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2022 Emerge Conference


Emerge is a multi-day leadership conference for young professional Latinos and collegiate students in the United States and Puerto Rico taking place in Washington, DC and virtually this year. Every year, Emerge brings together a diverse group of college students and young professional Latinos to provide them with public policy briefings on health, education, and immigration.

During this year’s day and a half event, attendees will receive training in civic engagement, advocacy, and professional development. Participants will also have the opportunity to build a national network and explore job opportunities in the corporate, non-profit, non-traditional, and government spaces during our career fair. Additionally, attendees will be able to give back to area youth through a robust volunteer event where they are able to share experiences and mentor students.

Overall, your experience throughout the Emerge Latino Conference aims to transform your lives with professional opportunities and make a direct impact in your own community through the national network you get to build.

The conference will take place from March 17 - 18, 2022. Registration closes on February 28, 2022, Registration for virtual partipation closes on March 9th.

We know the value of connecting in person, and LULAC is committed to making it a safe environment for all attendees. We will follow CDC and local Washington, DC government guidelines to ensure a safe conference, including proof of vaccination and requiring masks in the event space.

To join us in person in Washington, DC, you will be asked to confirm you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination onsite. If you are unable to join us in person for any reason, we encourage you to participate in the virtual portion of EMERGE, as we strive to provide an engaging and impactful experience both virtually and in person.

Travel and lodging scholarships are available to those who qualify. Space is limited, apply today!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Andres Rodriguez, LULAC National Vice President for Young Adults, at and the Emerge team at

Conference Highlights

2022 LULAC National Emerge Conference Registration Information
2022 LULAC National Emerge Conference Agenda
2022 LULAC National Emerge Conference Community Service
2022 LULAC National Legislative Awards Gala celebrating 93 years of service.