SULLIVAN 180 AND PARTNERS ANNOUNCE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY OF SERVICE
YOUTH SUMMIT AT HPAC (NEW DATE)
All Sullivan County Youth (Grades 9-12) are invited to this free, exciting event.
[FERNDALE] –Sullivan 180 and partners announce “What’s Your Blueprint?” a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Youth Summit, on March 18th, 2022 at the Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre. This is a free event, open to Sullivan County youth (grades 9-12) to participate from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The “What’s Your Blueprint” MLK Day Youth Summit promises teens will be inspired by the importance of their VOICE, their ability to ACT for change, and help them CREATE their personal blueprint for life. Students will experience interactive workshops and collaborative art projects designed to open their minds and hearts to greater service for themselves and their schools. The day will be centered on the famous Dr. King speech, A Blueprint for Your Life, with workshops around the principles from the speech; Belief in Oneself, Determination and Commitment. Also, each student in attendance will receive four hours of community service time to be used toward graduation requirements.
The event will also feature keynote speaker, Damola Akinyemi, who is a former international basketball player, world renowned body builder, founder of Ayo Fitness, creator of the Ayo Jam fitness program, inventor of the Hydra Glove and former co-lead of the award winning Warrior Kids program which taught thousands of children across the Hudson Valley about healthier choices.
The Summit is being hosted in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre, Sullivan 180, Sullivan Renaissance, Sullivan Allies Leading Together, the Sullivan County Human Rights Commission, and The Center for Workforce Development. This is a FREE event, but registration is REQUIRED. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hrs of the event is also required. Refreshments and a healthy, locally sourced lunch by A Single Bite will be provided. To register, please visit www.Sullivan180.org.
Sullivan 180’s mission is to build a healthy, vibrant Sullivan County where everyone has a sense of purpose, connection to family and community and access to fresh foods and an active lifestyle. To learn more about Sullivan 180, please visit: www.Sullivan180.org.###