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We are pleased to announce the City of Newark’s “Urban Youth Conference: Raise Your Voice” scheduled on Thursday, May 9th 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Urban Youth Conference will offer an array of opportunities for businesses and organizations to connect with youth, engage a diverse group of professionals and students, build partnerships, and network with community leaders.
Mayor Ras J. Baraka will open the conference and Director of Recreation, Cultural Affairs & Senior Services Patrick Council will address the closing ceremony.


Conference deliberations will be on the following:
 Youth  Education  Employment  Arts & Culture  Health  Public Safety & Criminal Justice  Critical Consciousness  Inter-Personal Skills  Leadership


Our mission is to empower and inspire the youth and young adults to be critical thinkers, innovators and leaders in the 21st century. It is our hope that through positive engagement, deliberate instruction that we spark the next generation of leaders.
The goal of the City of Newark’s Urban Youth Conference is to engage the youth in discussions of the pressing issues facing urban communities and solutions in addressing these challenges.

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