Young people are our hope. They are the leaders of the future and they are equipped to solve many of the most pressing issues in modern society.
The Youth Summit is an annual back-to-school gathering. During this one-day event, teens devise strategies to overcome obstacles and plan for success.
To date, 500+ youth have participated in the summit; many participants have become summit ambassadors and committed to to engaging other youth and planning future summits.
Since 2018, Flint teens have organized and participated in workshops on leadership, conflict resolution and other topics relevant to young people. The program also includes a presentations, resource vendors, college/career fair and physical activities including dancing and sports.
Youth who attend the summit leave with a sense of fulfillment as well as motivation to seize their futures and chart new paths.