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Audience: College & Career Events Calendar

The CLYLP Bay Area Institute (BAI) was established in 2014 to inspire and motivate students from the region to become the future leaders of the Bay Area Chicano/Latino community through public service.  Open to 50 students from the 13 Bay Area counties, the three-day institute offers an impactful program designed to develop students’ leadership potential and increase their knowledge of the region’s cultural and political landscape. Institute participants connect with education, business, political and community leaders from the Bay and receive encouragement in their pursuit of post-secondary educational opportunities. Housing, meals and program materials are provided at no cost to the participants or their families.


The CLYLP Bay Area Institute curriculum focuses on the CLYLP’s Four C’s model of success: Community, Culture, College and Careers.

Activities will include:

  • Civic Day: Students will learn about the legislative process through active participation in mock hearings and interaction with city and county lawmakers and staff.
  • College & Careers Day: Students will participate in informational workshops about financial aid, university requirements and options, and learn about the college admissions process.

Through their BAI experience, students will gain valuable leadership training skills, meet and learn from many accomplished professionals, receive important college information, and create long lasting friendships and peer/professional networks.


The Bay Area Institute will take place Friday, June 23 to Sunday, June 25, 2017.


Students are housed at UC Berkeley and all institute activities take place in Berkeley/Oakland.


To be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Currently be enrolled in a California high school for the 2016-2017 academic year and live in one of the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, and Sonoma.
  • Currently be in either 10th (Sophomore) or 11th (Junior) grade. (Freshman and Seniors are ineligible to apply)
  • Not have previously attended the Sacramento Leadership Conference as a participant.
  • Must be able to attend the entire weekend; no exceptions or accommodations will be made.



Click HERE to Apply!!!

Posted by: Lea Sanguinetti
Published: 3/26/17

Audience: College & Career Events Calendar

The Young Ambassadors Program (YAP) is a national program for graduating high school seniors aimed at fostering the next generation of Latino leaders in the arts, sciences, and humanities via the Smithsonian Institution and its resources.


YAP is a college preparatory and leadership program encouraging participants to explore various academic and career opportunities through the lens of the Latino experience. For the past ten years, this program has received major and continued support from Ford Motor Company Fund. Students with an interest in and commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities as it pertains to Latino communities and cultures are selected to travel to Washington, D.C. for a week-long seminar at the Smithsonian. This enrichment opportunity is a leadership development and skill-building training that exposes youth to a wide array of academic disciplines promoting higher education and encouraging the exploration and understanding of the Latino identity. The seminar, known as Washington Week, includes visits to the Smithsonian’s Latino collections and one-on-one interaction with renowned experts from various fields. Following the training seminar, students participate in a four-week interdisciplinary internship in museums and other cultural institutions in 17 cities across the United States and Puerto Rico. This hands-on component allows students to gain transferable knowledge and apply the skills acquired during the training seminar to their internship assignments.


Participation in the Young Ambassadors Program includes meals and accommodations for the duration of the one-Week training seminar, round-trip travel costs to Washington, D.C. and a program stipend.

Students selected are responsible for all expenses during the four-week internship, including transportation, accommodations, and meals.

Upon completion of the five-week program, participants will receive $2,000 to contribute to their higher education.

Students that do not complete the training seminar and four-week internship will not receive the program stipend.


Admission is competitive. To be eligible for the program, you must:

O Be a high school senior graduating in 2017

O Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States with a valid Social Security Number at the time of application

O Have a minimum weighted cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale.

O Be fluent in English

O Be enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college or university (community college is eligible; enrollment will be verified for the fall 2017)

O Commit to participate in the one-week training seminar at the Smithsonian Institution and complete a four-week paid summer internship


Up to 24 participants are selected through a competitive process, guided by a selection committee comprised of museum and education professionals. The selection committee evaluates all application materials and submissions based on the following criteria:

1. Excellence in the:

a. Arts (e.g., film, visual, performing, design);

b. Sciences (e.g., natural, biological, chemical, planetary); or

c. Humanities (e.g., language, literature, social sciences, business).

2. Academic record

3. Leadership experience

4. Commitment to education

5. Service learning and engagement with the Latino community


For more information and to apply, please visit the Smithsonian Latino Center online at http://latino.si.edu/Education/YAP or email SLCEducation@si.edu



Posted by: Lea Sanguinetti
Published: 3/26/17

Audience: College & Career Events Calendar

The Multimedia Arts Summer Academy (MASA) is launching this summer at Cañada College for high school students entering grades 10 to 12! The program will provide opportunities for students to build their skills in Graphic Design, Web Design, Multimedia Arts, and Animation & Video Game Art, as well as participate in weekly Portfolio Days to work on projects from the week's classes and prepare for a final Portfolio Show (open to friends and parents/guardians) in which prizes will be awarded by a panel of industry experts. This not-for-credit program is self-supporting through tuition yet provides scholarship opportunities for under-resourced students. More information about the program is available at http://smccd.edu/masa

Posted by: Lea Sanguinetti
Published: 3/20/17

Audience: College & Career Events Calendar

Attention incoming High School Juniors and Seniors.

Attend a free Biotechnology camp at Skyline College through the concurrent enrollment program.


1st Session: June 12-June23

2nd session: June 26-July 7




Please see Mrs. Dielacher in the career center for more information.

Posted by: Lea Sanguinetti
Published: 3/12/17

Audience: College & Career Events Calendar

Attend a free Energy Summer camp if enrolled through concurrent enrollment.


Help create socail media vdeos to highlight alternative energy solutions.


June 12th - 23rd 9am -2pm


Earn two units of college credit.




Please see Mrs. Dielacher in the career center for more information.

Posted by: Lea Sanguinetti
Published: 3/12/17

Audience: College & Career Events Calendar

The Youth Art Show is coming up March 31st- April 1st at the Municipal ServicesBuilding - 33 Arroyo Drive.


Please start saving your ARTWORK!


Submitted artwork should include a variety of original student created pieces.

Posted by: Lea Sanguinetti
Published: 1/12/17

Audience: College & Career Events Calendar

Attention Freshmen and Sophomores


The United States Air Force Academy is a more challenging and competitive environment than a typical college or university. The Academy offers a top-ranked education and a world of opportunity to those applicants who can meet our admissions requirements.

While you are still too young to apply to the Academy, it is never too early to start preparing. As a matter of fact, the earlier you start, the better your potential to be accepted. There are four things we look for in a future Academy cadet:

  • Academics
  • Athletics
  • Leadership
  • Character

So how do you prepare for a future at the Academy?

  • Study hard. Get the best grades you can in all subjects — especially English, math and science.
  • Join a sports team. If your school does not have an after-school sports program, you can usually find one at your local community park or recreation center.
  • Become a leader. Join a scouting program like Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts or Civil Air Patrol. Or join another school or local club and go for a leadership position like club president or secretary.
  • Demonstrate character. Consider activities that help others. Get involved with church groups or other organizations that may be helping members of your community.

These activities will help you demonstrate your academic performance, athletic potential, leadership and character traits. Starting early and being prepared are your best shots for earning an appointment to the Academy. We hope to see you in a few years!


Click HERE to learn more!!

Posted by: Lea Sanguinetti
Published: 10/17/16

Audience: Yamila Dielacher, College & Career Events Calendar, Career Center, College and Career and For Seniors

Tuition Assistance is Available!

  • Up to $700.00 annually for restaurant crew & part time shift managers who are employed for 12 months at the time the application for assistance is submitted. Employees must work an average of 20 hours per week and be in good standing as determined by the owner/operator.
  • For information: https://aim.applyists.net/MCDTA/Initiate 
  • If you are under the age of 21 with at least a 2.7 GPA and demonstrate financial need, the RMHC Scholars scholarship is a great fit. It honors your scholastic, community and work performance and is open to all students, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.
  • To apply visit: https://aim.applyists.net
  • DEADLINE: April 1, 2017   
Posted by: Yamila Dielacher
Published: 9/23/16