VIRTUAL YEDC 2020

YOUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE (YEDC)

SAVE THE DATE  JULY 23-24, 2020

Teens this event is for you! YEDC is an opportunity to invest in yourself by meeting new people, exploring new career paths and challenging what you know about the 21st Century skills you need to take charge of your future!


For the  sixth year, URGENT, Inc. presents the Youth Economic Development Conference (YEDC). For 2020 YEDC will be held virtually through ZOOM. YEDC is the premier career exploration conference for youth.


WHO ATTENDS: Teen programs, summer interns, youth groups, and youth leaders to join us for this exciting virtual youth conference!

WHAT TO EXPECT: This high-energy, motivational, and educational day includes career workshops in high growth industries, youth arts expos, entertainment, and competitions. Youth will exchange, learn, connect and collaborate with successful professionals, entrepreneurs, and educators.

WHEN: The conference will take place on Thursday and Friday July 23-24, 2020 from 11:00am-3:00pm on Zoom. Free for youth ages 14-21. 

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MEET OUR SPEAKERS
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felecia Hatcher, CEO Code Fever
Keynote Day 1- Thursday July 23, 2020
11:00am

Felecia Hatcher is a White House Award winning entrepreneur, badass business rainmaker,

bestselling author of Start your Business on a Ramen Noodle Budget, globally sought-after

speaker, media darling, mother, and Founder of Tribe CoWork and Urban Innovation Lab,

Code Fever and BlackTechWeek. Breathe... She is also the rather awesome former Chief

Popsicle at Feverish Pops, a gourmet ice pop boutique and manufacturing brand with a

Fortune 500 client roster that would make your head spin prior to becoming an entrepreneur

Felecia was a marketing executive working for big brands like Nintendo, Sony, Wells Fargo,

Mckee Foods and the NBA.   


THIS SESSION IS POWERED BY CODE FEVER

tBA
keynote Day 2
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fELECIA HATCHER, FOUNDER CODE FEVER
Keynote day 1

                                                                           jalyn Emil Hall, Actor
                                                                           Keynote Day 2- Friday July 24, 2020
                                                                           11:00am

Jalyn Emil Hall is an American actor who portrays Dillon James in a starring role on CW's All American. He is known for his roles on Star, Black-ish, NCIS: Los Angeles, The House with a Clock in Its Walls and Shaft just to name a few. Jaylyn started his career at the earlier age of six, he has always had a passion to become an all around entertainer. After several years of perfecting his craft by attending AGI Entertainment for two years in Atlanta, GA studying Triple Threat. In 2018 Jalyn was presented an opportunity to guest star on Black’ish and shortly after he and his mother relocated to Los Angeles, CA jump starting his youthful career. Jalyn continues to work and strive hard to become a beacon in the film industry and his community(s). Jalyn vows to continue his giveback efforts when it comes to back to school drives and feeding the homeless with no expiration date. 


THIS SESSION IS POWERED BY HALL OF FAME, INC.

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SESSIONS DAY 1

Thursday July 23, 2020

SESSION A
1:00PM-2:00PM

MICRO-SKILL DEVELOPMENT

Branding You! Crafting Your Personal Brand Using Social Media

Presented By Erica Cherelus, URGENT, Inc.
SESSION B
1:00PM-2:00PM

CAREER EXPLORATION

Careers in Travel, Tourism & Hospitality


Presented By Connie Kinnard, Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau
 
SESSION C
1:00PM-2:00PM

CAREER EXPLORATION

Creative Careers 
& Internships


Presented By Darwin Rodriquez, Perez Art Museum Miami  (PAMM)

sESSION D
1:00PM-2:00 PM

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Making Money Moves: Practical Money Management for Teens


Presented by Tony renesca, Business Teacher, Booker T. Washington SHS & Investor
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SESSION A
2:00PM-3:00PM

mICRO-SKILL DEVELOPMENT

Creating Your Personal Brand Pitch

Presented By La'Shondra Johnson, EXTRAordinary Youth
 
SESSION B
2:00PM-3:00PM

CAREER EXPLORATION

Youth Entrepreneurship: Hearing from Youth Entrepreneurs

Presented By Daniel Williams, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE); Sade Jackson, Crown Your Inspiration; Aileen Alon, Venture Cafe Miami
 
SESSION C
2:00PM-3:00PM

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Making Money Moves: Practical Money Management For Teens

Presented By Tony Renesca, Investor And Teacher, Booker T. Washington SHS 


 
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sESSIONS DAY 2

friday July 25, 2020

 friday July 24, 2020
1:00pm- 2:00pm
Moderator, Dr. Sharifah Lee

JUDGES
Leigh Ann Buchanan, Venture Cafe | Henry Crespo, Sr., uRGENT Inc. orlando  Espinosa, Emineo Media | tony Renesca
Keon Williams , Urban Philanthropies


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2:00pm-3:00pm
Friday July 24, 2020


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