Dueña de mi futuro (Owner of my future!)

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Dueña de mi futuro by For a Real Change is an enrichment program specially designed for Latinas in grades 6-12 with each session taking place on Saturdays. The program offers participants an opportunity to learn from educators and speakers about leadership and college and career opportunities. The program is presented in English.  

This program is coordinated in partnership with the Hispanic Organization for the Promotion of Education (HOPE) with support from the WKU Recruitment in Equity and Diversity in Teaching Program and Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College.

Dates / Time / Location

October 16, October 23, October 30, and November 6

9:30am – 12:00pm at Western Kentucky University in Gary Ransdell Hall

REGISTER

Complete the registration form by October 1 to participate in the program. The registration will remain open until the program reaches it 30 youth capacity, but only those who register by October 1 are guaranteed the program t-shirt. The registration fee is $10, and is payable after completing the registration form or upon arrival on October 16. If you are unable to provide the registration fee, please request the sponsored registration on the registration form.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We have answers to some of our frequently asked questions about Dueña de mi futuro. We want to make sure you have all the information you need before and after you register or your youth register for the program. Take some time to review this page along with the Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more about this program. If you need assistance completing the form or assistance with Spanish translation, please contact Addi, 270-901-1132 or Julia, 270-745-2296.

PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS

Dueña de mi futuro is designed for Latinas in grades 6-12. The program is open to all youth who could benefit from learning from Latina professions and explore topics that may focus on Latina youth and families. Youth are split into groups based on their grade level with groups expected for 6-8 and 9-12 grades.

HERE IS WHAT YOUTH CAN EXPECT

Each Saturday, participants will hear from the main presentation speaker, participate in activities and small groups around the given topic for the day, and engage in a career exploration activity. The group sessions provide youth with an opportunity to learn from their leaders, get to know their peers, and share their knowledge and opinions on the topics.


COVID-19 Safety Measures

Dueña de mi futuro will be hosted in Gary Ransdell Hall at Western Kentucky University, and participants will be required to follow Healthy on the Hill, Kentucky and CDC guidelines. Youth, volunteers, and speakers will be asked to follow guidelines with face-covering/masks based on the guidelines at the start of the program. There will also be a location for everyone to wash their hands and hand sanitize when they like.

SPONSORSHIPS

Individual Sponsorships: Anyone who is interested in donating to For a Real Change, Inc. for Dueña de mi futuro, can submit a donation online or via mail using our donate page.

Business Sponsorships: If your business is interested in being a program sponsor, please contact info@forarealchange.org for our sponsorship information.