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OneWorld Now! Get Global Youth Conference 2017
April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for the 12th Annual Get Global Youth Conference!
Student-planned and student-led, the OneWorld Now! (OWN) Get Global Youth Conference is designed to empower youth and young social entrepreneurs to take action on important global issues.
Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: UW Ethnic Cultural Center, 3931 Brooklyn Avenue NE, Seattle WA
Cost: FREE for students!
OneWorld Now! students present dynamic workshops and inspiring “OWN Talks” to foster meaningful and intentional dialogue about the intersection of social justice issues, global issues, and the role of youth. OWN Get Global will also feature a global fashion and talent show. Lunch includes cuisine from around the world. This event is for high school students and is one of few conferences in the nation that is organized and facilitated exclusively by high school youth! Student workshops will fall under the following categories:
- Climate Change
- Consumption and Consumerism
- Global Health
- Human Rights
- Peace and Conflict
- Population and Carrying Capacity
- Universal Quality Education
PLEASE NOTE: This is a conference by and for HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS currently enrolled in grade 9, 10, 11, or 12, and interested community educators are more than welcome to attend. If you have a question about conference eligibility, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors!
Thank you to the UW Middle East Center and the UW Center for West European Studies for sponsoring our beautiful venue at the Ethnic Cultural Center. Thank you to KUOW, School’s Out Washington and the Seattle Globalist for getting the word out by joining us as Media Sponsors. Thank you to the Starbucks CAP Partner Network for coaching our students and providing breakfast. Thank you to the Confucius Institute of the State of Washington for joining us as a Changemaker Sponsor.