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October 20, 2017
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TOMORROW: Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Keynote Adelante Youth Alliance College & Career Conference in Pasadena 


SACRAMENTO - California Secretary of State Alex Padilla will deliver the keynote address for the Adelante Youth Alliance’s 7th Annual Adelante Young Men College & Career Conference at Pasadena City College tomorrow, Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.   

The full day conference will provide boys, young men ages 12-21, and parents with opportunities to participate in interactive workshops presented by over 100 Latino professionals. Workshops will cover diverse topics including steps to prepare for college, as well as tips for pursuing careers in business, health science, technology, engineering, law, arts, entertainment and other promising fields.   

Adelante Youth Alliance is a non-profit organization whose missions is to educate and empower youth to develop their academic, career and leadership potential.  


California Secretary of State Alex Padilla
Los Angeles County Psychiatric Social Worker Eddie Ramos
ABC 7 Reporter Sid Garcia
Adelante Youth Alliance Executive Director Stella Murga
2,000+ middle and high school boys, parents and teachers


Saturday, October 21, 2017
Conference runs from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  Secretary Padilla's keynote address: 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. 


Pasadena City College
Sexson Auditorium Bldg. C
1570 E Colorado Blvd,
  Pasadena, CA 91106


TV cameras should be set up by 8:30 a.m. Media can park at parking Lot 1 at Colorado and Hill. Please rsvp to the contacts below.


Secretary Padilla: Jesse Melgar (916) 701-3753
Adelante Youth Alliance: (626)798-1538