2014 CONFERENCE DETAILS
WHAT: 15th Annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference, presented by AT&T and hosted by The Westminster Schools
WHO: Latino middle school and high school students from all over Georgia, plus parents, teachers, school staff and volunteers
WHEN: Saturday, November 8, 2014, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE: The Westminster Schools, 1424 West Paces Ferry Road, NW • Atlanta, Georgia 30327
COST: FREE. Breakfast and lunch provided at no cost. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
All students participating in the 15th Annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference must register beforehand.
There are two steps in the registration process.
Step 1: Register online at one of the two links below:
High School Student Registration
Middle School Student Registration
Step 2: Download, print and fill out the permission form (in English or Spanish) below. Students coming with their school must turn the form in to their teachers. Students registering individually must bring the form with them on the day of the conference.
Teachers and School Staff
All teachers and school staff attending the 15th Annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference must register below:
Teacher and School Staff Registration
All volunteers must register. Volunteer registration information is coming soon.
CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Keynote speaker is Dr. Victor Rios, a professor of sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a motivational speaker who frequently talks to Latino youth. A former gang member and high school dropout, Rios has worked as a high school gang prevention counselor and is the author of three books on poverty, gangs and race.
For more information on Dr. Rios, please go to http://www.drvictorrios.com/
15th ANNUAL LATINO YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
For the past 15 years, the Latin American Association (LAA) has been inspiring students to pursue higher education and follow their dreams.
The LAA’s annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference is an exciting day full of high energy, inspiration, motivational speakers, practical tips for college, workshops and a College and Career Fair for Latino middle school and high school students from all across Georgia. Parents, teachers, school staff and volunteers also participate in the conference.
Now in its 15th year, the Latino Youth Leadership Conference attracts nearly 1,800 students, parents,teachers and volunteers.
The conference’s objectives are to:
• Motivate and inspire Latino students to finish high school and pursue college
• Provide students with the tools and skills they need to access a college education
• Develop leadership skills
• Promote career exploration
PHOTOS FROM THE 2013 LATINO YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE, WHICH TOOK PLACE AT EMORY UNIVERSITY
2013 LATINO YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE AT EMORY