Actions and Detail Panel
2017 Coffee & Conversation: YouthSpeak Performance Charity
Tue, 2 May 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
YOUTH EXPERIENCE. YOUTH VOICE. YOUTH EMPOWERED. YouthSpeak contributes to the mental and social well-being of students who may be facing challenges by creating awareness that bullying, mental health and addiction impacts everyone in the community. To empower youth who face challenges through leadership training, in order to increase their social and emotional strengths and positively impact their world by sharing their personal stories in assemblies and workshops. These sessions are designed to bring new awareness, understanding and appreciation for the challenges faced by today’s youth. Parent and youth speakers with lived experience offer practical exchanges that are eye-opening, real and raw through their personal stories as they travelled the path from pain to wellness. The speakers share tips on how to be helpful to someone who is struggling.