2014 Erie County Youth Summit

Published 04/24 2014 02:59PM

Updated 04/24 2014 03:13PM

Students from Erie County Schools meet to discuss how to create a more positive school climate and reduce youth violence.

Positive Youth Development of Erie County is sponsoringa “YouthSummit to Combat Student Violence” on Friday April 25, 2014 from 9:30am-1:00pm in Edinboro, PA.

Creating a positive school climate and reducingviolence can best be achieved when students get involved andhelp plan events and activities for all students.

Utilizing the 40 Developmental Assets prevention model,students, schoolsand neighborhoods can work together to raise the protective factorsthat keep youthout of trouble so they can become successfulcommunity members in the future.

This event is part of the Erie Community Action Plan toreduce youth violence through positive youth development.

Time: 9:30am-1:00pm

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