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2015 Emerge Latino Conference

Feb 10-12, 2015

Description:

Emerge is a multi-day Latino leadership conference located in Washington D.C. that provides college students with public policy briefings on public health, education, and immigration. In addition, attendees of Emerge will receive training in civic engagement, advocacy, and program coordination. Emerge conference will be a 3 day 2 night event. The first night will include registration and an opening reception. The second day offers policy workshops on critical legislative issues affecting Hispanic Americans, such as, education, health, and immigration. The day concludes with LULAC’s Legislative Awards Gala, an awards ceremony that recognizes key leaders who have served the Hispanic community across the country. The final day of the Emerge conference is focused on job readiness and hands on approach on how to do advocacy. There will be a career fair to explore job opportunities (corporate, non-profit, non-traditional, and government)

Location:
Washington, D.C.

Contact:
Call (202) 833-6130 or send a message to Ulises Gonzalez.

Free Registration! Register Here

Registration for this conference is free and the conference is open to LULAC Collegiate Councils and students groups affiliated with a college or university.

Emerge Conference Registration Form

Emerge Conference Registration Form

Click here to complete our electronic registration form.

Apply for a Travel Scholarship!

Apply for a Travel Scholarship!

Travel Scholarship Applications are due December 12, 2014!

The purpose of the LULAC Emerge Travel scholarship is to find motivated students who are interested in learning about the current state of affairs of the Latino community in the US, as well as to increase the diversity of students from various Universities attending the conference. The scholarship will provide transportation (flights, train, or gas) and lodging expenses of up to $850.
LULAC will award 14 scholarships of up to $850 on the basis of a comprehensive and competitive process. Scholarships will be awarded to college students on a point system, taking into account the following elements: completed application, academic accomplishments, community services, personal essays, resume, and a cover letter.

Please submit application to LULAC's Senior Community Development Manager Ulises Gonzalez via e-mail at: UGonzalez@LULAC.org

Photo Gallery

2014 Emerge Latino Conference Photo Gallery

2014 Emerge Latino Conference Photo Gallery

Last year nearly 100 students took part in the inaugural three day conference. Click here to see some photo highlights of the students in action!

Forms & Documents

Conference Agenda coming soon.

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