MLK, Jr. Virtual Youth Conference Set For Monday

The State of New Jersey, Governor Phil Murphy, Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver, New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way and the New Jersey Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission, present an important, virtual youth conference this Monday, January 18 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.   The conference, titled “Youth, We Hear You,” is open to students in grades 8 through 12.

The Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation is sponsoring the event.

Registration for the virtual conference is still open.  You can sign up by registering here:
                                                                                                                         Hoboken Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro says, “Through panels, workshops, and networking, the virtual conference will highlight the life and legacy of Dr. King in these challenging times, through sessions on “Justice Matters,” “Health Equity Matters,” and “How to Live Your Ideals through Service and Public Policy.”  Secretary of State Tahesha Way will lead a session on “Dr. King’s Global Impact” with the Consul-General of India and Ambassador from Ghana, nations that Dr. King visited. Young people will service as Conference Moderators and panelists.”