Youth Self-Care Summit

Free one day conference for youth

A Special One Day Conference for Youth

This is a powerful free annual event for youth that is focused on self-care, mental health, and healthy relationships. The intention is to offer Spokane youth a special window of time where they can build community and focus on caring for themselves.

Highlight of the Day

Summit Details

General Info

This event runs on a Saturday and is held from 11:00am to 2:30pm  

Youth will enjoy brunch and a hot cocoa bar at The HIVE while engaging in special workshops with facilitators who will be discussing multiple ways to engage in different facets of self-care. 

Qualification

Any young person who is 11-17 years old is welcome to sign up as long as they are comfortable in a space that centers the experience of individuals who identify as young women of color.

Registration

  • Online registration opens approximately one month before the event.
  • No fee is required to attend. 
  • This event has a capacity to serve 50 young people.

Note: Once registration is full, our website will be updated to accept waitlist participants. 

Event Schedule

Upon arrival, youth can expect to:

  • be greeted at the door
  • checked into the event
  • receive an event schedule
  • be led into the event space

Youth will then have the opportunity to enjoy brunch with a hot cocoa bar and meet other youth before the opening keynote. 

The day opens with an amazing keynote from Jaime Stacy, Founder of SWAG, who sets the tone and intention for the day.

Jaime is a caring leader in the Spokane community who has been dedicated to championing the empowerment of our youth for many years through her work in the Spokane School District and through her organization, SWAG. She is passionate about ensuring every youth she works with feels a sense of belonging and self-worth and is equipped with the tools they need for self-regulation and a vision for their future. Learn more about Jaime. 

After the keynote, youth will move into one of three spaces for their first workshop.

Workshops

  • There is three different workshops for this event
  • Youth will have the opportunity to attend all three
  • Workshops engage in different discussions, activities and topics that will support youth in identifying ways to care for themselves.

Our workshop facilitators come from various backgrounds and focuses. They have created unique opportunities for youth to learn from each other, share their experiences, discuss different self-care tools all while laughing and building community together. 

To end the summit, youth will come back together to debrief their takeaways and highlights of the day. Youth will also walk away with:

  • new skills for self-care
  • a goodie bag filled with self-care items to support their journey of caring for themselves. 
  • raffle prizes
  • new friendships 

Peak Inside the Summit

Contact

If you have any questions about this event please contact our Prevention Coordinator, Lizbeth Reyes:

Call/Text: 509-370-9024

prevention@ywcaspokane.org

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