Beyond the Summit

By Bernardette Pinetta, 2015 Líderes Summit Staffer People often say that “necessity is the mother of invention.” It is also often the needs of our community that push us to go to places we have never ventured before. The first … Continue reading

Life as a Líderes Summit Staff Member

By David Castillo, Communications Department, NCLR Sometimes we don’t know what to do with our future until an opportunity comes along that opens our eyes and reveals our talent and passion. That’s how Emily Gonzalez got involved in service work. … Continue reading

Washington Plays Host to Escalera National Summit

Students who participate in our Escalera Program had the opportunity to visit Washington, DC recently for the Escalera National Summit. The program was held in conjunction with NCLR’s National Latino Advocacy Days.  Despite some bad weather, summit participants enjoyed a … Continue reading

NCLR Celebrates American Education Week

By Peggy McLeod, Deputy Vice President, Education and Workforce Development, NCLR American Education Week puts a spotlight on the role of educators and families—two groups who are essential in helping our nation’s children gain vital skills for future success.  The … Continue reading

A Call to Action for Latino Youth!

By Cindy Zavala, Southeast Region Youth Advisory Committee Representative, Lideres It was such a pleasure to finally meet all the members of the 2013 Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) and all the young Líderes face to face this past summer at … Continue reading