Summit for a Better Tomorrow

We, the teens, are committed to changing today for a better tomorrow.
Join us for hands-on activities and collaboration to make a difference in our community and world.

A fee of $75 covers all four days, speakers, snacks, materials, and a summit t-shirt.

Register by June 1 to ensure your spot.

Open to incoming 8th-grade students through outgoing 12th-grade students.

June 17-20, 2024

9 am-1 pm

Speakers and Presenters

Loretta Claiborne

Loretta is truly a unique and inspiring woman who has not only touched the lives of hundreds of thousands but has changed the lives of all with whom she has met. Ms. Claiborne is a woman of faith who shares her personal life story that carries a heartfelt message of hope and tolerance for everyone worldwide. In 2000, Walt Disney Productions created The Loretta Claiborne Story.

Carla Christopher

An ordained minister and award-winning author, public speaker, curriculum developer, and workshop facilitator/trainer in anti-racism, LGBTQIA+ affirmation, community advocacy and activism, diversity/equity/inclusion, and cultural competency.

Ky the Chemist

I am adding my own razzle-dazzle and combining Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) education, hip-hop, and sneaker culture (yes, you read that right) to simultaneously educate the next generation of STEAM scientists and the public. My name is Jakyra Simpson, aka Ky the Chemist, and I was inspired to encourage Persons Excluded because of their Ethnicity or Race (PEERs) to pursue the STEM field.

Elizabeth ‘Bitsy’ Sanders

Bitsy Sanders is a school counselor with the Conewago Valley School District who has a passion for helping youth discover the natural leaders in themselves. For Bitsy, learning is lifelong and never finished. A proud Hanover native, she has served diverse communities along the East Coast through national educational programming and loves to share her perspectives and experiences with others.

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