SAN PABLO -- Middle, high school and college students, parents and educators are invited to several free college and career workshops at Contra Costa College this Saturday sponsored by the Empower Me tour.
The event is from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the college, 2600 Mission Bell Drive in San Pablo. Grammy-winning Singer Ledisi and musician Fonzworth Bentley will host the event and percussionist Sheila E. will also participate.
The tour will include interactive exhibits, college and career workshops and panel discussions with guests and celebrities, educators and entrepreneurs, including some who will share their personal education stories. Speakers and workshop leaders include music executive Amir Windom, beauty writer and editor Tai Beauchamp and motivational speaker Dr. Alex Ellis. Workshop topics include financial education, professional development/career readiness, health and wellness, entrepreneurship, and service and philanthropy.
The event is sponsored by the United Negro College Fund and presented by Wells Fargo. For more information and to register, visit www.EmpowerMeTour.org.