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Youth Leadership Conference

Leading Through Adversity—Celebrating Resiliency
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Rockford Police Department District 1 Station

Join us for an inspiring day of empowerment and growth at the Youth Leadership Conference: Leading Through Adversity- Celebrating Resiliency. We will celebrate resilience and the power of the next generation to overcome challenges and lead with strength.  

This conference is open to all youth ages 11-18 in the surrounding area.  Participants will learn and engage with a variety of local adult and youth leaders in Winnebago County including Andrew Wright, who is the announcer for the Rockford Rage Roller Derby & Ipsen USA Marketing Content Specialist.  Juan Nogueda, Student Trustee at Rock Valley College and Jazmin Nathan, SGA President at Rock Valley College will present their personal journeys to leadership, offering unique perspectives and lessons. Rockford’s youngest elected representative, Tamir Bell, a rising young leader, serves as the Political Director for State Representative Maurice West. Committed to community service and fostering opportunities for all residents, Bell embodies the spirit of leadership through action.  Bell will serve as the host for the day in addition to speaking.

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