Mission Statement

Illuminating the pathway to success, where students dream, discover their strengths, and plan for their future.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017



Have you ever considered a career in the areas of STEM? If so, join us for career exploration camp!
When?   Tuesday, June 6th - Friday, June 9th
Nashville Public Radio & Fox 17 - Tue. 6/6: 9AM-4PM
Vanderbilt Medical School - Wed. 6/7: 9AM - 3PM
Nissan Plant Tour - Thur. 6/8: 9AM - 5:30PM
Nashville Soccer Club - Fri. 6/9: 9AM - 2PM

Where?   YMCA Latino Achievers Office @ Christ Church YMCA, 15354 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville, TN 37211

Details? Come and learn about the many career paths that exist and attain the knowledge needed to excel in the work field. You will get to hear from real professional volunteers about their day-to-day jobs as they lead interactive workshops focused on the skill set needed to be career ready.

Some of the places we’ll visit: Nissan Plant in Smyrna, Vanderbilt Medical School & More!
*Prizes & giveaways will be provided to lucky consistent participants*
  Let us know which days you're coming by signing up:

Summer Camp: Be Entrepreneurial. 2017

Ever thought of starting your own business?

Come & learn the how-to’s of entrepreneurship!
When?  Tuesday, June 13th   – Friday, June 16th   

Sherwin Williams Tour - Tue. 6/13: 9AM- 3PM
Plaza Mariachi & Hispanic Family Foundation - Wed. 6/14: 9AM - 3PM
Casa Azafran & Casa Comal - Thur. 6/15: 9AM - 3PM
Entrepreneur Center - Fri. 6/16: 9AM - 3PM

Where?  YMCA Latino Achievers Office @ Christ Church YMCA, 15354 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville, TN 37211

   Details:   You will be exposed to the characteristics & practices of entrepreneurship in workshops led by  local business owners. You’ll be able to understand the business-planning skills for starting up your own business, marketing, financing, management & ethical decision making. Then, work in teams to come up with your own business plan and compete in front of real judges to win first place!

*Lunch will be provided*
  Let us know which days you're coming by signing up: SIGN UP HERE

Monday, May 1, 2017

YLA Senior Grad Party 5.19.2017

Senior Graduation Party

When:   Friday, May 19th  
             4:00 PM-7:00 PM

Where:  YMCA Latino Achievers Office
              Christ Church YMCA
             15354 Old Hickory Blvd Nashville, TN 37211

Details:  SENIORS! This will be a time for you and other senior Achievers to celebrate one another before beginning the next chapter of your lives! Join us for a potlock get together. Please bring a dish and fun memories to share.

Please let us know that you are coming
 by signing up HERE 


Monday, February 20, 2017

TSU Tour- 2/25/17

Join us for a Tennessee State  University campus tour!
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 Saturday, February 25, 8:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.
YMCA Latino Achievers Office
15354 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville TN 37211
1.  YLA Permission Slip - Available on the Blog! (Only if this  is your 1st YLA Saturday event)
2. All of your questions about TSU!
3. Comfortable shoes and dress for the weather -- Lunch will be provided
Come tour TSU’s campus and meet current students! Learn about the admissions process and TSU’s academic programs and scholarships!!
Encourage your friends to sign up as soon as possible.