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1. Babies Start With A Kiss. What Are Your Responsibilities?

Teen Pregnancy - is an issue many young people face today. What's life like as a teen parent? This session will explore the questions of teen parenting and provide an understanding of what life might be like as a teen parent. This session requires written approval from your parent to attend.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: Grades 9-12 | Location: Tillie Lewis Theater | Limit: 335 | Registrants: 77 | Remaining: 258

2. Is This The Right Person For You?

Having a boyfriend or girlfriend is the necessary part of personal development and can be fun, but there are also challenges and choices to think about. How do you know if a person is right for you? This session will explore how to plan and prepare for this important part of growing up.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: Grades 7-9 | Location: Shima 402 | Limit: 56 | Registrants: 58 | Remaining: -2

3. Love Should Not Hurt

Are you concerned about your own relationship? Someone else's? Do you just want to be more informed? Whatever your motivation, educating yourself about the issue is the first step to ending domestic violence. Teen dating violence affects teens across the country. Physical violence isn't the only type of abuse. You could be harming someone close to you in verbal or emotional ways, like through name calling, put-down, isolation and other types of control. You may not realize it, but some of your actions may be hurtful or even abusive. Lots of people do not recognize abuse when it happens or don't know how to tell whether or not a relationship is healthy. Educate yourself about domestic violence. You will learn ways to recognize abuse early on in a relationship.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Shima 237 | Limit: 45 | Registrants: 45 | Remaining: 0

4. Do Not Lose A Friend To Drugs

If you or someone you know is smoking, drinking, or doing drugs your future and health could be at risk. If you've thought about it, or have been asked to 'just try it', think again. Come learn about the facts behind substance use and abuse and their effects in our community.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: SCMA 273 | Limit: 87 | Registrants: 83 | Remaining: 4

5. Say No To Drugs - Say No To Meth!

Methamphetamine (Meth) is a powerful and highly addictive stimulant drug that dramatically affects the central nervous system. It is usually illegally produced and distributed. Students will learn about this growing epidemic and the dangerous effects of Meth on their bodies. A documentary DVD on Meth will be presented.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: SCMA 356 | Limit: 90 | Registrants: 56 | Remaining: 34

6. Get Ready for the Workforce!

San Joaquin Delta College offers 36 Career and Technical Education programs. Students completing a Career and Technical Education pathway at Delta College will have job ready skills leading to the opportunity for rewarding industry positions. Students can merge their education with great careers! Some of Career Technical Education programs include: Automotive; Caterpillar ThinkBIG; Diesel Tech: Electrical Tech; Electronics; Engineering; Fluid Power Tech; Heating and Air Conditioning; Industrial Tech; Mechanical Tech; Welding Tech.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: Grades 9-12 | Location: Shima 205 | Limit: 46 | Registrants: 25 | Remaining: 21

7. Want A Job?

Getting the job of your dreams can be contingent on two things; having the right resume and giving a good interview. In this session you will learn how to write a winning resume and learn what are the top ten most commonly asked questions in an interview. After this workshop, you?ll be able to get the job you want!

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: Grades 9-12 | Location: Holt 305 | Limit: 49 | Registrants: 50 | Remaining: -1

8. Crime Can Pay!

What side of the law do you want to live your life? One ends in an early death or incarceration, and the other one pays well and helps others?you be the JUDGE! Learn what it takes to be a Police Officer, a Lawyer or a Judge. This session will answer questions about what kind of education you need, how to apply for these jobs, and what the job is really like. There will also be a question and answer period, as well as solutions for staying out of trouble, or what to do if you should ever get in trouble.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Mustang Room | Limit: 50 | Registrants: 52 | Remaining: -2

9. Be Your Own Boss!

Interested in starting a business? This session will explain the basics of getting the business started and give ideas on operating a successful business. The importance of a business plan, researching potential customers and building strong networks will also be explained.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Shima 207 | Limit: 47 | Registrants: 48 | Remaining: -1

10. Meeting Deadlines

At its best, journalism empowers communities by informing them about their neighborhoods, their neighbors and the wider world, and by holding public agencies and officials accountable for the people they have a responsibility to serve. This workshop will guide students through the process local reporters use when deciding what stories to cover and when - as well as help them begin to develop their own stories about events and issues they believe are relevant to their lives and those of their peers. Opportunities in the field of journalism will be presented.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Holt 401 | Limit: 49 | Registrants: 50 | Remaining: -1

11. Beat The Heat .. Become A Firefighter!!

Firefighters have a tough, honorable, and rewarding job. Their main concern is putting out fires, but they also work in preventing and educating people about fire safety. If you are interested in this line of work, attend this workshop. The speaker will share information on how to become a firefighter. Education, physical fitness and training for this career will be presented. The benefits you receive as a firefighter: Respect, Pay and Benefits.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Shima 417 | Limit: 34 | Registrants: 25 | Remaining: 9

12. Are The Armed Services A Career Option?

Meet, listen and ask questions from a Veteran of the Air Force. Get the right answers to your questions about military life. The presenter is not a military recruiter and he will share why he chose the military, his experience and opportunities after military service.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Locke 311 | Limit: 34 | Registrants: 32 | Remaining: 2

13. Youth Eagles Aviation and Space Academy

Students will learn about engineering principles of loads, stability, forces, acceleration, momentum and energy. Students will participate hands-on working on an aircraft wing. Career opportunities in the aerospace industry will be presented.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Green Area Presidents Patio | Limit: 1000 | Registrants: 47 | Remaining: 953

14. Career Pathways and Road Maps for an Attorney

How do you become a lawyer? What does a lawyer really do? Is all the work really worth it? Lisa Blanco Jimenez will answer these questions by sharing her story of how she got into law school, how she got through law school, how she passed the California bar exam, and how she became the first Latino/a partner in the largest and oldest law firm in San Joaquin County. Lisa will also speak on the unlimited career paths and job opportunities available to attorneys.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Holt 301 | Limit: 30 | Registrants: 29 | Remaining: 1

15. Nakia Burrise - My Journey

Have you ever wanted to know some of the techniques professional actors use to loosen their acting instruments before auditions or filming? Well, join Nakia Burrise as you engage in group improvisation, vocal tongue twisters, and fun, fun, fun. These activities will stir up your inner creativity leading you think about your life goals as you create a physical dream board with the steps needed to reach your ultimate goals in life.....provision for your vision!

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Holt 317 | Limit: 46 | Registrants: 45 | Remaining: 1

16. Money Management - Start Now!

Want to learn the truth about money? This session is designed to help you understand and explore ways to take advantage of opportunities available to you in today?s economic environment. Learn how to set up a savings and checking account and make your money work for you. You will learn the value of compounding interest and setting up educational and retirement accounts.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Budd 310 | Limit: 30 | Registrants: 30 | Remaining: 0

18. Turning 18? The Truth And Magic Of Turning 18

Turning the magical age of 18 has a major effect on the lives of young people. But, there are some things every 18 year old needs to know. This session will address important challenges you need to understand regarding legal consequences of your actions and responsibilities of being an adult. Information on a career in law enforcement will also be presented.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: Grades 9-12 | Location: Locke 302 | Limit: 45 | Registrants: 24 | Remaining: 21

19. San Joaquin County Hot Spots

You may not know it, but lots of people visit San Joaquin County! This session will look at why our area is a fun place to visit, the role of the tourism industry, jobs in tourism, and how tourism can help impact our community's quality of life. Get ready to learn about local hot spots events and attractions that you and your family and friends can enjoy right in your own hometown!

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Shima 132 | Limit: 32 | Registrants: 7 | Remaining: 25

20. The Perfect Picture

Interested in photography? Learn how local photographers have followed their passion of photography, not only by making a living at photography, but also adding their artistic talents to create art with photography.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Shima 236 | Limit: 46 | Registrants: 46 | Remaining: 0

21. San Joaquin Delta College Tours

Take a tour of Delta College. This is a great way to experience the beauty of our campus and learn about student support programs and services. Whether you are exploring your options, or ready to pursue a Certificate, Associate Degree or Transfer Degree, Delta College is an excellent choice.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Presidents Patio | Limit: 1000 | Registrants: 136 | Remaining: 864

22. Undocumented and Unafraid

Learn about helpful student resources, coping strategies to manage stress and avenues for civic engagement.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Holt 125 | Limit: 30 | Registrants: 8 | Remaining: 22

23. Let Us Go To College!

Going to college is one of the best choices you will ever make for yourself. It can make a difference in the type of life you will have. Earning a college degree offers many rewards to those students who have the drive, determination, and think about their future. Find out how you can prepare today for a rewarding and fun life ahead that includes going to college.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: SCMA 216 | Limit: 90 | Registrants: 89 | Remaining: 1

24. Theater Arts, Stage and Sound

If you are interested in the world of Theater Arts this workshop was meant for you. Get an overview of the backstage scene shop where stages are designed and built, the many facets of stage lighting and sound.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Locke 149 | Limit: 34 | Registrants: 35 | Remaining: -1

25. Careers in Music

Are you interested in pursuing a career in music? Attend this workshop with accomplished musician and Delta College Instructor Brian Kendrick. Meet former students who now have successful careers in music.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Holt 113 | Limit: 34 | Registrants: 34 | Remaining: 0

26. Raza Literature as a Source of Raza History

Raza literature as a rich source of significant, but, little known Mexican-Chicano Historical events. In this workshop Mr. Soto will share little known but important pieces of nuestra historia through Mexican/Chicano literature. Archived at the Chicano Research Center. Mr. Soto will support his points of history con Libros, Corridos, DVD's and timbres/stamps.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: South Forum | Limit: 172 | Registrants: 18 | Remaining: 154

27. On the Air with RTV

Ever wanted to be on the radio or T.V.? Come and explore what it's like to be behind the mic, and be on live radio at Delta College's KWDC 93.5 LP FM. The workshop with Professor Adriana Brogger will highlight careers as a sports announcer, radio disc jockey and radio station engineer.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Shima 146 | Limit: 40 | Registrants: 16 | Remaining: 24

28. Fast Track Your College Education!

Humphreys University, is a private non-profit, regionally accredited, degree granting educational institution offering a wide variety of educational experiences. If you are an ambitious student pursuing a fast track from high school through college, Humphreys is the place for you. Start with ABLE Charter High School, which provides an opportunity for students to take college courses toward their high school diploma and a college degree at the same time and at no charge! At Humphreys, you can complete an Associate, Bachelors, Masters or Juris Doctorate Degree. If you are interested in business, criminal justice or legal careers, teaching, community work, or becoming an attorney it would be worth stopping by and meeting professionals who are excited about sharing their life and career experiences with you.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Shima 326 | Limit: 42 | Registrants: 40 | Remaining: 2

29. Discover Your Key to Success

Who are you? Who do you want to be? It's said that in order to really know yourself, you gotta know where you've been, and that includes discovering Latinx experiences in education. Come join us in this workshop where we'll talk about how you can use who you are to achieve what you want in life. We will have a raffle for those who attend our workshop! Art by Lalo Alcaraz and cool Jansport backpacks!

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Holt 311 | Limit: 31 | Registrants: 32 | Remaining: -1

30. Stress Management

Anxiety can negatively affect a teenager's day-to-day living. For some, the situation may be made worse by past or ongoing experiences with violence, neglect, substance use, or homelessness. The Resilience Squad series will present a workshop on Stress Management to help high school students better cope with stress and adversity. - Identifies stressors through a visual art activity and science-based exploration. - Provides tools so participants can discover and share coping methods. - Introduces a physical theatre activity to help build community support for reducing stress.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Locke 417 | Limit: 56 | Registrants: 34 | Remaining: 22

31. Healthy Communication

Anxiety can negatively affect a teenager's day-to-day living. For some, the situation may be made worse by past or ongoing experiences with violence, neglect, substance use, or homelessness. The Resilience Squad series will present a workshop on Healthy Communication to help high school students better cope with stress and adversity. - Models healthy communication and expressing needs through role plays. - Facilitates the creation of personal illustrations to understand both current and aspirational boundaries. - Engages in stimulating group discussion to solidify best communication practices.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Holt 321 | Limit: 30 | Registrants: 30 | Remaining: 0

101. Health Care Career and Services

Explore a career in Health Care Services and consider the numerous employment opportunities in the Health Care Industry. In this session, you'll also learn about Community Health and its importance in ensuring the health of Latino under represented families in San Joaquin County. You will have an excellent opportunity to hear from professionals in the field of Health Care service delivery.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Tillie Lewis Theater | Limit: 335 | Registrants: 342 | Remaining: -7

102. College Admissions, Financial Aid, and Opportunities

You want to go to college, but you're strapped for cash, or can't decide where to go or how to apply? This session will provide information about the various financial aid programs, grants and scholarship opportunities available for students. It will walk you through the college admissions process and what you need to do to successfully secure admission. You will also leave with an awareness of the differences and advantages of starting your college career at a community college or a four-year university.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: SCMA 161 | Limit: 120 | Registrants: 120 | Remaining: 0

103. Law Enforcement and Careers

What side of the law do you want to live your life?One ends in an early death or incarceration, and one pays well and helps others.Learn what it takes to be a Police Officer or a Lawyer.This session will answer questions about what kind of education you need, how to apply for these jobs, and what the job is really like.There will also be a question and answer period, as well as solutions for staying out of trouble, or what to do if you should ever get in trouble.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: West Forum | Limit: 272 | Registrants: 277 | Remaining: -5

104. Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Careers

Be the movers and the shakers of your generation.Consider careers in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).STEM careers are evolving into the most exciting, high demand and high paying jobs of the future. There are, on an average, two (2) jobs for every STEM graduate.Your career opportunities will be endless and worldwide.These are the careers that make the world go round and take it to new heights.This forum will provide you with an opportunity to hear from STEM professionals that will expose you the many career opportunities for you to consider.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Upper Danner | Limit: 380 | Registrants: 385 | Remaining: -5

105. San Joaquin Delta College Tours

Take a tour of Delta College. This is a great way to experience the beauty of our campus and learn about student support programs and services. Whether you are exploring your options, or ready to pursue a Certificate, Associate Degree or Transfer Degree, Delta College is an excellent choice.

Presenter(s): TBD | Audience: All Grades | Location: Presidents Patio | Limit: 1000 | Registrants: 181 | Remaining: 819