EASTSIDE REVITALIZATION GROUP - Youth LEADership and Prevention Summit
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EASTSIDE REVITALIZATION GROUP - Youth LEADership and Prevention Summit

EASTSIDE REVITALIZATION GROUP - Youth LEADership and Prevention Summit

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Indianapolis Marriott East

7202 East 21st Street

Indianapolis, IN 46219

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This event will bring a highly motivated group of students together and take the rights of adolescents to heart and begin the task of developing our "Bill of Rights for Youth." With the participation of 200 students and the content experts of their choice, they will create a Bill of Rights that reflect the values, dreams and aspirations of the youth in our community. In January 2017 the documents written by and supported by youth will be presented to the Indianapolis City County Council for acceptance.

The Summit is open to high school age Scholars.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING OUT FORM:

Each student is asked to select 2 workshops ONLY. Selection of workshops are done by requesting a ticket from this page.

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

  1. Building Community and Respecting all Cultures: Throughout this workshop youth will learn the value of respecting all cultures and build on their social skills .Have the right to become productive, caring, responsible citizens. We have the right to acquire the skills, training and access to help us become our nation’s future leaders.

  2. Food Desert - Healthy food and clean water: An urban area in which it is difficult to buy affordable or good-quality fresh food. Student will learn how to identify food deserts and how it affects their lives. The youth will participate in an activity that involves experiencing a disproportionate distribution of food. The distribution of food with society usually affects a person’s “fairness” and “responsibility” and reflects on their own action

  3. Food Demo - Proper Nutrition to Promote Optimal Growth and Development in Youth: Students have the right to engage in healthy habits that foster a strong body and mind. We have the right to the resources and knowledge that enable us to live healthy lifestyles. Description: Nutrition is an important factor of our lives. Students will be able to identify how certain foods affect the body. Furthermore, students will take away a few culinary skills.

  4. Understanding Healthy Relationships: Students have the right to always be treated with respect and as an equal; To be in a healthy relationship (based on honesty, trust and communication - not control, manipulation or jealousy); To not be hurt physically or emotionally to feel safe in a relationship at all times and know that abuse is never your fault, nor is it ever ‘deserved’ and to end a relationship without being harassed, threatened or made to feel guilty. Students will be able to identify how to create healthy relationships and understand the different forms of domestic violence.

  5. Self Determination: Have the right to dream and become anything we can imagine. We have the right to become the leaders of tomorrow - In order to be successful, one must alleviate excuses and learn to use the strength of the mind in all that you do and take personal responsibility. Have the right to make mistakes so we can continue to learn and grow. We have the right to be supported and guided by those around us so we one day can be the change we want to see in the world. We have the right to make our mark on the world.

  6. Social Media Safety: Participating responsibly, ethically and safely using social media: In an unprecedented way, today’s youth need to be socialized as good citizens of two worlds: the physical world around them and the cyber world. Young people need support and education to develop the skills needed to understand the risks and opportunities of social networking; it should be their right to receive it during their educational environment.

  7. Systemic Oppression: Youth should have the opportunity to study curriculum that is relevant to their life experiences, includes content acknowledging the ongoing struggle of oppressed peoples, and examines the material, social, and cultural needs of their communities. This knowledge helps personalize education for all youth and provides them with examples of how to become agents of change in their communities.

  8. Youth Mastering Money: Youth have the right to have jobs where we can make enough money to live on students have the right to learn basic money management for now and later and to live a good quality of life and learn how to build wealth.


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