South Florida Youth Inaugural Summit
March 22-24, 2012
in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties
Thursday, March 22
Dr. Cornel West featured at the “Distinguished Lecture Series”
Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Boca Raton Campus
Friday, March 23
Political Activist Jeff Johnson will lead the Youth Symposium
Miami Carol City High School
Saturday, March 24, The Youth Summit
Florida Atlantic University
Students can register to attend the summit for free. Visit www.SFyouthsummit.com and follow on Twitter @SFYouthSummit.
South Florida Youth Summit Creates a Space for Today’s Youth To Become Community Builders and Leaders
A collective group of South Florida organizations have come together to host the 2012 South Florida Youth Summit on March 22-24 for students in grades 6-12. This high impact and free motivational youth conference will provide a platform to help foster youth empowerment in the South Florida community. Keynote speakers include; renowned Dr. Cornel West, philosopher and Professor at Princeton University and Jeff Johnson, award winning journalist, social activist and political commentator on the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show. The South Florida Youth Summit provides the young people of South Florida inspiration and tools to set their path on becoming bright academic and community stars.
“Our inaugural summit creates a platform for our young people to foster personal and professional development, develop social consciousness and create goals and critical leadership skills to become ambassadors of our future,” states the South Florida Youth Summit co-chairperson, Adrian Freeman.
The summit will take place over three days with events spanning the tri-county area.
Sponsors and Strategic partners include: Florida Atlantic University, Miami Carol City High School, Shutts & Bowen LLP, L.E.A.D, Adrian Speaks International, JNICK Management Group, LLC, Urban League of Broward County(YPN), Florida Virtual School, Reaching U Network, Inc., Pompano Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., and Academic Concepts Tutoring.Click here to sign up for the Soul Of Miami email list.