Neighborhood Matching Fund supported project hosts Youth Summit

SUMMIT UP is an annual conference planned and produced by youth organizers with the purpose of helping young people realize their own power and use it to better their communities.

Participation in SUMMIT UP is FREE!  The event will take place at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center & Delridge Community Center on May 29th from 10:30am- 4:30pm followed by a  show & dance party from  7-11pm.

Marcellus Owens, local youth-champion for healthcare access, will be speaking at the conference.

SUMMIT UP will:

* Bring together Southwest and South Seattle youth in powerful workshops and trainings
* Unite youth voices to identify issues that influence their physical and personal communities
* Create youth solutions to community and neighborhood challenges
* Connect existing youth leaders
* Motivate the leader within every youth.
* Share youth job opportunities, paid internships, and educational resources.
* Be Hella Fun!

Pre-registration is not required, but help us out and let us know you’re coming by visiting our facebook page (search “Summit Up”). For specific questions or if you have connections to resources (for example: food and drink sponsorships) email us at summitup2010@gmail.com

*Youth from other Seattle communities are welcome to attend. Adult allies are welcome to attend by bringing at least one youth participant and agreeing to respect youth voices at the conference.