Encuentros in the News


Encuentros Leadership is a finalist for Examples of Excelencia! for the 2nd consecutive year.  Learn more about Examples, a nation-wide initiative that celebrates programs like ours that work to accelerate #LatinoStudentSuccess: http://bit.ly/ExamplesofExcelencia #Examples2016


San Diego Union Tribune
Encuentros Leadership, a San Marcos-based educational foundation that helps expose Latino boys to science and technology curriculum and encourages fathers to support sons going to college, was selected by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics as a “bright spot” in Hispanic education.

“It says that we are doing something that is working, and we are making a difference and shedding light on important issues in the community and country,” said Encuentros founder Roberto Rivas said. “I’m really proud that we were able to demonstrate that key stakeholders are paying attention. It’s a very big deal.”

Pauma School Bobcat Bulletin October 7-11, 2013

On Saturday, October 5th ten of our male students in grades 6/7/8 participated in the Encuentros Leadership Conference at MiraCosta College with Ms. Camacho and Ms. Salvino.  What a powerful experience for our 6/7/8 boys who participated in this event.  Encuentros is a college event geared toward young men of Hispanic decent regarding opportunities related to higher education.

The Encuentros Leadership Conference primary focus is on guiding and motivating young men to finish high school and to attend college to open their opportunities for their future.  On this day, students met many prominent professionals and gathered information by attending workshops on possible careers they would like to pursue in the future.

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