Mission Statement

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

Latino Achievers Slide Show!

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Monday, April 21, 2014

Technical Programs & Certificates: TCAT & NSCC @ Harding Place YMCA - This Saturday, 4/26

If you don’t have a plan for after high school, come see
us this Saturday!

We will have information about technical degrees and
certifications that can prepare you for your future. 
Tennessee College of Applied Technology & Nashville 
State Community College will be here at the YMCA to 
share information with you!      

When: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 1:00pm – 4:00 pm

Where:  Harding Place Family YMCA- Gym

              411 Metroplex Drive Nashville, TN 37211

Please bring your families and friends!
RSVP:    Please let us know if you are coming,
Detalles: Si no tienes un plan para después de que te gradúes de la preparatoria, ven a vernos! Tendremos una exhibición de programa técnicos y certificaciones que te podrán ayudar a prepárate para tu futuro inmediato! 
Trae a tus amigos y familia!          

Monday, April 14, 2014

How do YOU use Technology?

Hi Achievers -

We would LOVE your help on this - We want to know how YOU use technology and how you receive information best. Please give us your advice and feeback by filling out this quick survey.


Mil gracias, Triunfadores!

Music & Architecture World of Work Tours - This Friday 4/18

Take advantage of your long weekend!

Sign up for these exciting "on-site" visits to explore careers in architecture and engineering in the morning, and music and arts in the afternoon THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014.

Architecture & Engineering World of Work Tour
R.C. Mathews Contractor Visit - Construction Site at Belmont University

Arrive at the Harding Place YMCA @ 9am
Return @ 12:30pm

Check out some of R.C. Mathews Contractor's Project here: http://rcmathews.com/index.php?page=projects

Music World of Work Tour
Camp Wooten Woods - Musician & Songwriters Camp

Arrive at Harding Place YMCA @ 12pm
Return @ 5:00pm

Check out the Wooten Woods Camp's website here: http://www.wootenwoods.com/

You can attend both events! We will be back at the YMCA in time for the bus to leave for the Music Trip.

Space is limited for these events, so please Sign up for both events HERE!

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

ACT Prep Bootcamp - This Saturday, April 5 @ Cane Ridge HS

Prepare for the ACT with Latino Achievers! We know many of you are registered for the April 12 ACT. BE READY. Our YLA ACT Bootcamp is designed to get you in the zone to confidently conquer the English, Reading, Math, and Science sections of the exam.

 *IMPORTANT: ACT Prep is NOT just for seniors!* It is NEVER too early to get ready for the ACT!
Our college student tutors are eager to help you prepare for the ACT!
When:   Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:30pm
Where:  Cane Ridge High School - Library (2nd Floor)
             12848 Old Hickory Boulevard, Antioch, TN 37013
Please bring a notebook and calculator if you have one!   


Monday, March 31, 2014

State Farm - Thank you!

Thank you for supporting the 

YMCA Latino Achievers!

Como un Buen Vecino State Farm esta a tu lado!  

Muchas Gracias

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

YLA Spring Break Extravaganza - A Week of College, Career, Service, and Adventure!

Spring Break is about reaching new heights! We hope you will join YMCA Latino Achievers for these days - guaranteed to be full of personal growth and big adventures. Here's the plan:

Tuesday, March 18
Career Readiness Day & Goodwill Industries World of Work Tour
We will learn about the amazing work of Goodwill Industries, followed by workshops to gain valuable tools to put your best foot forward for your future career! Workshops will be focused on professional presentation skills and resume writing.

Wednesday, March 19
College Tour: Vanderbilt, Hosted by Center for Latin American Studies

Go Dores! Come tour Vanderbilt’s campus, meet the students and faculty, and sit in on a class by a professor from the Center for Latin America Studies! We are privileged to be hosted by this great department!

Thursday, March 20
College Tours: Nashville State Community College & TN College of Applied Technology
Come and learn about Nashville State Community College & the Tennessee College of Applied Technology – we’ll get insight into Associate’s Degrees, Technical Certificates, and transfer options.

Friday, March 21
World of Work Tour: Centerstone
Do you love helping others? Centerstone is Tennessee’s largest mental health organization – providing counseling services, but also careers in marketing, accounting, and non-profit management. Come learn about Centerstone!

Resume Writing & Interview Skills Workshop
Back at the YLA Office, work on your resume with Vanderbilt Business students from the Owen School of Management – put your professional skills to work and showcase your accomplishments for job and college applications!
Saturday, March 22
YLA Scholarship Boot Camp (Seniors only)
& Café con Leche Dance Performance
Seniors - Ya es el momento! Let’s complete the college application process together! Bring all your essay drafts and questions. Be ready to look for scholarships, work with college students to search for and apply to scholarships! 
CAFÉ CON LECHE – Bring your best dance appreciation!

(Unfortunately, we have had to cancel trip to Camp Widjiwagan due to MNPS' snow make up day, but hope to return to camp soon!)