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Our Youth Matter Empowerment Event
September 29, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Our Youth Matter: A Vision of Hope for Tomorrow’s Future.
Rising Stars of America will host a Cincinnati community empowerment event to ignite a movement of passion and positive change. Today’s youth are facing many pressing issues from increasing violence in schools, education disparity, depression and thoughts of suicide, drug and alcohol abuse, poverty, homelessness, and a host of other things. It’s clear that in order for our young people to thrive and succeed in life, we must all work together.
This family-friendly event is FREE but online registration is required. All youth attending the seminar must be accompanied by an adult. The panel discussions will address some of the most challenging issues facing young people today. Our goal is to unite educators, local organizations, and city leaders from different fields to come together with solutions tailored to assist our youth.
The master of ceremonies and panel moderator for the seminar will be Hamilton County Municipal Court Judge Fanon Rucker. Panelists will include Ericka Copeland-Dansby- Cincinnati Public Schools Board of Education, Dr. Yejide Mack –Sycamore High School, Tyran Stallings- The D.A.D. Initiative, Kathy Wright-Hughes STEM High School, Carmen Mendoza- Springer School and Center, Amanda Walker-Lighthouse Youth Services, John Thomas- University of Cincinnati, Maiya Caldwell- Northern Kentucky University, and Spencer Boyd, The Seven Hills School.
This seminar will include raffles, light refreshments and so much more! Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to support the next generation of leaders. For more information about the event, contact Nicole Chambers-Cunningham at 513-550-5976.
About Rising Stars of America
Rising Stars of America is a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on embracing, encouraging, enhancing and empowering the lives of young people. We want to help them reach their full potential and create brighter futures. Our organization achieves this by hosting a series of workshops and outreach events within the Greater Cincinnati Area. Our mission is to improve childhood literacy, the importance of strong role models, combating poverty and child hunger, and to encourage communities to promote strong values amongst its residents.
We hope you will join us at Our Youth Matter 2018!