2nd Annual "Speak Up, Speak Out, Speak Now " Youth & Civic Engagement Conference

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Approximately 31.5% of Asians in Minnesota are under 18, they will be making up the future of our workforce. The Asian Pacific Youth Council (APYC) is calling
all youth to come attend this conference on civic engagement to speak on the issues that are important to you. This conference is an opportunity to get our youth engaged now, because
they are the future leaders of our community. Attendees will learn how to lead and directly engage in the political process at this conference. Come and find out how you can make a difference.

Agenda:
10:30 Arrival and Registration
10:45 Welcome (Room G-15)
Representative Carlos Mariani (District 65B)

11:25 Youth Led Breakout Session #1
Achievement Gap
Higher Education
Human Rights
Human Trafficking
12:05 Youth Led Breakout Session #2
1:00 Working Lunch and Delivering Letters (Food will be provided)
2:00 Group Reconvene and Closing Remarks by Commissioner Lindsey
*Senator Foung "Hue" Hawj is unable to attend due to personal reasons

Public Officials that will be attending:

Commissioner Kevin Lindsey,

Minnesota Department of Human Rights

Senators:

Roger Chamberlain (Assistant Minority Leader)

Carla Nelson (Assistant Minority Leader)

Torrey Westrom

Melissa Wiklund

Representatives:

Carlos Mariani

Jason Isaacson (Assistant Majority Leader)

View this event on our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/apycmn or check out the flyer attached to the email.


For more information or to RSVP please contact Sandy Kwan at sandy.kwan@state.mn.us or call 651-757-1743.

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