What happened at the 8th Annual TEen Equity Summit?
Each year, Young Leaders, Strong City brings together high school students from across the Dallas - Ft. Worth area. On November 13th, 2021, more than 200 students attended the 8th Annual Young Leaders, Strong City Teen Equity Summit. The summit is a half-day leadership development experience with meaningful discussions on identity, equity, and organizing for change.
A big thank you to all of the students who attended, our student planning committee, donors, facilitators, and volunteers who helped make it happen!
We've been around.
"I felt like I belonged."
- 2019 YLSC Alum
Young Leaders, Strong City is designed to elevate the experiences, perspectives, and voices of high school students across the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. Our students focus intentionally on identifying opportunities to promote racial justice, equity, and action in their home and school communities to drive lasting outcomes. We engage with youth in partnership and support them as the future, and growing, leaders of tomorrow.
Building Racial Justice, Equity, & Action Across Communities.
"My Favorite Part of the Day was all of it"
- 2018 YLSC Alum
YLSC IS A CAREFULLY CURATED SPACE
Communicating and Collaborating Across Lines of Difference
Each year, YLSC brings together hundreds of students from public, private, and charter schools to talk about race. Facilitated by local educators, artists, and historians, our programming offers students the opportunity to critically engage with their peers from different backgrounds and identities. Each YLSC program begins by grounding students in their local history and explores their individual concepts of race and identity.
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