22nd Annual Youth Conference Presents ‘Celebrate People’
Join Workshops & Discussions for Generation ‘Z’
SOMERVILLE – Freeholder Deputy Director Brian D. Levine, human services liaison, invites all students from grades seven to 12 to attend the 22nd annual Youth Council Conference. This year’s theme, “Celebrate People,” will honor Generation Z – post-Millennials born from the mid-1990s to early 2000s.
Participants will have the opportunity to discuss current issues affecting today’s youth. The deadline to register is Thursday, Oct. 18. Registration is required. Seating is limited to the first 70 registrants. Walk-ins will not be accepted.
The conference will be held Thursday, Oct. 25 from 6 to 9 p.m., in Conference Room 1 of the Human Services Building, located at 27 Warren St., Somerville. Admission is free for participants who bring one can of food for donation to a local food bank. Refreshments and a free giveaway will be provided.
Participants may choose to attend two of four one-hour workshops titled: “Pride to Be Me: LGBTQ,” “Gender Equality and Generation Z,” “Exploitation: Protecting Youth,” and “Many Faces and Beliefs.” Moderating and presenting at the workshops will be members of the HiTOPS Teen Council, Love True, and Somerset County Youth Council.
Participants will receive a Community Service Learning Certificate for 2 ½ hours, issued by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Human Services Office of Operations & Planning and the Somerset County Youth Council.
For more information, contact Sarah Murchison at firstname.lastname@example.org or download the Youth Conference flyer at http://bit.ly/YouthConferenceFlyer. To register, visit http://bit.ly/YouthConference22.
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