Latinx Youth
Summit 2021

Come share in our knowledge and connect to our collective strength to nourish nuestra comunidad!

In this week-long hybrid experience participants will be guided through a combination of mental health and educational workshops, creative activities, morning meditations, and social events to inspire and resource them. 

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For students, families*, teachers, & community organizers**

A conference for youth to: 13-18 years old 
Learn tools to thrive,
Experience community support,
Build meaningful connections,
Grow collective joy.

*Any parents and guardians with young children are invited to join the family activities and the closing all-day celebration on Saturday.

**Teachers & Community Organizers in the triangle looking to grow and expand their knowledge and connection to Latinx students and their community message us on wya you can participate.

Session Descriptions

Conflict Management Skills for Youth: navigating life and family roles (tue - fri, 10am-12pm)

This interactive workshop combines discussion and skills practice. It promotes the development of conflict management skills for youth. During this training we aim to understand the conflicts youth face everyday. It provides the skills to improve communication, techniques to identify, understand and handle intrapersonal/interpersonal conflict in a healthy way. This training empowers youth by building life skills (personal and professional) that can be used in different settings such as school, family and work.

GAMEPLAN: COLLEGE (tue-thur, 5-6pm)

Three workshops to support Latinx students from rising 7th graders to seniors in high school. There will be discussions centering around college readiness and the challenges latino/a/x students face in school. In addition, students and families will have an opportunity to schedule one-on-one counseling sessions with a team of college counselors from Emily K Center.

SANOS Y SALVOS: Healthy boundaries and healthy relationships (tue - fri, 1-3pm)

A four-day training to teach young people how to build healthy relationships and reduce anxiety around dating. This training will also share resources and tools to help reduce and prevent sexual violence in high schoolers, teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. Topics we will cover include climate setting around sex education, healthy relationships, gender stereotypes, coercion and consent, and online safety.

Family Activities (tue-thur, 6.30-8pm)


College Foundation of NC: Tools & Resources for College Planning (fri, 5-6pm)

Highlighting tools and resources in Spanish for families and educators that are free to use from College Foundation of NC. There will be discussion targeted towards families and students about the ins and outs of applying for college.

By registering and participating you will have access to the whole week's activities-- plus access to the JLA network.



By registering and participating you will have access to daily morning meditations, be part of a group that will practice conflict resolution techniques to support your interpersonal life, get to participate in a innovative program to discuss about healthy relationships and awareness around domestic violence, and get access to a series of best practices for applying to college and planning for a future beyond high school– plus some cool artsy activities.

Rules & Expectations

We hold the integrity of every individual. Our intention is to facilitate a courageous space where you are welcomed as an individual and held with full respect and we hope you all do so as well. Here are the guidelines that you are agreeing to uphold while you are attending: inclusive, respectful, kindness, and no bullying. We hold the right to ask any single participant to leave who doesn’t hold these standards

The Hybrid experince

All virtual and hybrid sessions will be run on zoom. Check out schedule for zoom links. Only those register will be allowed to participate in sessions.

We can't wait to share
in community with you

All are welcome!