men with a roadmap for a successful future, as they learn firsthand about a variety of professions and how they too can attain them. AYM also features a college/career/community resource fair...
Last summer, Fullerton College student Alma Leyva helped researchers conduct a survey confirming something she already knew, which is that many immigrant Latino youth in California lack affordable health care options.
April 21, 2014 - Voice of OC
Will Silicon Valley Bet On Latina Youth? Focus on the early part of the career trajectory and the bet on Latina entrepreneurship actually looks less like a bet (risky) and more like a smart investment.
April 27, 2014 - Forbes.com
Recent data show that nationwide Hispanic/Latino and Chicano college admissions are on the rise, with Hispanic figures now outpacing white enrollment at some schools. But Hispanic education experts say the numbers are not high enough.
May 1, 2014 - New America Media
Workshops presented by Latina professionals on education, careers, financial aid and personal development.
Keynote speakers representing California's influential Latinas.
Representatives from colleges, universities, community organizations, corporate and government employers.