YOUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND CONTENT CREATORS CONFERENCE
YEDC
FRIDAY jULY 23, 2021 on Zoom
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For the eighth year, URGENT, Inc. presents the Virtual Youth Economic Development and Content Creators Conference (YEDC).


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!


WHO: Youth Entrepreneurs, Youth Creatives, Teen Programs, Summer Interns, Schools, and Summer Camps for teens between the ages of 14-18 and young adults up to age 21. Adult Chaperones and parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. 


WHAT: This high-energy, motivational, and educational day includes creative career exploration workshops, 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 Friday July 23, 2021 from 10:00am-4:00pm on Zoom


REGISTRATION: Suggested Donation $25; Free for youth ages 14-21

fEATURED KEYNOTE CONVERSATION
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John gibson

Vice President, External and Multicultural Affairs

John Gibson is one of the leading diversity, equity, and inclusion change agents in the country. In 2012, he established the Motion Picture Association’s DE&I program – working simultaneously to promote and highlight the association and its member studios’ multicultural initiatives, while also managing the MPA’s partnerships with national civil rights and multicultural groups as part of the association’s outreach to leading third-party organizations.

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jill Tracey

Radio Personality, WHQT Hot 105FM

Jill Tracey is one of the most trusted on-air personalities in South Florida. She is the host of the #1 rated community affairs program #HotTalkwithJillTracey, Lifestyle and entertainment editor of One Hot Minute with Jill Tracey. In addition to her on-air roles, Jill has the distinction of being one of South Florida’s most beloved and popular live event hosts with Cocktails with Jill, and a sought-after panelist and guest for community and corporate events. 

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cONFERENCE SESSIONS
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10:45AM - 11:40AM
Converting Free Digital Content into A Mega Money Machine

James Garcia

Entrepreneur


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11:45AM - 12:30PM
Truthful Storytelling While Black & Abroad: Film Screening and Discussion

Saliha Crespo

Just Saliha
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10:45AM - 11:40AM
Filmmaking 101
+ Casting 

Dominque Seward

Seward Studios


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11:45AM - 12:30PMLess
Branding Your Voice
Into MILLIONS

La'Shondra Johnson

EXTRAordinary Youth

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Gen Z Leadership for Entrepreneurs: 10 Ways to be About Your Business

Walter Johnson Overtown Children and Youth Coalition

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11:45AM - 12:30PM
The Future Is Yours! Controlling and Enhancing your Digital Footprint

Blair Castro

Shook PR

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10:45AM - 11:40AM
telling Your Story Through Comics: hear from young creators

Chivas Davis

Paint With Faith

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BUSINESS PITCH cOMPETITION

1:00PM-2:25PM

Teen competitors present their business ideas and compete for prizes. 

JUDGES

LaShondra JohnsonPitch It 

Ernest Ruffin, Young Entrepreneurz Solutions (YES)

Walter Johnson, Overtown Children & Youth Coalition

Victoria Beauville, Beauty by Victoria B. 

Erick Gavin, Center for Black Innovation

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TEEN TALK SHOW

2:30PM-4:00PM

Hear what young voices have to say about today's hot topics, current events, life experiences and the issues that are affecting them the most today. 


Host, Jill Tracey, Hot 105 FM

Co-Host, Monica Bissainthe, URGENT, Inc.

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