Join us for the Youth Empowerment Luncheon.

The Westin Chicago Lombard
March 10-11, 2023

Luncheon Topics:
Resilience, Peer-to-Peer Training, ADA, Career Mentorship, Mental Health/Self-Care, Flint Public Health Youth Academy, and more.

Join us for fun, educational workshops, great food, goody bags, and giveaways! Stay tuned for the full schedule.

Registration is Now Open!

You must be registered with YEP before you register for the luncheon.


Youth empowerment luncheon


TopicsSession DetailsTime
Introduction and OpeningOpening Remarks by CEO/President Cassandra Isidro
Ashlie White, Chief Program Officer, Emcee
YEP Stakeholder Video
12:00 pm
ResilienceDr. Eileen Timmins, Bouncing Back or Moving Forward12:15 pm
Flint Public Health Youth AcademyYouth Presenters Driving the Discussion on Public and Community Health12:45 pm
LunchSeated Lunch, desert table, 360 Cam Corner, Selfie Corner, and Social Media Engagement1:15 pm
Creating Your Elevator SpeechPriya Sheriff, Education and Training Manager for Amputee Coalition, Know your Elevator Pitch2:15 pm
Project Management (PM) Life SkillsDr. Eileen Timmins, Basic PM Skills and Tools to Navigate through Life, Video on the Free Youth Project Management Life Skills Site2:45 pm
Career MentorshipTrenaya Reid, Workforce Development Manager with Amputee Coalition, AC's Workforce Development Program, Career Exploration Resources, and Vocational Rehabilitation3:15 pm
CDC Interactive ActivityYouth from Flint Public Health Youth Academy, will Facilitate the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Solve the Outbreak Activity3:45 pm
Mental HealthA Specialist from Ailm, to Discuss Self-Care, Suicide Awareness and Prevention4:15 pm
ADADr. Eileen Timmins, American Disability Act, What it is? What it is not? How does it work?4:45 pm
Motivational SpeechCoach Dar
Motivational Presentations to Empower the Youth Participants in Developing a Personal Purpose, Build Mental Grit and Resilience
Photo OpsPhotos with Coach Dar and Presenters, Book Signing, Group Photos, Social Media6:00 pm
Light DinnerFood Stations, Dessert Tables6:15 pm

*Schedule subject to change