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Edison High School

540 East California Avenue

Fresno, CA 93706

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2017 Fresno Teen Summit

Saturday March 25, 2017


Utopia starts with you!

The Fresno Unified School District, Youth Leadership Institute (YLI), and Edison High School Friday Night Live (FNL) Chapter have partnered with several local organizations to host their Second Fresno Teen Summit. Youth leaders from the Edison High School FNL chapter, Fresno Boys and Men of Color, and the Fresno Youth Commission have teamed up with organizers to plan every aspect of the event.

The event will include:

  • keynote presentations
  • various informational booths
  • workshops on key topics impacting teens
  • information on how you can impact your community &
  • raffles
  • T-shirt for FIRST 200 participants!

The goal of the workshops is to help participants identify issues affecting teens, and to provide them opportunities to understand, overcome and contribute solutions to any challenges they might be facing. The informational booths will be providing information about general services that are available to teens in health, school, youth services and future careers.

The 2017 Fresno Teen Summit is scheduled for Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm and will be open to all Fresno County 8th-12th grade youth. This event is FREE to all youth and will include breakfast and lunch as well as a free t-shirt. There will be a guest speaker in the morning and afternoon, as well as various raffle prizes given away during lunch. Students will have the opportunity to register for the event here on this website.

******You must bring your printed and signed parent/guardian waiver form that is given to you when online registration is complete to the registration table on March 25, 2017, to participate in the Teen Summit******

Invitation to Parents:

Parents/Gaurdians and Community members are invited to participate in a Parent/Gaurdian and Community member workshop track. The workshops will address the issue of Underage Drinking in our community and will be a separate track from the youth. For any questions or additional information you may contact: Cynthia Rocha, YLI Program Manager at (559) 255-3300 or John Mendez, YLI Youth Specialist/Coordinator at (559) 255-3300

Tentative Schedule:

8:00 – 8:30am Registration and Breakfast

8:30 – 8:35am Welcome

8:35 – 8:50am Morning Speaker

8:50 – 9:05am Morning Entertainment

9:05 – 9:10am General Housekeeping/Program Overview

9:10 – 9:15am Break

9:15 – 10:15 am Workshop #1

10:15 – 10:20am Break

10:20 – 11:20am Workshop #2

11:20 – 11:25am Break

11:25 – 12:25pm Workshop #3

12:25 – 1:25pm Lunch – Informational Booths

1:30 – 2:30pm Afternoon Speaker/ Presentation

2:30 – 3:00pm Evaluations and Final Raffle

Keynote Presenters:

Funded by Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health, Substance Use Disorder Services, and Public Health

Thank you to our partners!

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