[free] “Creating A Path to Success” (C.A.P.S.) Program

Attention Parents! If you kid is in College or University, here’s a FREE PROGRAM to help advance their career!

  • It’s provided by CA Hispanic Chamber Commerce and its NEW deadline is January 15th.
  • To empower and train the next generation of successful Hispanic civic and business leaders.


What is the CHCC “Creating A Path to Success” (C.A.P.S.) Program?

In 2004, as part of the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC) 25th Anniversary and the 50th Anniversary of the landmark decision of Brown v. Board of Education, the CHCC launched the first C.A.P.S Program.

This program is an intensive 6 month training that provides real-world skills for young professionals, such as interview skills, etiquette for professional gatherings,networking and learning about optimizing personal strengths.

The C.A.P.S. program celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2014, and from its inception continues to empower Hispanic college students to become the next generation of successful Hispanic civic and business leaders through training, network-building, and ongoing engagement with leaders in business development.


See below to view the 2014 10th Anniversary C.A.P.S. video.


To empower and train the next generation of successful Hispanic civic and business leaders, the 2018 CAPS workshop curriculum includes:

Etiquette for the 21st Century Protocol
Self and Group Awareness
Strengths Finder – Maximize Your Potential
The Art of Networking
Your Elevator Speech
Public Speaking
Negotiations and Conflict Management
Budget and Financial Planning
Leadership Skills
Mock Interview


Applicant basic criteria:

Must have at least a 3.0 GPA.
Junior or senior in college or university preferred; other experience levels are welcomed to apply if focused on preparing for a career
Demonstrate financial need
Must be a California resident; may be attending school elsewhere
Be available without restrictions during the time frame of the CHCC Annual Convention: TBD
Complete and submit the C.A.P.S. application by the deadline

Acceptance to the C.A.P.S. Program includes full scholarship to the 2018 CHCC Annual Convention in Southern California, including:

hotel room
convention registration
enrollment in C.A.P.S. workshops
program supplies
travel to the Convention (if needed)


How to Apply:

C.A.P.S. Student Application is now OPEN – APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MONDAY, JANUARY 715, 2019.

Click here to download the C.A.P.S. APPLICATION