National Summit on Authentic Youth Engagement

Chicago, Illinois
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
National Summit on Authentic Youth Engagement
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 8:00 AM -
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 5:00 PM (Central Time)

The Palmer House
17 East Monroe Street
Chicago, Illinois 60603
United States

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Held at the historic Palmer House Hotel on August 5 & 6, 2014, the National Summit on Authentic Youth Engagement will convene approximately 350 leaders to share best practices and emerging approaches for authentically engaging young people as they begin to direct their own lives and shape their communities. 

Participants will include a diverse mix of policy makers, youth advocates, researchers, grant makers, and practitioners across domains and disciplines–all with a deep commitment to youth engagement that empowers young people in their transition to adulthood.

Featured speakers include: Mark Courtney, Affiliated Scholar, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago; Kirk Crow Shoe, Program Director, First Nations Repatriation Institute; John Gomperts, President & CEO, America’s Promise Alliance; Tracy Hoover, President, Points of Light; Patrick McCarthy, President & CEO, Annie E. Casey Foundation; Dr. Steve Perry, Founder & Principal, Capital Preparatory Magnet School; Bryan Samuels, Executive Director, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago; Paul Schmitz, CEO, Public Allies; Gary Stangler, Executive Director, Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative; Judy Vredenburgh, President & CEO, Girls Inc.

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