By Carma Henry


David Banner and Jasmen Rogers to Keynote while Jawan Strader hosts cocktail & Conversations Kickoff

By Isheka N. Harrison

The 6th Annual South Florida Youth Summit (SFYS) presented by L.E.A.D Nation, in partnership with the Knight Foundation, will take place October 18-20 under the theme “Youth and Justice.” Grammy award-winning music producer, recording artist, philanthropist, speaker, actor and activist David Banner will serve as the keynote speaker for the


adult only kick-off event, Cocktails & Conversations. He will be joined by Jasmen Rogers-Shaw, Political Strategist, and Emmy award-winning journalist, NBC 6 anchor and host of Black Voices. Jawan Strader will serve as the night’s host.

The Summit,the brainchild of State Representative and L.E.A.D. Nation co-founder Shevrin Jones, is designed to provide knowledge-based enrichment activities in an interactive setting to empower youth to live up to their full potential.

“This year people can expect us to go a step further in engaging young people in a movement, but this is a different type of movement. What we see in the political realm, in our communities and what’s happening on a national scale, we want to make sure we give young people the tools and knowledge they need to not only …read more

Source:: The Westside Gazette