19th Annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference

Saturday, November 10, 2018 | Kennesaw State University | 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference is a day-long event  aims to motivate Latino students to finish high school and pursue college; provide them with the tools and skills they need to access a college education; develop leadership skills; and promote career exploration. This event for middle and high school students features nationally renowned motivational speakers, a College & Career Fair and workshops on college access, leadership development and career exploration.

Over 2,300 students from across Georgia, parents and teachers attend the Latino Youth Leadership Conference each year. The event offers sponsors and exhibitors exposure to Latino teens and access to this important market. In 2017, top sponsors included Georgia Army National Guard, Wells Fargo, Turner, Delta Air Lines, Georgia Power, McDonald’s, Publix and more.

Registration to this event is FREE and includes both breakfast and lunch at no cost.

Information and registration details for the 2018 conference will be made available through our website August 2018.

For more information, please contact Youth Programs at 404.638.1810 or laalylc@thelaa.org.


To view sponsorship levels for the 2018 Latino Youth Leadership Conference, click here.

For sponsorships, contact Natalie Giles-Klein at ngiles-klein@thelaa.org or 404.638.1820.

2017 Latino Youth Leadership Conference Resources

Please click on the links below to reference 2017 student, teacher and staff registration forms

Permission Forms

Permission forms have to be printed, filled out and signed by a parent / legal guardian and must be brought by each student the day of the conference. Click on the following versions to for reference: English or Spanish. Students without a signed permission form will not be admitted into the conference.

2016 Latino Youth Leadership Conference Video

Hosted by:

Kennesaw State University

Presenting Media Sponsor

Telemundo Atlanta

Platinum Sponsors

DeltaWells FargoMcDonaldsGeorgia National Guard

Gold Sponsors


ComcastGeorgia Power FoundationPublixThe Lovett SchoolThe Brace Family Foundation

Silver Sponsor


TurnerPeach StateCruzgeneral electricMacysUPSUSHLIAtlanta HawksAtlanta Bravos