The eighth annual African American Student Leadership Conference will be held Feb. 24 at Clovis North Educational Center, 2770 E. International Ave.
Students in seventh through 12th grade from Central, Clovis, Fresno and Madera Unified school districts and Hanford West High School will attend the conference. The theme is “Ignite: Your Dreams and Your Future,” and will cover ways to excel in academics and create social change.
National Urban League Young Professionals President Brandi Richard and Clayton Muhammad, founder and director of the Boys II Men organization in Aurora, Illinois, will speak at the event. Breakout sessions with local African American professionals also will be available.
Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. and the conference will start at 8:45 a.m.