La Raza Youth Leadership Institute is struggling to stay afloat

Article subtitle: 
La Raza's mission ... to promote the importance of higher education, career planning, self-esteem and cultural identity...
Article CAIRCO note: 
"La Raza" translates to "The Race" in English.
Article author: 
Sonia Gutierrez
Article publisher: 
9 News
Article date: 
11 March 2019
Article category: 
Colorado News
Medium
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For 25 years, La Raza Youth Leadership Institute has empowered students to go to college, be proud of their roots and always give back to their community ...

The mission is to expose Colorado's Chicanx/Latinx youth to college, scholarship and development opportunities, as well as to promote the importance of higher education, career planning, self-esteem and cultural identity with workshops, education fairs and keynote speakers...

Jenny Santos with Servicios de La Raza, says they do not have the funding to continue the efforts of the program ...

"We've been struggling now for 4-5 years," said Santos ...
CAIRCO Research

The La Raza Youth Leadership Institute is comprised of the La Raza Youth Leadership Conference and the La Raza Youth Leadership Program ... The LRYLI conference is unique because we cater to 12 – 18 yr old Colorado Latinos by offering culturally sensitive programming to enhance their social, educational and personal growth...