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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.

 

 

REGISTRATION

 

Students

 

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 

https://thelaa.wufoo.com/forms/rmboltq1a39xey/

 

Middle School Student Registration

https://thelaa.wufoo.com/forms/romdbhe0rsov9u/

 

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.

 

 

CLICK FOR THE PERMISSION FORMS

 

 

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

https://thelaa.wufoo.com/forms/r1mg1b1w0iwea4t/

 

 

Volunteers

 

All volunteers must register. Volunteer registration information is coming soon.

 

 

CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKER

 

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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

CONTACT

 

• For more information, please contact the LAA’s Youth Department at 404-638-1810 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

• To participate as a conference sponsor or as an exhibitor in the College and Career Fair, contact Jennifer Solano at 404-638-1815 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

• For media opportunities or coverage, please contact Aixa Pascual at 404-638-1823 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

PHOTOS FROM THE 2013 LATINO YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE, WHICH TOOK PLACE AT EMORY UNIVERSITY

 

 

 

2013 LATINO YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE AT EMORY