Upcoming conference to discuss Latina issues

CHEYENNE, wyo – An upcoming conference in Cheyenne will discuss the educational and social issues facing Latina girls in Wyoming.

The Wyoming Latina Youth Conference is scheduled for Oct. 15-through-the-17 and is hosted by Laramie County Community College. Girls statewide in grades 5-through-12 are invited to attend.

There will be discussions and workshops on education, teen pregnancy, healthy relationships, substance abuse and even dancing.

Special events will include a Latin jam concert at the Cheyenne Civic Center and a folkloric dance workshop at the YMCA.