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The Latina Public Service Academy

2020 if off to a quick start, and we at The Latina Public Service Academy are busy making plans for our 2020 Academy. This year, our 2020 Academy will take place at Mount St. Mary's University, Doheny Campus.


Our Program, designed specifically for young Latina women. aims to ensure that women are represented fairly and equally in the workforce. Through leadership and empowerment workshops, symposiums, and partnerships, we equip Latinas to embrace their identity and represent the community in all industries, beginning with public service. 


The Academy is comprised of a 3-day curriculum:

1) Day 1: The young women learn about "Government 101" and about Women in Politics. They also learn the basics of a campaign. They are trained in public speaking. 

2) Day 2: Field Trip to City Hall, LA County Board of Supervisors, and the LAUSD Board of Education.

3) Day 3: The young women are exposed to Latina role models through a "Career Panel." They also get further training campaign fundraising, and campaign team formation.

We will be welcoming 25 new participants to our program. Our curriculum is one of a kind. This is the ONLY leadership program in the entire nation for young Latinas. 

The Academy is a FREE leadership program for Latinas in 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades with priority given to Latinas in LAUSD/LA County school. 


Applications are due April 17, 2020

Dates of Academy

Saturday, April 25, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Tuesday, April 28, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Saturday, May 2, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Light breakfast and lunch provided

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