Wyoming Latina Youth Conference

Wyoming Latina Youth Conference 2023


“Inspiring young women to embrace the art of valuing your best self through excellence, progress, transformation and empowerment.”


Wyoming Latina Youth Conference Mission Statement:‘To enrich and empower young Latinas through mentors, education and awareness’


The Wyoming Latina Youth Center is a non-profit organization focused on empowering young Latinas through mentorship and awareness. Our annual conference is held every October and features a welcome dinner banquet, cultural performances, educational workshops, and informational presentations. The Wyoming Latina Youth Conference is open to all 5th-12th grade students of Latinx, Hispanic, Indigenous, Afro-Latinx, and mixed-blooded female identifying youth throughout the state of Wyoming.

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Read a letter from Dr. Cecilia (CC) Josephine Aragón, Chair/Executive Director

The Wyoming Latina Youth Conference is held at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming. The conference is hosted by the Wyoming Latina Youth Center under the umbrella of the University of Wyoming and headed by Dr. Cecilia Aragón, Professor of Latino/Latina Studies.

Ann Redman, founder and chair for the last 22 years: "It has been an honor to work with so many amazing committee members, teen advisors and attendees. We have had outstanding keynote speakers and I have learned so much from everyone who has played a part in the success of the conference. I am grateful to the faculty at the University of Wyoming for understanding the importance of the conference and taking it under its wing. I'm grateful that the conference continue[s] its good work and continue[s] to change the lives of our young Latinas. A HUGE thank you to our sponsors and supporters. You ALL ROCK!!! God Bless you."

Continue to follow us on facebook and Instagram @wyoming_latina_youth_center as we post more information about the October 20-21, 2023 WLYC Conference and check information on our website.

Contact Us

Cecilia J. Aragón, Ph.D.,

Associate Professor

Theatre and Dance, and

Latina/o Studies Director,

Latina/o Studies Program,

Coordinator, Theatre Education

and Theatre for Young

Audiences, Faculty Affiliate,

Gender and Women's Studies


University of Wyoming

Ross Hall 105, Dept. 4297

1000 East University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-4124

Fax: (307) 766-2555

Email: ccaragon@uwyo.edu


Ann Esquibel Redman,


Phone: (307) 632-4667

Email: aredman@bresnan.net


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