Dare to Dream Conference

The 10th Annual Dare to Dream: Get Educated!

Latina Conference will be held at the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn on Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM.  We are proud to announce that our keynote speaker this year is Lourdes Duarte, Co-Anchor of WGN News at 9 AM.  During the conference the girls will attend sessions on goal setting, high school preparation, college acceptance, career opportunities, financial aid, real world situations and mentoring programs. They will also meet with successful Latina professionals who will share how they overcame obstacles and took advantage of mentors and opportunities available to them to achieve their goals.  The mothers will attend workshops focused on continuing education, financial aid for documented/undocumented students, mental health focused programming, and understanding the complexities of the college system.


McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage

Fawell and Park Boulevards

Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

The theatre is located on the College of DuPage campus, just west of Park Boulevard in Glen Ellyn, IL.  Take Park Boulevard to Fawell Boulevard (22nd Street on Google Maps).  Turn west and follow Fawell about ¼ mile as it curves right and left again.  The COD campus is on your left.  Turn into the parking lot’s first entrance by the green and white College of DuPage sign.  The MAC will be directly in front of you.  Parking is free in any of the lots.

See more at:  McAninch Arts Website

In short

It is a day of information, inspiration, and is a celebration of our Latina girls and their futures!  It’s actually quite magical to experience the energy, the spirit, the excitement as the day goes on.

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