Friday, September 8, 2017 at 4:00 PM EDT
Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 3:00 PM EDT

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Marshall University 
1 John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755

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Jennifer Wells 
WV Healthy Kids and Families Coalition 


Young WV: A Power Building Conference

Are you 15-25 years old?
Want WV to be the coolest place to live, go to school and work?
Then this conference is for you!

Register TODAY and join a statewide movement of young people committed to making waves of change in West Virginia!


At the Young WV Conference, you'll find:

  • Youth-led breakouts on college readiness, voter engagement, racial justice, mental health, LGBT advocacy and more!
  • Young WV Policy Challenge
  • A chance to meet other young people from across the state
  • $ - Mini-grant opportunities for established student chapters - $
  • Information on how to create a Young WV chapter in your school or organization


Apply to host a workshop at the conference!  Have you been involved in a campaign at your school or in your community?  Have some skills and knowledge you’d like to share?  Fill out the workshop proposal form here, deadline is June 2nd!  

Whatever your interest, we want to know!  Past workshops include Democracy in a Digital Era; The Truth about Tobacco; Racial Justice; College Access and Success; Rocking A Differently-Abled Lifestyle; Mental Health: Let's Talk About It - and many more.

Scholarships are available!  Apply BEFORE you register...

Click HERE for an application ***  Funds are limited, so apply soon.  

Contact Summer Kuhn  summerkuhn@gmail.com if you have questions.

Interested in volunteering? Contact Jennifer Wells jennifer@ourfuturewv.org with the subject line "Young WV volunteer"

Become a sponsor to assist low-income students' attendance at the conference. Email Chris Kimes chris@ourfuturewv.org with the subject line "Young WV sponsorship" for details.

Need help arranging lodging or interested in low/no-cost group accomodations?  Contact Jennifer Wells jennifer@ourfuturewv.org with the subject line "Young WV lodging"


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