Parent Empowerment Council

Parent Empowerment Council logo

Council parents take an active role in their children's education by increasing their involvement, their advocacy skills, and their knowledge of the college-going process.


The Parent Empowerment Council plans and sponsors family and community activities to raise funds for SJSU "UP" scholarships, serves as a parent advisory body to the program, and assists with communications to the program parents.


  • February dinner dance for parents and community
  • Fundraising activities for "UP" scholarships
  • Family and cultural events (including Family Halloween Party, holiday celebrations, etc.)