You are cordially invited to the second annual Sprouting Leaders Year End Celebration; a night of networking and commemoration of our student leaders. The Sprouting Leaders’ Year-End Celebration will serve as recognition of the student mentors whom have dedicated their time to mentor and tutor Chicago’s youth, as well as a celebration of our accomplishments as an organization for the entire year.

Your attendance at our event would serve as a vote of confidence in our mission and would be absolutely appreciated! Did we mention…It’s FREE!

No ticket prices exist but we ask that you register to reserve your spot. We welcome all donations for this fundraiser. Please use the buttons above.

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Featured Speaker – Robert Renteria

Mr. Robert Renteria is an international award winning Latino author and disabled veteran whose books “From the Barrio to the Board Room”, “Mi Barrio” and “Little Barrio” are taught around the world. Robert Renteria is the first Latino in the world to receive two National Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. awards for his work as a civil rights leader and a Latino voice in educational reform.

“From the Barrio to the Board Room,” tells his story about growing up in the barrio of East L.A. It’s a story of motivation, relentless drive, success, and solid proof that where you come from doesn’t dictate who you are.

Learn more about Robert and his book “From the Barrio to the Board Room” at

A Glimpse of Last Year’s Event:

Juan Camacho introducing our organization.

Networking with professionals.

Enjoying time with friends and sharing your stories.

Raffle player choosing an “Arm’s Length” amount of tickets.

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Note: If you donate $20 or more you will receive a special Sprouting Leaders pin!