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LOTS - Bizfest Presentation 2012


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LOTS - Bizfest Presentation 2012

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