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Friday, September 14, 2018 at 10:00 AM EDT
Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 4:00 PM EDT

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Marshall University Campus 
1 John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25702

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Jennifer Wells 
Young WV/WV Healthy Kids and Families Coalition 

Young West Virginia 2018 Power Building Conference 

Are you 15-25 years old?

Want West Virginia to be the ideal place to live, go to school and work?


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 voter engagement, racial justice, mental heatlh, LGBTQ advocacy and much more!
  • A chance to meet other young leaders from across the state
  • Information on creating a Young WV/Our Children Our Future Student Chapter at your school or in your community
  • Opportunity to engage elected leaders, candidates and policy experts about the changes you want to see and make

Apply to host a workshop! Have you been involved in a campaign at your school or in your community? Have some skills, talent and knowledge you'd like to share? Submit your workshop here. The deadline to submit is July 31st!

Conference Registration Fees (Sat & Sun meals included):

  • $40 - student/adult conference registration
  • $25 - conference presenter/OCOF student chapter member registration

SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE! Apply BEFORE you Jennifer Wells at to apply. Funds are limited so apply soon!!

Register Now! Interested in volunteering? Contact Mackenzie Wright at with the subject line "Young WV Volunteer"

Become a sponsor - sponsor a young leader or an entire student chapter! Contact Kala Babu at with the subject line "Young WV sponsorship" for details

Need help arranging lodging or interested in low/no-cost group accommodations? Contact Jennifer Wells at with the subject line "Young WV Lodging"