We Rise Youth Leadership Summit: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saturday September 22 at Little Rock Central High School Gym
Ages: 11th Grade – College
Re-imagining Communities: Immigration, Migration, and Refugees
Our Goal: create a permanent network of student leaders and change-makers for Arkansas to help gather resources, support, and a community for positive social change (will be introduced at the end of the summit for interested students).
Link to Online Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/0utvlekKjvaemuyJ2
– 2:00-2:30: Introduction of We Rise, conference topic, and speaker (Mouaz Mustafa; executive director of Syrian Emergency Task Force)
– 2:30-3:45: Break out sessions with different topics on immigration, migration, and refugees facilitated by different students and professionals.
-3:45-4:00 : Reflection, concluding speaker: Sophia Said.
Sub-topics for break out sessions:
- Syrian Humanitarian Crisis (Mouaz Mustafa?)
- Empathy, engagement, and humanization: the experience of refugees and migrants (International Rescue Committee; Clinton School of Public Service student)
- Interfaith Dialogue, Religious Minorities, and Immigrants/Refugees (IFYC Coach)
- Social Entrepreneurship and social innovation (Watson Institute Fellow, Clinton School of Public Service)
- Fostering Beloved Community (Sophia Said?)
- Art and Social Justice (Still being determined)
Contact Tristan Norman NormanTT@hendrix.edu for more information.