The Urban Youth Summit online registration is now open. We’re in need of urban youth to lead, present, and participate in the 12 UYS sessions. If you know of urban youth organizations focusing on the 12 UYS sessions please share (details are below). These organizations and youth can contact me directly for more information on how to lead, present, and participate in the UYS 12 sessions.
The UYS online link for registration http://urbanyouthsummit2016.eventbrite.com/?aff=uys2016
GOALS FOR THE URBAN YOUTH SUMMIT:
-Provide an educational and safe place for urban youth to cross reference and cross pollinate their ideas, thoughts and visions into action plans to promote sustainable cities along the Front Range and Metro Denver.
-To utilize the content areas of social, political, economic, culture, geography, ecology and environment to help shape and frame interest areas for urban youth dialogue, voice and vision.
-Develop urban action teams to implement urban youth action plans throughout the 2016-2017 year.
-Sustain urban youth dialogue to shape and promote the 2nd annual Urban Youth Summit, Spring 2017.
When: Friday, April 29, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (MDT)
Where: Johnson & Wales University – 7150 Montview Blvd. Denver, CO 80220
The twelve session topics in order of priority are listed below. Priority was determined by UYS urban youth survey.
1) Race Issues
2) Higher Education and Career Pathways
3) Youth and Law Enforcement Interaction
5) Access to Quality Education
6) Family Dynamics
7) Social Media
8) Healthy Relationships
9) Homelessness and Affordable Housing
11) Environmental Issues and Transportation
12) Access to Quality Food