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MY Project USA and Columbus State Community College Present:

2nd Annual Youth Leadership Conference – #MYProjectisUSA 2017

UPLIFTING OUR NEIGHBORHOODS :
ORGANIZING OUR COMMUNITIES
Saturday |April 1st, 2017 | 9am

Youth 14-35 | Activists | Community Leaders

TOPICS:
Refugees, Social Justice, Racism, Drugs, Human Trafficking, Gangs, Violence & More

This conference is designed to bring our young people from various ethnic and justice innitiatives in Columbus.

There will also be a Music workshop offered by the world renown Muslim Hip-Hop artist, Naeem Muhammad of Native Deen band. Please see the program details below.

SEATS ARE LIMITED; PLEASE BOOK YOUR SEAT NOW
https://tinyurl.com/MYP-CSCC-events

MORE INFO:
614-905-0977 |info@MYProjectUSA.org
@MyProjectUSA |Facebook.com/MYProjectUSA

PROGRAM:

Session I: 9:30 – 10:20 am
Welcome Remarks, Kimberly Hall, CSCC; Zerqa Abid, MY Project USA
The State of Columbus Youth in 2017, Tammy Fournier Alsaada, People’s Justice Project
The Future Is In Your Hands, Columbus City Councilwoman Elizabeth Brown

Session II: 10:30 – 11:20 am
In The Pursuit Of A Sanctuary For All, Ruben Castilla Herrera, Central Ohio Worker Center; Kimberly Brazwell, CSCC; Amber Evans, Zerqa Abid.

Session III: 11:30 – 12:20 pm
Grassroots Organizing Step By Step, Dominic Mendiols, For Our Future Funds

Session IV: 1:00 – 1:50 pm
Activism: It’s A Marathon Not Sprint, Young Activists & Leaders

Session V: 2:15 – 3:05 pm
Drugs & Gangs: Not On My Block, Adrian Jones, Columbus Urban League

Session VI: 3:15 – 4:05 pm
End Slavery Now: My Sisters’ Keeper Way, Anna Borsick, MY Project USA; John Pace, MY Sisters’ Keeper

Session VII: 4:15 – 5:05 pm
Refugee Empowerment: Pave The Way, Amanda Pritt, US Together;

Session VIII: 5:15 pm
MY Project USA Model – Why it Works, Zerqa Abid, MY Project USA

Breakout Session A: 6:00 – 7:00 pm
The Beat of the Movement Workshop, Naeem Muhammad, Native Deen

Breakout Session B: 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Social & Racial Justice Initiatives, Hana Abdur-Rahim, People Justice Project; Ruben Castilla Herrera , COWC; Amber Evans

Breakout Session C: 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Safe Neighborhood Initiatives, John Pace, Zerqa Abid, Adrian Jones, Tammy Fournier Alsaada

NARRATIVES OF RESILIENCE
Concert & Spoken Word with
NAEEM MUHAMMAD of Native Deen
and Other Local Artists

There will be an Entertainment Session after the Conference. Please check this event for more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1863410890606094

Details

Date:
April 1, 2017
Time:
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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