About 700 expected for 44th Chican@ Youth Conference Jan. 28

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About 700 expected for 44th Chican@ Youth Conference Jan. 28

Fresno State’s 44th annual Chican@ Youth Conference will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Satellite Student Union. At 9 a.m., Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro will welcome nearly 700 high school and middle school students and school counselors who registered for the event (registration closed Jan. 13). Four Fresno State Latina professors will lead a panel at 9:30 a.m. about Chicanas in Education: Drs. Christina Herrera, Laura Alamillo, Larissa Mercado-López and Rosa Toro. INFO: Walter Ramirez of Outreach and Special Programs at 559.430.7454 or wramirez@csufresno.edu. Original press release.

Chican@ Youth Conference 17 Agenda

8:00-9:00 Check in & Resource Fair

9:00-9:15 Welcome:

President Joseph I. Castro
VP Student Affairs Dr. Frank Lamas

9:15-9:30 Opening Ceremony

9:35-10:20 Panel

Drs. Christina Herrera, Laura Alamillo, Larissa Mercado-López and Rosa Toro

10:35-11:35 Workshop 1

11:45-12:45 Lunch/Raffle/Entertainment

1:00-2:00 Workshop 2

2:15-3:00 Danzantes De Aztlan/Closing/ Raffles

CYC 17 Workshops A

CYC Workshops B

CYC 17 Map