Category: PYN | Jun 18, 2015
PHILADELPHIA YOUTH NETWORK HOSTS ENGAGE 2015: A CONFERENCE FOR YOUTH PROGRAM STAFF
PHILADELPHIA (June 19, 2015) – The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) today hosted its fourth annual conference for youth program staff at the Chemical Heritage Foundation. Nearly 200 participants took part in discussions and interactive workshops designed to spark ideas and improve youth engagement strategies, while learning ways to improve their programs with work site toolkits and information from the 2015 Trends in Youth Development.
Various workshops ranging from college and career coaching, to employer engagement, to best practices used to support youth from multiple backgrounds and communities were available to participants. The field of speakers included those from youth development, education, artistry, physical therapy and many more. Find a complete list of workshop descriptions here and presenter bios here.