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In an effort to identify and assist high school and college age Latinas and Latinos to consider and prepare for vocations in ministry the office of Contextual Education at the BU School of Theology manages the national coordination of the Hispanic Youth Leadership Academy.

IMG_0825HYLA is a United Methodist leadership initiative that provides an intensive summer leadership academy and a long-term mentoring experience around the topics of calling, education and Latino@ identity to consider issues such as Christian discipleship, vocational discernment, leadership in the church, theology and polity of The United Methodist Church, processes for admission to college/university or seminary, and Hispanic/Latino history and culture.


Boston University School of Theology 

This year Raices Latinas will be a part of the Encuentro II, for more information about the Encuentro click here


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