A Candid Conversation on Education and Youth Violence in South Florida With Award Winning Journalist Soledad O’Brien
Sunday, 05/17/2013, 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Judson A. Samuels Campus at 7200 Pines Blvd,
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33024
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(Miami,Fl)- L.E.A.D Nation (Leaders By Empowerment, Activists By Development) in partnership with Broward College and WEDR 99 Jamz will co-host the #IamCHANGE Youth TownHall on Friday, May 17th, 2013 from 7pm-9pm at Broward College â€“ Judson A. Samuels Campus at 7200 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines, FL. A precursor to the annual South Florida Youth Summit this fall, the purpose of this town hall style meeting is to provide a platform for youth to organize and discuss issues that plague their communities. The Think Tank- like environment will help set the stage for this yearâ€™s progressive agenda, inspiring students to create real solutions to real issues. Miss Kimmy and Shelby Rushin, popular radio personalities from 99 Jamz will MC the evening and Soledad Oâ€™Brien will deliver the keynote address. This event is free and open to the public.
The primary objective of this series is to empower Generation Y to create solutions that directly address South Florida’s epidemic of youth violence, education challenges, and increased childhood obesity. L.E.A.D Nation events are held in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties for students in grades 6-12. The 2nd annual South Florida Youth Summit will take place this year on October 16-19th.
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