Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Migrant families to attend La Famlia conference

More than 300 migrant parents from throughout Monterey County have been invited to participate in La Familia Conference on Saturday, April 25th from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Soledad High School, 425 Gabilan Drive in Soledad.

The conference gives migrant parents an opportunity to engage and learn parenting strategies and information regarding the upbringing and education of their children. The conference supports the ultimate goal of the Migrant Education Program, which is to ensure that all migrant students experience a high quality education and improved way of life, organizers said.

Participants can choose from a field of 18 workshops in family issues, technology, health, mental health education, and leadership.

The conference is free to migrant parents.Parents wishing to attend must pre-register with their school district migrant education personnel no later than Wednesday, April 22. For more information, contact Annabel Castro at 755.6408 or Lenina Sánchez at 755.6403.

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