HERE to HERE’s Lazar Treschan, Vice President of Policy and Impact, leads panel on “The Future of College and Career Readiness for Latinx Students”
About this event:
This year, Hispanic Federation’s three-day Virtual Education Summit focused on “Strengthening Pathways to Postsecondary Success and Career Opportunities for Latinx Students.” The multi-day conference brought together hundreds of distinguished and diverse educators, policymakers, community advocates, elected officials, students, and parents from across the country to discuss and advance successful initiatives that support Latinx students through their educational and career journey.
During the afternoon breakout session on October 21, HERE to HERE’s Lazar Treschan, Vice President of Policy and Impact, led a panel on “The Future of College and Career Readiness for Latinx Students.” During the conversation, HERE to HERE and youth advocates from Urban Assembly, Teens Take Charge, Latino U, the U.S. State Senate, and Hispanic Federation spoke to the value of work-based learning in improving outcomes for Latinx students along with.
Moderator: Lazar Treschan, HERE to HERE, Vice President, Policy and Impact
- Hon. Monica R. Martinez, New York State Senate Senator
- Estefany Carmona, The Urban Assembly, Work-based Learning Manager
- Jorge Morales, Teens Take Charge, Policy Director
- Shirley Acevedo Buontempo, Latino U College, Inc., Access, Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Date: October 21, 2020
Time: 3:05 pm – 3:55 PM EST
* Following the event, HERE to HERE and Hispanic Federation released a joint report centered on how we can collectively close the opportunity gap and expand career opportunity for Latinx Students: New York’s Latinx College Completion and Career Success Crisis: A Case for Work-Based Learning