Thursday, March 28, 2013

ASTRRONGU Celebration

ASTRRONGU--offering youth tools to make better decisions against violence--celebrates the graduation of its paticipants.

Striving to better communities, LOS continues to engage young people to inspire positive change.

If you'd like to become part of the team contact Sandra Mosqueda at

Friday, March 15, 2013

A.S.T.R.R.O.N.G.U & Zumba

A.S.T.R.R.O.N.G.U participants practiced body movement with Zumba at Hurley Elementary.

A.S.T.R.R.O.N.G.U  encourages youth to make better life choices to minimize risk of violence.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

ILACHE Scholarships

Illinois Latino Council on Higher Education
Deadline: May 1, 2013
The Illinois Latino Council on Higher Education (ILACHE) will award a one-time $1000 scholarship to two eligible Latino/a students from Illinois. High school seniors and undergraduate students are eligible to apply.
Selection will be based on careful review of the following areas: 1) campus involvement, 2) community involvement, 3) academic achievements and goals, and 4) career aspirations.
To be considered, an applicant must be an Illinois Latina/o graduating high school senior or a continuing undergraduate level college student and enrolled full-time during the fall term of the upcoming academic year at a four or two-year regionally accredited college or university in Illinois. Past awardees are not eligible.

Training Opportunities

The National Latino Education Institute (NLEI) will begin three new professional training programs during March at its main campus, 2011 West Pershing Road in Chicago.  These training programs can lead to careers in allied health and at medical office environments.  Our graduates enjoy their work at hospitals, medical centers and other similar locations.

Please take a look at the attached document and share as you see appropriate.  This opportunity is ideal for recent high school graduates who are undecided about their career, or for anyone looking to start a second career.  Visit for more information about us.

Illinois Dream Fund

Illinois Dream Fund: Scholarships


We are witnessing a period of extraordinary growth within the undocumented immigrant community. The world is constantly changing, and with that change, come great challenges and opportunities. Regardless of what lies ahead, we are certain of one thing; access to education for undocumented immigrants, is essential for the growth of Illinois and this nation. ...Read More

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ConnectEDU a great resource

About ConnectEDU

The world's largest education network, connecting learners to possibilities

Who We Are:

ConnectEDU is a privately held technology company, committed to preparing and transitioning 21st Century Learners on their pathways from school to college to career, helping them realize their potential, achieve a secure financial future, and ultimately connect to life's possibilities. ConnectEDU was created in 2002, by Craig Powell, an entrepreneur with a passion for ensuring that all students have access to the expertise and resources needed to realize and achieve their potential. Today, ConnectEDU serves more than 20 million registered learners, 5,000 educational institutions, and 130,000 employers throughout 40 countries; all engaging and supporting learners across their school-to-college-to-career pathway.

Our Mission:
Connect the world's learners to life’s possibilities through clear education-to-career pathways.
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