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Youth Leadership Conference

May 6, 2017
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On May 6th, 2017, the Spectrum Multicultural Youth Program hosted the Multicultural Youth Leadership Conference, a FREE event for anyone ages 14-24 across Vermont.

“The event is hosted for youth, and by youth! Come get involved as a participant or volunteer.”

— CeCe Horbat, conference organizer


Here’s what happened on conference day:

  • Check-in and breakfast at 8:30 AM.
  • Community service hours for youth who attend.
  • Workshops about: planning for the future, performance writing, yoga, leadership skills, and more.
  • Youth-led workshops, including: Having Conversations about Racism, Breaking Down Cultural Barriers, LGBTQ+ Intersectionality, and The Human Library
  • A Resource Fair to connect participants with local colleges, health services, job development programs and volunteer opportunities.
  • Raffle prizes throughout the day.
  • Lunch was provided.

If youth couldn’t attend the whole day, that was fine, too!

For more information, or to join us next year, contact the event coordinators:

Celina (CeCe) Horbat, Diversity, Equity and Multiculturalism Coordinator
(802) 864-7423 x215

Michael Hill, MYP Coordinator
(802) 864-7423 x428

With thanks to our generous sponsors:


Champlain College


Burlington Parks Recreation and Waterfront


Northwestern Counseling and Support Services

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