National Youth Summit

Posted by on May 2, 2002

Washington, D.C., June 26th-28th, 2002

Tommy G. Thompson, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and other key Federal, State and community leaders, in addition to young people, educators, researchers, advocates, funders, youth workers and parents, are gathering in Washington DC, June 26-28, 2002 for the National Youth Summit. The Secretaries of Federal Cabinet Departments with missions affecting young people have been invited, as well as others who are critical in addressing major issues facing our young and our nation.

This event is intended to be a milestone in the lives of young people and others attending, and an opportunity for the youth serving professionals of the nation to meet and mingle with each other and with leaders in the Administration of President George W. Bush. The worlds of human services, health, juvenile justice, education, workforce readiness and employment, community service, media and philanthropy, to name a few, will converge.

Topical areas will include:

Supportive Families and Communities
Safe and Healthy Lives
Economic Self-Sufficiency and Success
Settings and Opportunities for Development and Service

To learn more about the Summit’s goals and themes, to register, for agenda and presenter updates, information about location, attendance, youth scholarships, and answers to other questions, go to On that site you will also find a toll free number to call if you have questions that the site does not address.

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