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Immigrant Youth Empowerment Conference

Immigrant Youth Empowerment Conference

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UCLA Ackerman Union

308 Westwood Plaza

Los Angeles, CA 90024

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IYEC is committed to empowering, educating, and paving a way for undocumented youth to pursue higher education and make a difference

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The AB540 Project is the community service component of UCLA's Improving Dreams, Equality, Access, and Success (IDEAS) program, with the goal of increasing awareness and access to resources for undocumented students in the Los Angeles County. We are excited to announce we will hosting our 14th Annual Immigrant Youth Empowerment Conference.

The conference will be held on May 21st, 2022 from 9:30A.M. - 4:30P.M. at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and will be centered around three main topics Holistic Wellness, Higher Education & Professional Development, and Advocacy & Empowerment. Workshops include Career Counseling, Financial Wellness, Mindfulness & Mental Health Resources, Entrepreneurship and more.

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10 am-10:50 am | Armando Ibanez :Undocumented Tales

11 am - 12 pm | Session 1

Juan Maya : Navigating College & Life without DACA

Dr. Hernandez : Mental Wellness

Patricia Vazquez : Navigating Life Transitions

UCLA CCCP Scholars Program : Demystifying the Community College to University Transfer Process

Trisha Mazumder : UndocuAlly Network, Community Building

1pm - 2pm | Session 2

Trisha Mazumder : Path to Grad School

Arabi Hassan & Sarah Kim: How to Brand Yourself

Ana Oaxaca : Towards more Undocumented PhD's

Sharet Garcia : UndocuProfessionals Career Counseling

Yesica Catalan :The UndocuHustle & Entrepreneurship

2:15pm - 3:15pm | Session 3

Bo Thai : Illegal Dreams

Melody Klingenfuss : Story of Self

PreHealth Dreamers : Pathways to Healthcare

Dr. Saba Nafees : Career Pathways in Industry & Beyond

Francisco Turrubiartes Campos : Mindfulness and Mental Health

3:30pm - 4:30pm | Ernesto Rocha : Closing Ceremony

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