What is Café Con Leche
Café Con Leche allows Latino parents to learn more about the education and career opportunities for their children in a non-threatening setting. Facilitated by Gonzalo Robles, Educational Consultant, these forums take place in familiar places, such as: schools, universities, community centers and churches around the state. Robles encourages parents to discuss the fears and obstacles they face when making decisions about sending their students to a post-secondary educational institution, and creating a “Culture of High Expectations” at home. Robles’ vision is to have families start thinking and planning for college from the time students enter elementary school. Café Con Leche was first developed by the Institute for Public School Initiatives (IPSI) at The University of Texas at Austin.