Fulfilling America’s Future: Latinas in the U.S. Summit

Friday, October 21, 2016

9 AM – 3 PM ET

Join the conversation at WH.gov/LIVE and on social media using #YoSoyLatina.

frontcover_10192016Last year the Initiative published a report, Fulfilling Americas Future: Latinas in the U.S., to highlight the condition of Hispanic girls and women in this country and their participation in areas such as: education, health, labor, housing and politics. The summit will further the asset-based narrative on Latinas and raise awareness on the investments needed in support of advancing the educational, workforce, and leadership opportunities for Latinas.

Download the Summit Agenda [PDF]

Download the Speaker Biographies [PDF]

Download the Summit Program [PDF]

The Initiative wants to be sure you have the tools and resources you need to actively participate in the summit conversations. We invite you to organize a Watch Party and download the Watch Party Toolkit [PDF] containing promotional materials and information on how to get your community involved with the summit.

NEW: ¡Gradúate! A College Planning Guide to Success provides the Hispanic community with information and resources to help students navigate the process of pursuing higher education at traditional colleges and universities, including how to apply and how to successfully enroll in a college or university. The guide is organized to outline the steps that students should take throughout high school leading up to their first college class. ¡Gradúate!: A College Planning Guide to Success (Spanish)

Fact Sheet (English) (Spanish)

The President announced 150 Commitments to Action with a collective investment of over $335 million which will build on, and accelerate federal, state, and local investments in high-quality education, from cradle-to-career for the nation’s Latino community. Access the entire National Commitments to Action Online Catalog [Fact Sheet] [PDF Full List].

The Bright Spots in Hispanic Education national online catalog features over 230 programs, models, organizations and initiatives that are supporting and investing in the educational attainment of Hispanics, from cradle-to-career. Nominate a Bright Spot.

Hispanic educational progress timeline from 1990 to 2015.