Concurrent Opening Youth Plenary (Day 2): Empowering Youth
Featured Speaker: Eric Rowles
Eric is one of the country’s foremost and most sought after experts on youth culture, substance abuse prevention, and workforce development. Eric Rowles is a nationally recognized trainer, speaker, and consultant whom has worked with over 150,000 youth, adults, administrators, professionals, and policy makers within the past 15 years. His presentations are legendary – by combining the energy and innovation of a master trainer, while at the same time reaching each of us through his stories, research, and on-the-ground strategies. One part motivational speaker, one part DJ, and two parts community organizer and parent of 2 daughters, Eric runs a customized consulting and facilitation practice that, through a network of over 20 dynamic and diversely talented trainers, works with for profit and nonprofit organizations to achieve progressive and dynamic change.