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"Training the Next Generation
of Leaders"

The mission of the Martin Luther King Youth Empowerment Conference is to inspire and empower high school students to become effective advocates and allies for peaceful social change on issues of violence, prejudice and discrimination.

Who can attend the MLK Conference?

The MLK Conference is open to any student who at the time of applying is in their sophomore or junior year of high school.

The MLK Conference is free of charge to Ambassadors that have been accepted.

The MLK Conference staff will work with the Ambassadors to learn and practice the skills necessary to effect change in the world, in our country, and in the state of New Jersey.

If you are a student who is involved in Peer Leadership, E.R.A.S.E, GSA, Diversity Club, or any organization that involves changing the lives of others, this experience is for you.

Why apply to the MLK Conference?

Students selected for the conference are called Ambassadors to denote that the students will be representing their schools and communities as leaders. The MLK Conference staff will work with the Ambassadors to identify the skills necessary to affect change in the world, in our country, and the state of New Jersey. If you are a student who is involved in Peer Leadership, E.R.A.S.E, SGA, Diversity Club, or any organization that involves changing the lives of others, this experience is for you.

  • MLK Summer Institute August 8-12, 2019
  • MLK Winter Institute and Graduation December 13-15, 2019

MLK Summer
Institute


August 8-12, 2019

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MLK Winter
Institute and Graduation


December 13-15, 2019

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