YVUC Conference 2015
2015 Dates TBD Campus Center, Conference Room A&B
About the Conference
Youth Voices United for Change (YVUC) is an
annual youth leadership conference planned by De Anza College students for local high school students every fall quarter in November.
YVUC brings 300 high school students together on the De Anza campus to motivate, educate, and involve young people to create positive community changes in their lives, schools, and local neighborhoods.
Get involved. YVUC still needs De Anza student volunteers for the event!
2015 Dates To Be Determined
Attend one of these orientations in the East Cottage Resource Room. ( Volunteer to be a mentor for a day at the conference. See map.) Please sign up here to RSVP for an orientation time.
Stay involved after the conference! Become a high school mentor through Mentors for Youth Empowerment (MYE). Ask about this a the YVUC volunteer orientation.
Provide Leadership opportunities for De Anza students to motivate youth to become civically engaged community members.
To connect youth to local community organizations and De Anza student groups such as MYE (Mentors for Youth Empowerment) in order to help create change in their communities.
Encourage youth from underserved populations to see the benefits of attending De Anza College and other institutions of higher education
Focus on Awakening
Last year’s focus was
empowerment, expression, and change through SOCIAL JUSTICE.
Our workshops and speakers ranged from environmental advocates to hip hop MCs, who addressed how various modes of communication can be used as a medium for social justice and community change.
Institute of Community and Civic Engagement
Castellano Family Foundation
Office of the President
De Anza Associated Student Body
Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution
Office of Financial Aid
African Ancestry Association
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institution
Women's History Month Events
Asian Pacific American Xpressions
YVUC 2012 Conference Photo Slideshow
Click to view the YVUC 2012 Conference image gallery.
BECOME A SPONSOR!
To make financial contributions to the conference:
Visit the FHDA Foundation
How to Give website Select “Other” for program on the Donation Form
ICCE in the field for If "Other", provide the name of the program or scholarship below.
write and mail a check (made out to Institute of Community and Civic Engagement) to:
I.C.C.E. c/o Cynthia Kaufman
De Anza College 21025 Stevens Creek Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014