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.

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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 use/misuse 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.