‘Youth Symposium for Peace through Equity’ to be held Thursday

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‘Youth Symposium for Peace through Equity’ to be held Thursday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Students from 15 high schools in Allen County will participate in the upcoming Youth Symposium for Peace through Equity and Justice.

The event, sponsored by Mayor Tom Henry’s Youth Engagement Council and Canterbury School, will take place from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 28 at Indiana Tech Commons, 1600 E. Washington Blvd.

Students will engage in discussions and activities designed to identify the challenges faced by today’s youth and explore positive ways to find equity and justice for everyone. The activities will be facilitated by educators and professionals in the community.

“Offering opportunities for our young people to connect over discussions about relevant, impactful topics fosters self-confidence,” said Mayor Henry. “I appreciate the leadership of my youth engagement council and Canterbury School in hosting this event. The youth who attend will be tomorrow’s community leaders and we value their fresh perspectives.”