3rd annual event asks “What do you see? How would you fix it?”
Youth in and around Cleveland are invited to share their perspective on and offer solutions to the challenges they see in their community at the second annual Youth Solutions Congress at Cleveland State University on Saturday, March 26, 2016.
Check-in and breakfast start at 9:00 am. The event is free, but space is limited. School, community and civic clubs along with scout troops are welcome to attend in groups. Register online here, you do not need a printer.
The Congress opens in the auditorium at 10 a.m. with a keynote address by State Representative Stephanie Howse. Breakouts in three rounds will follow, on Issues, Assets & Challenges, and Solutions. Issues will focus on six broad categories—recreation, health, employment, education, safety, and civic engagement. It will close with a solutions report-out by the participants, and an awards ceremony for the winners of the second-annual Future Leaders are Readers Essay Challenge. Lunch is provided.
The Youth Solutions Congress is presented by Neighborhood Leadership Institute with the support of MyCom. CSU’s Main Classroom building is located on E. 22nd with entrances on both Euclid Ave. & Chester Ave.
Parking meters in the area are free on Saturdays. Bus passes are available, call Donté Gibbs for more information, (216) 658-1356.