9 Reasons Why You Should Attend The Cambio De Colores Conference

Cambio de Colores (Change of Color) is an annual conference that focuses on research, best practices, and workshops that can be used by communities to assist the integration of Latino newcomers and immigrants in the Midwest.

1. Because you’ll be smarter by 3 days.

This year, the conference will host over 60 presentations, posters and workshops in its theme areas: Health, Education, ELL & Dual Language Education, Youth Development, Civil Rights & Political Participation, Entrepreneurship & Economic Development, and Change & Integration. Check out our program here!

2. Because trying to schedule a meeting is almost impossible.

Come to the conference to meet everyone instead! You’ll have time to share your ideas and engage in dialogues.

3. Because bilingual education is important.

The conference will have several workshops and presentations on bilingualism and education. There will be a Brown Bag Lunch Gathering focusing on Missouri Dual Language Network as well.

4. Really. Supporting bilingual individuals is important.

5. Because supporting Latin@ youths in 4-H is important.

The Latin@ population in Midwest rural area is growing. That means it’s crucial to support Latin@ youth in education and integration. The conference will be an opportunity to create, share, and implement research and best practices to improve youth development outcomes.

6. Because having a culturally competent health system is important.

Workshops on health will further your knowledge on best practices for Latin@ population. If you’re in the field of health, this will be perfect for you!

7. Because Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr., the President of the United States Hispanic Leaderships Institute, is one of our speakers!

Check out all the amazing plenary speakers! You’ll definitely want to come hear them!

8. Because everyone at the conference is friendly and fun!

The conference is a great opportunity to connect with practitioners, researchers, those working with immigrant communities, Cambio fellows and staffs!

9. Because you’ll want to come back next year!

Make sure to register for the Cambio de Colores 2016 Conference!

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