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  1. 1. Latinitas Teen Leadership Institute
  2. 2. Digital magazine by, for & about young Latinas
  3. 3. Digital magazine by, for & about young Latinas
  4. 4. Latinitas – nonprofit dedicated to the empowerment and advancement of Latina youth through media, art, culture & technology. We offer workshops & training to help girls build confidence and express themselves creatively through multimedia.
  5. 5. What is the Teen Leadership Institute? <ul><li>It is an institute that will help young women to develop leadership skills . </li></ul><ul><li>The institute will consist of monthly workshops on leadership methods, decision making skills, goal setting, public speaking, civic engagement, and volunteerism. </li></ul><ul><li>The institute will help you explore your own strengths and cultivate their leadership abilities. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Benefits <ul><li>Develop leadership skills </li></ul><ul><li>Meet new friends </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with mentors and role models </li></ul><ul><li>Complete community service projects </li></ul><ul><li>Make a difference </li></ul><ul><li>Gain confidence </li></ul>
  7. 7. Requirements <ul><li>Attend monthly meetings through May </li></ul><ul><li>Organize 1 individual service project </li></ul><ul><li>Organize 1 group service project </li></ul><ul><li>Create multimedia advocacy project </li></ul><ul><li>Complete at least 20 volunteer hours </li></ul><ul><li>Help with at least 1 fundraising project </li></ul><ul><li>Pay it forward – be a mentor </li></ul>
  8. 8. Group Service Project <ul><li>Organize a Girl Empowerment Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Example: 2010 Chica Power Fest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosted at Main Public Library on Dec. 3 rd from 10-4pm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>35 girls in attendance from grades 4-8 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshops: bullying/self-esteem/leadership/education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guest Speaker: Adriana Payan, YWCA – diversity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keynote Speaker: Jennifer Sanchez, Su Voz Latina </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Donations: sandwiches, goodie bags </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Creating a Service Project <ul><li>Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>You pick a cause you care about </li></ul><ul><li>You organize the project to serve your community </li></ul><ul><li>Steps: Service Learning Steps </li></ul><ul><li>1: Pick an issue/ cause you care about </li></ul><ul><li>2: Investigate: Research need & resources </li></ul><ul><li>3: Prepare & Plan your project </li></ul><ul><li>4: Take action </li></ul><ul><li>5: Reflect on your experience </li></ul><ul><li>6: Celebrate </li></ul>
  10. 10. Sample Individual Service Projects <ul><ul><li>Priscilla remembered her challenges in trying to learn English as a second language, so she tutored bilingual kids at an elementary school. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To help preserve her heritage and culture, Alejandra coordinated Ballet Folklorico classes for younger girls. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indira saw the troubles her friends experienced grieving from the deaths and violence in Juarez, so she organized a support group for teens. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jo Marie was concerned about helping the environment, so she started a recycling program at her school and got her group to adopt-a-highway. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Liz wanted to speak out to help earth, so she created awareness on her campus about the environment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Daniela thought teen pregnancy was a big issue in her school, so she organized presentations about the topic. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Fundraising <ul><li>Organize a fundraiser to raise funds for the group service project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2010 Examples: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hosted a garage sale </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Supply drive for workshop materials </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Parent provided help with making copies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Got items donated for goodie bags (pens, stickers) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ideas: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Garage sale, bake sale, sell candy, car wash, drop off donation letters </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Volunteer Projects <ul><li>Help mentor middle school girls in our after-school clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Assist at our monthly Saturday Camps </li></ul><ul><li>Help at girl empowerment workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Write for our magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Help at our office </li></ul><ul><li>Assist with special events </li></ul>
  13. 13. Contact Us! <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>915-239-5051 </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  14. 14. Questions??