On Saturday, January 19, 2013, from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM at the Boys and Girls Club of Hudson County, 1 Canal Street in Jersey City, NJ a conference for high-school students will be hosted by the New Jersey Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated in partnership with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Hudson County.
The conference theme, Y.E.S. W.E. C.A.N. (Youth Engaged in Saving Where we live through Education, Commitment And Non-Violence), is a one-day conference to promote peace among young people in communities around the state.
The conference will feature notable speaker, Christine Carter-Davis, Founder and CEO of The Against All Odds Foundation, a not-for-profit agency that provides educational and social service programs. This event will offer refreshments, workshops, entertainment and more. The event is free and open to the public. For more information or to register contact Stacie Newton at (973) 910-0072 or YWCYouthConference@gmail.com