Chicago students 'empowered' at seminar

March 19, 2011 3:35:10 PM PDT
Some Chicago high school and college students participated in a day-long academic readiness seminar Saturday.

It's part of the United Negro College Fund's "Empower Me" tour.

Attendees took part in workshops and panel discussions aimed at equipping them with the skills to succeed in school and in their careers after school.

The event, at Malcolm X College also featured entertainment, including an appearance by actress Erica Hubbard.