On March 11, 2016 eight-teen (18) EOC youth participated in the Mentoring Matters Conference – Youth Day held at LIU CW Post. During the course of the day the youth had the opportunity to participate in a College & Career Exploration and Information Event. Numerous interactive workshop sessions such as: how to save a life; make art – take art; playing up – from your neighborhood to the board room; lights-camera-action; increase your money IQ; forgive and forget; take a selfie; can oysters save the world; who runs the world? Girls!; and uke can. The day was concluded with a keynote speaker: Grace Callwood an eleven-year-old who is the founder and chairwomen of the board of advisors for the We Cancerve Movement, a foundation that creates giving opportunities that can be supported by the community to bring happiness to homeless, sick and foster children.
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