Voices for Virginia's Children
Youth Mental Health Summit
OCTOBER 11, 2023 | 7:30 am-4:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia | Richmond, VA
The youth mental health crisis and its complex causes ripple throughout families, schools, neighborhoods, and entire regions.
Our keynote speaker, Dr. Shawn Ginwright, is one of the nation’s leading innovators, provocateurs, and thought leaders on African-American youth, youth activism, and youth development. He is a professor, author, activist, and founder and CEO of the Flourish Agenda, Flourish Agenda, Inc., a national nonprofit consulting firm, whose mission is to design strategies that unlock the power of healing and engage youth of color and adult allies in transforming their schools and communities.
A robust offering of workshops is included in this day-long summit.
Reasons to Attend
Dr. shawn ginwright
Author. Professor. Activist.
Leading and training others on strategies that unlock the power of healing and engaging youth of color and adult allies in transforming their schools and communities.
Reenergize through nourishing practices and community care for change and healing workers.
Reimagine how to effectively support youth through healing centered practices as an organization or team.
Voices for Virginia’s Children is a nonprofit organization committed to improving and protecting the lives of Virginia’s children, youth, and families. We champion public policies and legislation that achieve positive and equitable outcomes for young people. Learn more at vakids.org.