Empower Kentucky
A Conference by Youth for Youth
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Who should apply?

Who should apply?


 

We are looking for a group of diverse social influencers, leaders, change agents, positive personas, advocates, allies, activists, compassionate critics, bosses, creatives, dreamers, and doers to convene at the Empower Kentucky Conference.

 
 

We encourage you to apply if you

  • Are passionate about creating community change in the areas of sexual violence prevention, positive mental health promotion, and/or substance abuse prevention

  • Thrive in diverse groups and environments

  • Want to positively impact local, state, and/or national policy

  • Are open and excited to share space with others who have different perspectives, lived experiences, and identities from your own

  • Will listen and learn from youth who have different perspectives, lived experiences, and identities from your own

  • Believe that an approach rooted in social justice and equity is essential to creating community change

  • Identify as and/or actively support equity for historically marginalized communities (communities of color, immigrants, LGBTQ+ communities, people with disabilities, etc)

  • Commit to creating and executing a prevention-based action project in your school/community during the 2019/2020 academic year using the skills, knowledge, tools, and strategies you gained at the Empower Kentucky Conference

 
 

The Empower Kentucky Conference emphasizes the inclusion of activists of color, LGBTQ+ activists, activists from rural communities, activists with disabilities, and activists from low-income communities.