A Better World hosts Humanitarian Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Conference

Students will learn about philanthropy, volunteering and humanitarianism

A Better World and the Centre for Peace and Justice are hosting the Humanitarian Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Conference at Burman University May 4th to 6th.

Students in Grade 11 and 12 will be introduced to humanitarian communities in central Alberta through a variety of lectures, workshops and activities which will be hosted by philanthropists in the community.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in discussions about travel ethics, social justice, cultural sensitivity and strategic planning.

Gabriel Schrimshaw, indigenous entrepreneur, will also be featured in a Herr Lecture Series which will be the keynote address. Playwright Andrew Kooman and A Better World co-founder Eric Rajah will also speak at at the conference.

Workshops will be lead by local humanitarian leaders including Azalea Lehndoff, Adam Kiš, Rick Wiebe and Med Manzanal Frank.

Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Mustard Seed, HOPE Mission, Amnesty International, the Mennonite Central Committee and A Better World Canada will also be available for networking opportunities.

Students will learn ways they can volunteer both locally and internationally.

Students can pay either $50, which includes lodging and meals, or $30 which covers admission.

– Submitted by A Better World Canada

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