CEO Eric Gordon welcomes hundreds of students from the
Cleveland Metropolitan School District to Cleveland Mayor
Frank G. Jackson’s 6th Annual Youth Summit on Aug. 18,
2012 at Public Auditorium.
The District’s “Back to School Fair” will be part of this
morning-long event, which brings students, parents, guardians,
teachers, administrators, staff and civic and community leaders
to one downtown site.
the nationally renowned author, businessman and youth advocate,
will appear as the keynote speaker. Moore also headlined the
District’s “Rally for Excellence” in March.
The aim of the summit is to empower youth, who come away with
information that can help each of them succeed in the classroom.
The event will expose youth to a broad range of topics,
including a discussion on bullying. The District plans to use
the school fair, among other things, to shine a spotlight on the
academic choices it offers.
Besides listening to Moore’s inspiring words, students who
attend can get health screenings, take home information about
school assignments and pick up school supplies free.
The event begins at 9 a.m. and runs until 1 p.m., and lunch is
provided. Free parking is also available at the Willard Garage.
While they last, return bus tickets (RTA) will be issued to
people who use the bus to get to the summit.
For more information, call 216.664.2222. For Spanish-language
speakers, call 216.338.6580.