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Adelante Jovenes, a countywide day of leadership development for students, is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 28, at Kelseyville High School.
This educational opportunity will be presented by Migrant Education and supported by local school districts, Sonoma State University, Mendocino College, Yuba College and the Lake County College-Going Initiative (a partnership between Lake County Office of Education/University of California San Francisco).
Migrant students in grades seventh through 10th, along with their parents, will be invited to attend, with room for families from English language learning households.
Workshops will include topics on college preparedness, summer algebra and science academies, and Zumba dancing. In addition, guest speakers will address a variety of issues that confront teens on a daily basis, such as anti-gang and teen pregnancy issues.
Student representatives from various community colleges and universities will be in attendance to answer any questions that students or parents may have.
Students and families who are interested may contact their school administrators or counselors for more information.
Migrant Education is also seeking monetary donations and raffle prizes for the event; anyone interested in donating can call call Rose Geck at 994-4710 or Stephanie Wayment at 262-4163.