Volunteers needed for Latino Youth Conference

The 18th Annual Latino Youth Conference at Grand Rapids Community College on March 7th, 2017, is quickly approaching!

The goal of the Latino Youth Conference (LYC) is to develop and empower youth leadership in the community; strengthen the sense of community among Latino youth in West Michigan; bring youth leaders of the community together to create better crossroads of understanding and connections; and create meaningful connections between area youth and adults.

Theme: El Poder de Soñar – The Power of Dreams

Keynote address: Given by Paul Hernandez

Artwork has been selected , breakout sessions are scheduled, and we need your help in the following areas:

  • Greeting students and staff when they arrive
  • Assisting with school counselors
  • Making sure the students know where they need to be
  • Assisting during breakfast and lunch

To make this event run smoothly, we depend on our volunteers.  Please forward this request to others that may be interested in helping.

Volunteer Orientation:  Monday, March 6th, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the GRCC Ford Fieldhouse, Room 212.

Latino Youth Conference:  Tuesday, March 7th, 7:30 am – 2:00 pm at GRCC Ford Fieldhouse

To assist the committee with final preparations by Wednesday, Feb. 15th, 2017, please reply to Lorena Aguayo-Márquez at lmarquez@grcc.edu or Marisol Blanco at mblanco@grcc.edu if you are able to volunteer your time.  Please include your name, organization, title, address, phone number, email, t-shirt size and what time you will be able to attend the volunteer orientation.

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