OYE Conference 2016 Slated for May 21st at Canada College

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The Office of Supervisor Warren Slocum in partnership with Teri Chin, RWC 2020, North Fair Oaks Youth Initiative, and other community leaders are hosting the 5th Annual OYE Latino Youth Conference to be held on Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at Cañada College.

The 5th Annual OYE Latino Youth Conference will gather together 300 youth and parents for a day of inspiring speakers, interactive workshops, energizing performances, and resource networking. The conference is aimed at youth ages 12-22 and focuses on helping youth and young adults explore their identity, passions, and goals for now and the future.

This year’s speakers are:

Dr. Francisco Jimenez, author and educator (most known for his autobiographical book, The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child.

Favianna Rodriguez, artist known for using her art as an activism tool (known in the immigrant rights community for her “Migration is Beautiful” butterfly imagery).

Attached is a flyer for the conference. Also please contact me if you interested in having a resource table. Deadline for resource table is this Monday.

Deadline to register is May 13th  To register CLICK HERE  More info:Veronica Rojas at oyeadm@gmail.com with subject line: OYE Conference 2016 (Bilingual) for a faster response.
or by calling (650) 298-9458 and leaving a message

 

What is the OYE Conference?
OYE (Orgullo y Educación) Youth Conference is a project of the North Fair Oaks Youth Initiative (NFOYI-a program of the Saint Francis Center/Siena Youth Center) created to provide a safe space for Latino Youth to find support, discover who they are and what they want to be, and to address concerns around issues such as Education,Health,Safety,&Immigration. The 5th annual conference will allow approximately 300 youth and parents to explore ideas on Latino culture and identity, obstacles Latinos face and opportunities for the future through interactive workshops, keynote speakers, performers and community networking.

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Resource tables are available for any non-profits that are interested.

 

 

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