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The Latin American Association Presents the 23rd Annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference
Saturday, December 3rd at Emory University.

This year, the Latino Youth Leadership conference will be held in person on December 3rd for 700 middle and high school students.

The Latino Youth Leadership Conference is here to motivate Latinx students to pursue higher education and continue the conversation of exploring pathways to be successful; whether that is a 4-year college, a technical school, or maybe even a trade school.

Hear from motivational speakers; learn about scholarships, how to be a good leader, participate at our college and career expo and so much more.

Let us remind you that success is achievable, that our stories matter, and that although we might be in the middle of a pandemic; our youth can and will persevere.

THE LATIN AMERICAN ASSOCIATION IS PROUD TO OPEN THE REGISTRATION PAGE FOR THE 23RD  ANNUAL LATINO YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE.

Please follow the steps below to register for the 23rd Annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference!

Step 1
Register in the following links:

STUDENT REGISTRATION: https://form.jotform.com/222616452630046

TEACHERS AND SCHOOL STAFF REGISTRATION: https://form.jotform.com/222635871240049

Parent REGISTRATION: https://form.jotform.com/222643643963057

Step 2
Print the Permission form here and bring the form on December 3rd

2022 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

gas south

Collegiate Sponsors

 

Graduate Sponsors

georgia natural gas

Scholar Sponsors

2021 LYLC Memories

The Latin American Association Presents the 22nd Annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference.
February 28, 2022 virtual event.

In a world where now a hug seems like “too much,” a handshake too invasive, and having a slight cough is like the end of the world, let us bring you some joy and a whole lotta knowledge.

This year, the Latino Youth Leadership Conference will be held virtually on February 28, 2022.

The Latino Youth Leadership Conference is here to motivate Latinx students to pursue higher education and continue the conversation of the right pathway for them, whether that is a 4-year college, a technical school, or maybe even a trade school.

Hear from motivational speakers; learn about scholarships, how to be a good leader, and more, so much more.

Let us remind you that success is achievable, that our stories matter, and that although we might be in the middle of a pandemic, our youth can and will persevere.

 

Motivational Speaker: Stephanie Castellanos

 

Workshop 1: Choosing College/Being First Generation

 

WORKSHOP 1

So, you want to go to college?

Presented by Emory College Office of Admissions

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Day in the life of a Latinx student at GSU

Presented by GSU LASSO

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Journeys to Education, First Gen: Navigating Many Worlds

Presented by Emory University

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What does It Mean To Be First-Generation

Presented by Arizona State University

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Workshop 2: Financial Aid

 

WORKSHOP 2

Money Talks: College within Reach

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Scholarships and Financial Aid

Latin American Association (LAA)

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2021 Sponsors

Collegiate Sponsor

delta   gas south  

Graduate Sponsors

       

Scholar Sponsor

amerigroupgeorgia pacifichispanic

Lunch Sponsor

Willys mexicana grill

Media Sponsor

hispatlanta

So, you want to go to college?

Presented by Emory College Office of Admissions

Dive in as Emory University takes you on the college admissions journey from creating the perfect application to picking the right college for you.

The “Types of Colleges” video showcases the various types of post-secondary options available to students.

In this set of videos created by the Emory University Office of Admissions, you will find many answers to your questions about college and the college application process.

 

Types of Colleges, click here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ar1rkuUYdQ

Application Plans and Platforms, click here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdaCaCUpzPk

Writing the Essay, click here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOwcz8xwJq0

The Intangibles of your College Search, click here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0o1Dxv7Ops

Day in the life of a Latinx student at GSU

Presented by GSU LASSO

Part 1: Tips and tricks on how to have a successful transition from high school to college.

Part 2: Recording of a typical day in the life of a college student.

 

PART 1, click here https://youtu.be/KHxUf6qcOdw

PART 2, click here https://youtu.be/-5jlrcEjRwA

Journeys to Education, First Gen: Navigating Many Worlds

Presented by Emory University

Emory Sociology Professor Timothy Dowd and former student, Marisela Martinez-Cola, now Assistant Professor of Sociology at Utah State University discuss what it means to be a "first generation" student and the many different worlds first gen students have to navigate.

To watch the video, click here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AkEJqC2qjtw&list=PLZtcO_ciOcWSsXoh2COmKsXRkFILYzcVy&index=5

 

 

What does It Mean To Be First-Generation

Presented by Arizona State University

In this Golden Conversation, communications student Kaley Z. and Dr. Diane Gruber — connected through Barrett, The Honors College — discuss what it means to be a first-generation college student. They reveal deep thoughts on the topic, such as their personal experiences of how being the first in their family to achieve higher education impacted their lives and families.

The duo also talks about the challenges of being first-generation, such as enduring a steep learning curve to understanding how to operate in a college environment, or convincing their parents that this was their chosen path — and the trials and triumphs that follow.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6syOAk_fcc

Money Talks: College within Reach

A comprehensive conversation about financial aid and applying for scholarships hosted by the Hispanic Scholarship Fund.

https://youtu.be/pVfebBz4zQk

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Latin American Association (LAA)

What scholarships are there? What resources are there? How to pay for college?

How can I pay for college?

PART 1, click here https://youtu.be/QMSM_ht9zQ8

PART 2, click here https://youtu.be/oIVgzL18DFY