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Photo gallery Latino Youth Summit 2018

June 13, 2018

More than 70 middle school students from the Madison Metropolitan School District participated in the Latino Youth Summit this week. The two-day outreach event got students involved in culturally responsive workshops to explore their path from middle school to high school and college. It was organized by the UW–Madison School of Education; UW–Madison’s Office of the Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer, Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement; and the Centro Hispano Community Center.

Photos by Jeff Miller/University Communications

Photo: Woman speaking under banner reading

Prenicia Clifton, director of UW–Madison's Precollege and Youth Programs, speaks during the Latino Youth Summit breakfast. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Photo: Man doing experiment with students

Jerrod Buckner, assistant outreach coordinator for the Morgridge Institute for Research, leads participants working on a science experiment. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Photo: People playing instruments

Participants learn to play percussive instruments during a session about capoeira — an Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics, and music. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Photo: Sir Williams talking to group of students

At center, 9th grade participant Laura Alexandra Rivera Ruiz listens to Sir Williams, left, and Aissa Olivarez speak about careers in the legal field during a session at the Law Building. Williams is director of admissions at UW-Madison's Law School. Olivarez is an attorney for the Community Immigration Law Center in Madison. Photo by: Jeff Miller

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