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Youth Delegate Program

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Youth Delegate Opening Session and Orientation

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Opportunity for Youth Delegates to network with peers from other cities and learn what to expect at the conference.

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

My Brother’s Keeper Local Youth Town Hall and REAL Redlining Exhibit Opening Reception

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Nearly 200 cities joined the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Community Challenge, a program to improve the outcomes for boys and men of color— launched in 2015 by President Obama. City leaders have agreed to take action by launching city-wide initiatives, starting mentoring programs and changing local policies. As city leaders seek to build on current... Read more »

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Youth Delegate Workshop: The Power of Youth Voice

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Throughout our country’s history, youth have made change by speaking up, educating and organizing their peers and advocating to adults in the political system. Hear about powerful examples of youth taking the lead to create change based on their own personal experiences and their unique understanding of American history.

12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

Youth Chaperone Workshop: Update on Youth Councils Across the U.S.

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12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

Youth Delegate & Young Municipal Leader Dessert Social

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3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Youth Delegate Workshop: Using Your Voice After High School

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Youth will interact with college students to learn how they stay civically engaged after high school and how their college studies and activities will prepare them for careers in the future.

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Youth Social at Lucky Strike @ LA Live

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9:00 am - 10:15 am

Youth Delegate Workshop: Building Confidence in Your Power to Create Change Part 1

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Build confidence in your ability to create change through interactive, skill-building activities and constructive feedback. Apply lessons from earlier youth delegate workshops to your own goals to create change using your story and politically-savvy advocacy.

10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Youth Delegate Workshop: Building Confidence in Your Power to Create Change Part 2

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Build confidence in your ability to create change through interactive, skill-building activities and constructive feedback. Apply lessons from earlier youth delegate workshops to your own goals to create change using your story and politically-savvy advocacy.