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Photo gallery Latino Youth Summit

April 13, 2017

More than 80 Latino middle school students explored and built their knowledge about going to college, and the expectation that earning a degree is an attainable goal, through the workshops and activities offered at the Annual Latino Youth Summit April 12-13.

The summit is a collaborative effort by UW–Madison Pathways to Educational Achievement; Centro Hispano Community Center; the Office of the Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer Division of Diversity, Equity and Educational Achievement; and the Latino Youth Summit Steering Committee, a group of committed members from the Latino and UW communities.

Photo: Carolina Sarmiento and students

Instructor Carolina Sarmiento, an assistant professor in UW-Madison's Department of Civil Society and Community Studies in the School of Human Ecology, leads students in an exercise. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Photo: Closeup of neighborhood picture being drawn by a student

With Sarmiento's guidance, participants draw and then reimagine their respective neighborhoods.

Photo: Students at table drawing neighborhood maps

The two-day "On My Way to College" event offered more than 35 sessions on campus and in community locations.

Photo: Screen printing demonstration

UW-Madison undergraduate Clara Huerta, left, introduces participants to the art of screen printing by helping them create an inspirational message during a session held at MECha (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán), a student organization at UW-Madison.

Photo: Instructor and students gathered around laptop screen

Instructor Nate Clark, staff with the Madison Public Library, helps Justin Yacelgu, center, and Alex Orzuma-Ramirez work on a computer video-game design.

Photo: Back of La Universidad de Wisconsin shirt

A Latino Youth Summit staff member is pictured wearing a La Universidad de Wisconsin shirt. Photo by: Jeff Miller

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