National Youth Summit events bring middle and high school students together with scholars, teachers, policy experts, and activists in a national conversation about important events in America’s past that have relevance to the nation’s present and future.
The Carver Museum ATX will join the national conversation digitally and convene a deeply critical conversation with and for local middle and high school students. Featuring a "Be the Change" performance by SaulPaul joined by co- facilitators/panelists Dr. Theodore Francis, Huston-Tillotson University; Temeika Thomas, Manor ISD Board of Trustee member; Fredrico Geib, Education Coordinator-Teen Programs at Mexican American Cultural Center with Carver Educational Staff.
The Teen-serving staff of the Austin Public Library are here to support you in making your dreams a reality. Want to book us so we can figure out how we can support you? Email Kathleen.Houlihan [at] austintexas.gov
If you'll be 18 before voting day on November 3, register to vote today! Click the second tab above and use the Text2Register tool from the Travis County Clerk's office to get your pre-filled voter registration card mailed to you so you can get it turned in by the October 5 deadline.
** To learn more about the history of the famous "Be the change..." mis-quote often attributed to Ghandi, read this Lee & Lowe interview from YA Author, Supriya Kelkar, about her search for this quote's origin for her book Ahimsa.