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Conference aims to encourage young Latinas

April 23, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A local organization celebrated another year encouraging young Hispanic women to accomplish their dreams.

The Adelante Mujer Latina Conference kicked off Saturday morning in Pasadena.

Hundreds of high school students attended the 17th annual event. It aims to inspire young Latinas to set goals and break through barriers.

ABC7's Lisa Hernandez emceed the program, which featured guest speakers and workshops.

Pasadena City College hosted the event which wrapped up workshops Saturday afternoon.