Latinx Youth Summit

Youth Summit dance

Save the date! 
The 21st  annual Latinx Youth Summit is scheduled for October 17, 2019. 

The youth summit attracts over 200 high school students from around the state each year. The Iowa Latinx Conference is coordinated by the Center for Diversity and Enrichment and the University of Iowa School of Social Work.

For more information contact Blanca or Sarah in the Center for Diversity and Enrichment.

Workshop Proposals

Important Information About Workshop Proposals

AUDIENCE:  Conference participants include 9th -12th grade high school youth, educational advisors, community members, and community organizations. The conference is a multiracial/multinational event; participants speak multiple languages and interpretation can be provided for conference events in both English and Spanish if requested. 

LENGTH OF PRESENTATIONS: Please note that the Youth Leadership Summit workshops are 45-50 minutes in length.

STIPENDS:  All conference presenters receive complimentary registration to the conference, which includes conference meals and activities.  As a general rule, the Iowa Latinx Conference does not provide payment to presenters. 

ACCESSIBLITY: Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to participate in the Iowa Latinx Conference and accommodations will be provided upon request.  If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Sarah Lambert and Blanca Ramirez, at 319.335.3555 or via email: |

SUBMISSION INFORMATION:  Proposals for conference workshops are due by August 31, 2019.  Proposals will be reviewed and you will be notified by September 15, 2019 of its acceptance. If you have any questions regarding workshop proposals or to submit a proposal, please email  the coordinators at the emails above.


How to Apply/Enroll

Registration form will be available in the Fall of 2019!