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Mar 28, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
EBRPL - Main Library,
7711 Goodwood Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70806, USA

Now's the time to find your voice. This comes in many forms, and we want to TELL and SHOW you real inspirational stories from local youth, all in their 20s or younger, about how they uncovered their story and identity.  Afterward, you can attend creative workshops provided by the Futures Fund and partners.

• Inspirational Teen Stories

• “Story Worthy” Photo Workshop

• “hack_the_system” Coding Workshop

• Lunch Available (real lunch)

• Hang-Room for all

Hackthe_System Coding Workshop

Reserve your seat in our Hack_the_System workshop where we learn how to use open data to raise awareness.

Story-Worthy Photos

What's your story? Find how to capture it in our Story Worthy photo workshop where you learn the key pointers to creating great photos that tell your story.

Hackthe_System Coding Workshop

Reserve your seat in our Hack_the_System workshop where we learn how to use coding basics to design and animate your name.

Perseverance and Not Giving Up When Faced with Adversity - Presented by  Maya B. Galathe

Discover your voice with expert help. Attend this workshop to find out how strong you can be when times get tough.

Insta-Worthy Photo Workshop

What's your story? Find how to capture it in our Story Worthy photo workshop where you learn the key pointers to creating great photos that tell your story.

“How Big is your Mood” - Understanding Teen Depression by Christianne Ricard, Ed.S, LPC, NCC, School Counselor 

Don't let your moods rule your voice. Learn how to define your mood with help! 

"Up to You" Positive Decision Making for Teens presented by Leslie Lancaster LPC

It's easy to get in a rut of negative thinking. Learn how to create positive decisions and bounce back from mistakes.

9:00
Check-In
10:00
Welcome to JOLTcon
10:05
Mayor-President
Sharon Weston-Broome
10:15
KENNETH WHITE JR
Humanistic Storytelling through Photography
10:30
MORDECAI LOGAN & ALYSSA HORTON
Finding Power in Technology
10:45
LEIGHANNA KINGVALSKY
Becoming the Voice for Earth
11:00
 CONDOLEEZZA SEMIEN
Breaking Barriers
11:15
MYRA RICHARDSON
11:30 - 12:45
LUNCH 
Provided by Memphis Mac
1:00 
WORKSHOPS  Round 1
2:00 
WORKSHOPS Round 2
3:00 
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