Immigrant Youth Empowerment Conference May 31 at UCLA
IDEAS at UCLA, Improving Dreams, Equality, Access and Success, was created in the fall of 2003 to provide a support network for undocumented students at UCLA. IDEAS at UCLA has grown into a full-fledged organization that runs a community service project to increase awareness of the AB540 law, manages fundraisers, awards scholarships to AB540 students, collaborates with similar organizations across the state, and provides a socially-conscious environment for students to engage in open dialogue concerning immigrant issues.
The Second Annual Immigrant Youth Empowerment Conference “Reaching Our DREAMs through ACTion 2009” takes place at UCLA Ackerman Grand Ballroom 308 Westwood Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90024 Sunday, May 31, 2009 8am-6pm
The conference is a whole day event which will consist of different workshops that will provide information to benefit you as a student. We will train you on methods of lobbying, activism, and organizing efforts in order to advocate for your educational rights.
RSVP by MAY 15, 2009 by filling out an application at ideasla.org.
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