Upward Bound Students
Chosen for Community Internship
year the Fair Oaks Community Center conducts a county wide call for two paid internship
opportunities with the OYE (Orgullo y Educacion) Latinx Youth Conference
committee. The OYE Conference creates a platform for students to express their
views and concerns about their community, propose suggestions for solutions and
provides leadership opportunities for youth (ages 14-22).
the past two years, Cañada College has hosted the OYE Conference and this year,
two Cañada TRIO Upward Bound students were selected to intern with the OYE
Latinx Youth Conference committee. Sophomore, Mary Cheevakasemkoon was
selected to be the Administrative Intern who will assist with the finance
administration tasks, organize and coordinate OYE conference registration for
350+ participants, and help prepare the logistics for the conference.
Sophomore, Maria Casique will be the Community Outreach/ Fundraising Intern who
will assist in the recruitment for attendees, organize and coordinate social
media accounts and postings, and assist with the fundraising efforts for the
students are excited for the opportunity to work closely with community leaders
and represent their peers. Please be on the lookout for more information to
come and the opportunity to present at the OYE conference.