Upcoming Youth Summits in Portland Metro Region 2014

8aysflyerfnl2-copyBe on the lookout for several upcoming youth summits:

2014 Youth Organized and United To Help (Y.O.U.Th) Summit

February 7 & 8, 2014
Portland State University
Parkway North 1st Floor Smith Hall

Y.O.U.Th is a non-profit housed at Porltand State University dedicated to “to creating charitable and educational events for our youth providing resources and workshops using the youth culture as a medium through the 5 elements of Hip Hop.”  The youth summit aims to engage youth and parents through dynamic speakers and edutainment.

Youth registration.
Register a parent/adult.
A sample of 2014 workshops: Soulfly Groovment- Joint with Adults and Youth, Made a Mistake?…So What – Joint with Adults and Youth, Holistic Approach to Health-Youth, Human Rights Education Workshop- Youth

24th Annual Cesar E Chavez Leadership Conference

The largest and oldest Latino/a student leadership conference in the Pacific Northwest
March 7, 2014
Western Oregon University
Monmouth, OR

“Students, volunteers, school staff, and community members will have an opportunity to attend educational, cultural and leadership workshops; visit with college and career exhibitors, and celebrate the accomplishments of the Latino community. Additional highlights of the conference include the student Art, Essay, and Poetry contests and our annual scholarship program.”

Registration for the Cesar E Chavez Leadership Conference is through your high school counselor.

2014 Rob Ingram Youth Summit Against Violence

Saturday, April 5, 2014
Ambridge Event Center
1333 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Mark your calendars now for this annual event hosted by the Multnomah Youth Commission. The Youth Against Violence Committee is responsible for  development of the summit based on the Youth Against Violence Action Plan. Named after community activist Rob Ingram, the summit asks youth to talk about and explore 7 forms of violence youth are likely to experience: Anti-Gay and Gender, Cyberbullying, Gang Violence, Police Violence, Home Violence, School and Bullying Violence, and Sexual and Dating Violence. Youth meet in the morning and invite adults to attend and hear the report-out in the afternoon. Registration for youth and adults (limited to afternoon) is required, admission is free.


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