elcome- Bienvenidos to the Si Se Puede Conference. This conference is a collaboration between Lewis faculty, staff and students aimed at empowering Latina/o youth to go to college
The purpose of the conference is to invite Latino students from schools the Chicagoland and Joliet areas.
The Si Se Puede Conference, named after a well-known
phrase often utilized by the late Chicano civil rights leader Cesar
E. Chavez meaning ‘Yes You Can,’ offers a unique opportunity for Latino youth
to experience a hands-on conference at a local university to gain knowledge
on the importance of higher education and how to make it a reality while connecting
with Latino college students and college professionals.