Youth Leadership In College Access & Success

Co-Sponsored by:
Date: October 28, 2013
  • Lori Chajet, PhD –  Co-Director, College Access: Research and Action (CARA)
  • Samuel Chan –  Youth Leader and high school student, Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE) and Flushing High School
  • Jazmin Cruz – Youth Leader and college student, Make the Road NY and John Jay School of Criminal Justice
  • Diana Yi –  Youth and Family Development Program Manager, (AAFE)
  • Melissa Kissoon – Alumni College Coach and college student, Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation and York College
  • Jamel Burgess – Alumni College Coach and college Student, Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation and Queensborough Community College
Resources: Forum Agenda Lori Chajet’s presentation on Youth Leadership CARA Overview CARA Youth Leadership 1 pager with chart CARA Youth Leadership for College Access Summer Institute Report October 2013 UYC’s Get Us To College Campaign White Paper The New School’s Creating College Ready Communities Report. September 2013