Endorsed by Curators:
The mission of the IE (Inland Empire) Intersectional Youth Leadership Conference is to improve the lives of local youth by creating spaces that address the intersections of race, class, diverse gender & sexual identities that impact the health, the environment and the lives of youth in the Inland Empire. We hope to have conversations on injustice and equity that provide space for youth to learn, discuss, and create new visions for their communitiesvisions that champion equity, protect the environment, and teach empathy.
We are aiming this conference towards local youth from the ages of 12-18 by making the event free and directing all activities to this population. It will hosted at San Bernardino Valley College on April 14th 2018. It will feature a keynote speeches by prominent LGBTQ+ youth, a resource/health fair, tons of giveaways/prizes, and nine workshops separated into three sessions with topics ranging from environmental justice to mental health to poetry. A free breakfast and lunch will be offered to youth that reserve online.