Dare to Dream 2020
Fifteen Latina 6th-8th grade students from Irving and Stevenson Middle Schools along with their mothers, accompanied by teachers Ashley Alanis and Karla Romero, attended the 12th annual Dare to Dream: Get Educated Atrevete a Sonar Educate! Conference held at the College of DuPage on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The conference is sponsored by the DuPage Foundation, AAUW, Montenegro Inc., Edwards Jones, College of DuPage, and private donors and brought to us through the Office of State Representative Kathleen Willis. This is a one-day conference for Latina middle school girls and their mothers. The focus of the conference is the personal, professional and financial value of education in general and higher education in particular.