Saturday, June 29, 2013
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Samuel L. Riggs Alumni Center, University of Maryland, College Park
The Generation Hope 2013 Hope Conference will provide Scholars with the best tools and information for personal, academic, and professional success. In addition, the conference will also include a track for pregnant or parenting high school juniors in the greater Washington D.C. Metro area who are contemplating college. This track will encourage them to attend college and will provide them with the information that they need to make applying/attending college as easy as possible.
To make this conference a success, we need organizations and individuals from the community to present workshops and seminars on various topics. We are also seeking human resources/career-placement representatives to conduct one-on-one meetings and resume reviews with interested Generation Hope Scholars and teen parents.
If you are interested in presenting at the 2013 Hope Conference, you will need to submit a proposal addressing one of the focus areas listed below:
Health and Wellness
- Healthy Relationships/Domestic Violence
- Health Education and Wellbeing
- Pregnancy Prevention
- Financial Aid
- College Application Process
- College Essay Writing
- Interview Skills
- Resume Writing
- Career Choices
- Career Goal Setting
- Financial Literacy/Planning
- Organization Skills
- Leadership Development
- Social Media Etiquette
- Self Advocacy: How to Be an Advocate for Yourself
- Goal Achievement
- Motivation Strategies
- Self Awareness and Self Management
Government Resources: We are looking for someone who can give teen parents more insights on the following services and how to access them in MD, DC, & NoVA.
- Child support
- Housing Alternatives
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
- Teen Parent Support and Resources
Proposals will be assessed by Generation Hope program staff based on their relevance to the Hope Conference objective, areas of focus, clarity and originality. Interested Individuals MUST submit an online Proposal Form by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2013. **Due to limited funding Generation Hope will not be able to offer stipends or pay for travel arrangements for our presenters, however breakfast, lunch, snacks and a rewarding volunteer experience will be provided. ** Generation Hope will notify those who have submitted proposals of the status of their application via email.
Can't attend? Donate now to make this conference possible.
Questions? Please contact Caroline Griswold at (202)642-5649 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.