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Engaging the Next Generation of Civic Leaders: Resources, Programs, and Partnerships

Engaging the Next Generation of Civic Leaders: Resources, Programs, and Partnerships

Attendees will discover program ideas, resources, and partnership opportunities designed to engage Pennsylvania’s teens and young adults in volunteerism and civic involvement. In addition to the keynote presentation by Judge Marjorie Rendell, conference sessions will focus on ways libraries, educational institutions, not-for-profit organizations, municipal bodies, and other committed citizens can work together to inspire young people to continue the tradition of civic and social engagement and build a promising future for Pennsylvania.

Conference Highlights:

“Inspiring the Next Generation of Citizens” – Keynote Address by Judge Marjorie Rendell

Breakout Sessions:

  • Building 21st Century Skills in Youth Using the Humanities 
  • Getting the Most Out of Social Media
  • Library Models: Preparing the Leaders of Tomorrow
  • Problem-Solving Courts
  • Understanding County Government
  • ­­­Understanding Generations: Opportunities and Challenges
  • YMCA Youth and Government

Networking lunch (boxed lunches provided)

Cost: $30 per attendee includes boxed lunch


Conference Presented By:

PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries 

PA Forward Civic & Social Literacy partners:

  • County Commissioners Association of PA
  • Judicial Independence Commission of The Supreme Court of PA
  • Pennsylvania Department of State
  • Pennsylvania Humanities Council
  • Pennsylvania Municipal League
  • Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association
  • State YMCA of Pennsylvania, Inc.

Sponsored and hosted by Penn State Dickinson School of Law

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Lewis Katz Hall, 333 W. South Street, Carlisle, PA

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