“Being in the Latino Student Action Committee has been the best experience of my life and I love being in it.”

The Latino Student Action Committee is a youth leadership development  program for high school students who are passionate about social justice and want to create positive changes in the community. Our mission is to foster Oregon's next generation of leaders by providing opportunities for Latino youth to discover their leadership potential, solve issues in their community, and advocate for change.


Students apply for this program and get the chance to work with Latinx leaders from around the state. They also get to work together on a final project that focuses on applying the skills they learn in the program to impact the community.

LSAC provides students with the opportunity to:

  • Form relationships and work with Latinx leaders

  • Learn and practice important leadership skills

  • Work with other young leaders eager to make a difference in their community

  • Implement their leadership skills in the community by leading a service project

“Overall, this group has made me more woke! It showed me to the importance of leadership and how youth can move mountains.”
“In this program we have the power to use our voice.”

“I joined LSAC to chase meaning and confidence in my voice as a youth. Participating in this group has provided me with more than enough support to achieve that.”

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