LOTS - Bizfest Presentation 2012
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  • 1.
    • KCBizFest 2011
    • Alejandra Munoz
    • Angel Perez
    • Daniel Ferman
    • Debbie Vilchis
  • 2. History
    • The Latinos of Tomorrow was developed by Crystal Perez, a Wyandotte High School Student, as her KCBizFest Workshop project in 2004.
    • Over a hundred current members around the Kansas City metropolitan area.
  • 3. MISSION
    • The mission of the Latinos of Tomorrow is to provide leadership learning opportunities in education advancement, career development and civic involvement through programs or projects.
  • 4. VISION
    • To empower the voice of the student members through supportive and educational campaigns; through either existing events, chamber events and internally driven events.
    Scholarship Fest KC BizFest Events
    • The Latinos of Tomorrow is one of several student programs offered by the Greater Kansas City Hispanic Collaborative and sponsored by Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City.
    • Latinos of Tomorrow is free and open to any High School through College student from the Kansas City Metro Area.
  • 6. Objective
    • Objective is to learn through peer-to-peer and adult-to-student mentoring and advising.
    • Latinos of Tomorrow is a natural progression from KC BizFest. By joining LOT’s, KC BizFest participants can continue developing and pursuing their professional, career, and educational goals.
    Health Workshop Financial Literacy KC Power & Light
  • 7. Projects
    • Project opportunities are developed by the teams or through existing projects in our community using the project management structure. Some of our projects include:
      • KCBizFest
        • KCBizFest LOT members serve as
        • mentors to incoming KCBizFest Participants
        • LOT members present at KCBizFest
      • Scholarship Fest
        • Parent/Student session-Post secondary Education
        • Student enrollment into Fastweb.com, Schoalrships.com
        • Peer-peer mentoring. LOT members aid students in the enrollment process.
        • Students receive a packet with scholarship information.
        • 2010 Scholarship Fest will be held March 27.
  • 8. Projects… continued
      • Essay Workshop
      • Students get help on essay writing techniques.
      • Students can bring in essays for editing, or start one at the workshop
      • 2011 Essay Workshops will be coming this Spring and Summer.
      • KC Fiesta
      • KCFiesta LOT members organize
      • & hold fundraiser during event
      • KCFiesta LOT members serve as
      • volunteers
  • 9. Events
      • LOT Mixers and parties
      • Greater KC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Social Events
      • Community volunteer opportunities
    Hispanic Chamber Noche de Gala Hispanic Chamber Christmas Social
  • 10. Events …. continued
    • Latina Leadership Conference
    • Global Summit
    • Youth Futures Conference
    Latina Leadership Conference Youth Futures Conference Greater Kansas City Hispanic Collaborative Awards Luncheon USHLI National Conference
  • 11. Upcoming Events
      • LOTs meeting on Saturday, Feb 19,
      • Scholarship Fest – Coming in March
      • Essay Workshops-Spring and Summer
      • KC Fiesta- May 13-15 at Crown Center
  • 12.
    • How to Join Latinos of Tomorrow
    • Q and A