Encuentros Leadership

Encuentros Leadership is a nationally recognized, award winning response to reversing the underachievement of Latino males.

Our Mission:

To empower Latino leaders through education.

What we do

Encuentros Leadership has developed several programs aimed at developing a culturally affirming environment for students and their families. Using culturally responsive pedagogy, we cultivate in our students a college completing mentality and emphasize the importance of advocating for social justice and equity in education and society.

Summer Academies

Our Academy model is a week-long residential program for high school Latino men on a college campus.

Career Expo Conferences

Our Conferences offer middle school Latino boys an opportunity to explore various careers.

Encuentros Leadership Class

Our middle school class offers a culturally responsive course and curriculum that is also A-G compliant.

Platicas: Hombre a hombre

Our 6-week father-son workshop series helps families explore their family histories and build bonds.