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Tony Melendez


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YIC (Youth in College)

SUPERATE Musical Concerts and Conferences to prevent Drugs and Alcohol Addiction, Family Violence and Racism

Main purpose of these conferences is to exhort youth to stay in school and go to college. Proceeds from these conferences about virtues and family values  support DCET literacy programs and the PLATON LERMA and Dirk Stricklin Scholarship fund to help High school Seniors students reach college. 

The YIC conferences bring Famous personalities like singer Tony Melendez and Best-seller writer Cuauhtémoc Sanchez to exhort youth to be a better person and motivate them to not drop out of school. They cover how important is to grow practicing virtues and family values. Tony Melendez Internationally famous artist and a Nicaraguan American Singer, Composer, Guitarist and Writer inspires youth with his songs and messages. He was borne without arms.  His mother took Thalidomide while pregnant which caused his disability.  Melendez has learned to play the guitar with his feet. His special common sense approach is based on human quality.  He exhorts his audience to live their lives respecting moral and family values. He is capable to inspire others to change their lives for the best potential outcome.   

Carlos Cuauhtémoc Sanchez


Is a Mexican bestseller writer that with his books on family, forgiveness, faith and character formation has been one of the most fashionable cultural guides in all over Latin America. Recognized as one of the most authoritative philosophers of self-improvement and leadership writers, he offers his lectures delivering educational shortcomings of modern society. He has been a collaborator in various radio and television forums as a popular specialist in the area of human formation. He won the National Prize for Creative Minds awarded by the General Directorate of Copyright and the National Youth Prize in literature awarded by the President of Mexico. 

Carlos Cuauhtemoc with DCET Volunteers 

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