The Yolo County Office of Education will host a conference on Young Latino Males on Friday, Sept. 7. Nationally known speaker Dr. Victor Rios, a professor at UC Santa Barbara, will give the keynote address, “From At-Risk to At-Promise: Supporting the Lives of Marginalized Students.” Rios has appeared on Ted Talks and has authored several books. Rios is also a former high school dropout and juvenile delinquent who went on to receive his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley.
Since 2012, the Legacy Youth Project (LYP) is an Ethnic Studies and social justice leadership program committed to the healing, transformation, and liberation of youth in the Napa Valley Unified School District. Through our Heartwork Pedagogy, we cultivate humanizing opportunities for our scholar warriors to lead, rejoice, and thrive.
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