Oregon State University hosted the 1st Annual African American Youth Leadership Conference on April 18th.
The goals of the conference were:
To promote positive yourth development in African/African American youth and multicultural youth of African descent by:
-Raising awareness on how to achieve personal goals
-Emphasizing the value of education
-Empowering future leadership (responsibility)
-Establishing a sense of community
-Increasing personal self-esteem and affirm cultural awareness
The conference was targeted at middle and high school students.