Chester Youth Collaborative to Host Youth and Community Empowerment Summit
The Chester Youth Collaborative (CYC) Youth Council will host the annual Youth and Community Empowerment Summit at Delaware County Community College (DCCC), 901 Main Line Road, Media, Pa, on May 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The summit is a one-day event will include a range of workshops and forums to promote healthy lifestyles while empowering young people to become a positive catalyst for change in their homes, schools and communities.
This is a free event open to young people between the ages of 12 and 22. Parents and adults are invited to join the workshop activities with their children. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Transportation is available at either Chester High School located at 232 West 9th Street, Chester, or Community Hospital, 2600 West Ninth Street, Chester. The bus will pick attendees up at 7:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Participants are encouraged to register early to secure a spot. There will be no onsite registration. Space is limited. Registration is available online at www.chesteryouthsummit.com. Informational vendors and workshop presenters are welcome. Contact the CYC for more information at (610) 497-7422 or visit www.chesteryouthsummit.com.
This event has been made possible through funding and support of several supporters: William Penn Foundation, Patricia Kind Family Foundation, Claniel Foundation, First Hospital Foundation, Chester Community Improvement Project/EGT, Delaware County Community College, Chester Upland School District, SAMHSA, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, J.P. Morgan & co., GlaxoSmithKline, Tuan Wreth Jr., Gary Scott, City of Chester and Crozer-Keystone Health System.