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Outreach and Special Programs

Annual Events for Youth and Families

50th Chicanx Youth Conference

Date: Saturday, January 28, 2023
Satellite Student Union
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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The 2023 Chicanx Youth Conference (CYC) is hosted under the department of Outreach and Special Programs at Fresno State. The conference has a target audience of 9th - 12th grade Chicanx students from all school districts. Our goal is to provide an opportunity for future students to explore the pathways into post-secondary education. Workshops will feature themes of access to higher education, social justice, cultural awareness, and leadership and careers. *Workshops are subject to change*

There is no registration fee and lunch will be provided for all registered youth.

Registration here!

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Super Sunday 2022

2023 Date To Be Announced

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CSU Super Saturday began more than a decade ago as a collaboration between the CSU, its campuses and predominantly African American churches throughout California. The purpose is to increase the rate of African American students enrolling and graduating from the CSU. During, Super Sunday, CSU leaders attend Sunday services and from the pulpit speak to the congregation about the importance of a higher education. After the service, students and parents have an opportunity to meet CSU experts in admissions and financial aid.
Find a Super Sunday Church Near YOU!

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The 27th Annual Si Se Puede Conference

Date: Friday, March 17, 2023

Who should attend: Latino male high school students 
  • Educational and Career Workshops
    • Law, Business, Engineering and Medicine
    • Graphics and Media Production
    • Law Enforcement, Architecture and Education
  • Empower Latino youth to be college-ready
  • Building bridges to institutions of higher education
Contact: Johnny Baltierra | 559.978.5798



Annual Laotian Educational Conference Fresno

Date: Friday, March 24, 2023

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The Annual Lao American Educational Conference (ALEC) at Fresno State will be hosted by the Laotian American Community of Fresno (LACF) and Outreach and Special Programs. This conference provides an opportunity to bring the Lao American students together to celebrate a day of learning, growing and empowering one another.

Open invitation to all 7th - 12th grade students. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please contact your school counselor for more information. Registration deadline extended to March 31th.

  • Explore college and career paths
  • Connect with Lao professionals
  • Enjoy Lao culture with new friends
Are you a community member interested in volunteering for ALEC Fresno? Send an email to:
LAC Fresno Homepage


Feria de Educación

Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fresno State Satellite Student Union 
(east side of lawn area)

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The purpose of Feria de Educación is to empower thousands of Spanish-speaking parents and students by providing them with information and resources to help them succeed in California’s educational system, attend post-secondary education, and attain their professional goals. Feria de Educación is a community fair held for students and their parents to participate in workshops held in Spanish. The workshops provide information and community resources that support college readiness. 
Fresno State Feria Linktree

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Super Saturday Higher Education Day

2023 Date to be Announced

students at super saturday 2021

Super Saturday Higher Education Day is scheduled for October 15, 2022. This year's event will target African American middle school, high school and community college students from across the Central Valley. Students will be engaged about their preparation for post-secondary education, receive inspirational messages, and be invited to the Super Saturday Tailgate Experience including a Fresno State Homecoming Football game! Continue to refer back to our website for more information.
Registration is closed

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Native American Youth Conference

Date: Saturday, November 5, 2022
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fresno State Satellite Student Union

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The Native American Youth Conference (NAYC) has a target audience of 6th - 12th grade Native American students from all school districts. Our goal is to provide an opportunity for future students to explore the pathways towards higher education by participating in workshops covering application admissions information, financial aid and scholarships, A-G requirements, student services, and resources. Along with hearing from a special guest keynote speaker, cultural and higher education presentations, and providing on and off campus resources to help students excel. There is no registration fee and lunch is provided for all registered youth including a free conference t-shirt.
Registration will close on Oct. 24th

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