Tackling the challenges. Amplifying the opportunities.
Black youth under the age of 25 are estimated to be over 30% of the total Black population in Miami. This session focuses on issues of how to address the challenges impacting youth (under 18) and how to enhance the opportunities for youth to grow into a life of meaning. Core topics include: education, job and internships, mentoring, crime and policing, and community engagement.
Moderator: Dr. Shirley Plantin – Director, Miami-Dade Community Relations Board
- Morris Copeland – Director, Department of Juvenile Justice
- Paul Wilson – 5000 Role Model of Excellence/Miami Dade County Public Schools
- Thema Campbell – President & CEO, Girl Power
- Nicole Collins – Student Government Association President, Florida Memorial University