FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:February 15, 2012
11th Annual Immigrant Student Retreat – One Goal, Many Dreams
Leaders from 52 California colleges and universities gather to educate, advocate, and organize
Los Angeles – The California Dream Network (CDN), a project of CHIRLA, will bring together over 250 student leaders representing over fifty-two, high school, college and university campuses from throughout the State of California the weekend of February 17-19, 2012. The 11th Annual Immigrant Student Retreat – One Goal Many Dreams is the first state-wide conference post approval of AB130 and AB131, the California Dream Act. Current students, alumni, and other community leaders from all across California will participate in three intensive days of workshops, sessions, strategy meetings, and seminars to educate, organize, mobilize, advocate, and network within and for the immigrant rights movement.
WHAT: Eighteen (18) workshops, seminars, presentations, group activities, lectures, videos, open discussions, strategy sessions, and campaign updates. Workshop themes include: a) Using Facebook and Twitter to Motivate your Peers; b) Bold and Beautiful: Advancing your Cause through Media; c) Fundraising 101; d) AB130 and AB131: Next steps for the California Dream Act; e) Branding your efforts like Coca Cola.
WHEN: Starting Friday, February 17, 2012 thru Sunday, February 19, 2012
Friday: 5 pm – 9 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 7 pm
Sunday: 9 am – 6 pm