Registration is now open for our upcoming youth conference!  Amplifying Student Voices: Conversations on Race, Equity, and Inclusion in Education is a Seed Grant sponsored event on May 5, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM.  


This event is an opportunity for high school youth and undergraduates to plan, organize and contribute to discussions related to race and equity in education.  All are welcome to attend but high school and undergraduate students will be the organizers and presenters.  Additionally, we are still accepting submissions for sessions and student speakers for one more week!  Deadline for session proposals is April 10th.  Honorariums will be awarded for accepted proposals.


Apply to be a student speaker:

We are inviting members of the student community to speak about their experiences of race and equity in education in our opening and closing segments of this event. Interested, or know someone who might be? Indicate your interest by sending a 2-5 minute video or audio clip to  detailing the following:

  1. Who you are
  2. Why are you passionate about race and equity in education?
  3. One related experience you’ve had
  4. Why are you interested in giving a keynote?
  5. How will your keynote relate to the theme of Race and Equity in Education?


How to submit a session proposal:  

The Amplifying Students Voices team is looking for high school and undergraduate students to propose sessions about their experiences of race and equity in education for this event.  Individual and group submissions welcome!

Genres of participation can include art, workshops, panel discussions, performance, and other interactive media presentations! Deadline for session proposals has been extended to April 10th!

Submit a proposal for a session here.


Never presented at a conference before? Have questions?

We encourage proposals from students and groups who don't often attend conferences and we are prepared to support you to lead an awesome session!  Feel free to get in touch with us at


Registration information:

We invite all members of the education community (e.g. students, administrators, educators, community leaders, family members) to attend this event! Registration to attend is FREE and lunch is provided!

Register here.