26th Annual Youth Conference: Dare to Dream
Who: LAO Family Community Development, Inc. https://lfcd.org
What: To help youth graduate from high school, continue to post-secondary educational programs, apply to credentialed occupational training programs, and find employment with career advancement on the path to self-sufficiency.
When: Friday, August 6, 2021, 10:00 am to 3:00pm
Where: LFCD’s CARE Community Center (free lunch included), 2325 E. 12th Street, Oakland, CA
Images: 100-120 youth ages 16-24; educational, training and networking event. Target population is composed of ethnically and racially diverse, low- income youth, refugees, and immigrants who struggle to transition to higher education and meaningful long-term employment.
Interviews: LAO Family Community Development CEO Kathy Rothberg available either on-site (during the event) or by phone/Zoom. To set an appointment with Kathy, call: (510)533-8850. 16-24 ethnically and racially diverse, low- income youth, refugees, and immigrants.
About: Lao Family Community Development
MISSION To advance the economic mobility and well-being of diverse communities through culturally informed specialized employment, housing, education, and support services.
APPROACH Lao Family Community Development (Lao Family) values a comprehensive, integrated service model that engages individuals and family participation to achieve self-sufficiency and stability goals. Lao Family’s comprehensive approach strives to meet the immediate basic, long-term, and special needs of affected community members. Customized and holistic service plans incorporate workforce, education, housing, and support services, including health, income, and savings, to foster positive outcomes.