Access and Opportunity Summit Offered to Educate and Empower Latino Students

LEXINGTON, KY (October 1, 2007) Empowering Latino Student Success through Action and Multicultural Partnerships is the theme of Bluegrass Community amp; Technical Colleges and Kentucky State Universitys third annual Access and Opportunity Summit. The two day event will take place on Thursday, November 1, 2007 and Friday November 2, 2007 at the Central Public Library, 140 East Main Street, Lexington.

Featured speakers include Roger Rosenthal, Executive Director of Migrant Legal Action and co-chair of National Hispanic Education Coalition and Norman Bristol Colon, Executive Director of Governors Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs, Pennsylvania.

Workshop topics include bridging cultural gaps through education, barriers to minority/immigrant student success, and coalition building across cultural barriers.

For more information, contact Erin Howard, BCTC Hispanic Outreach Coordinator, (859) 246-6436 or via email