Norfolk Dropout Prevention Summit
The Norfolk summit was convened by Children of the Sun Athletic/Education Foundation, Inc, a grassroots organization entrenched in issues facing Norfolk’s youth. There were 400 students in attendance with 200 adults from important community sectors involved in a dialogue about issues important to young people regarding an effective education. Notable adults in attendance were Councilwoman Daun Hester, Honorable Judge Jerauld Jones and Dr. Stephen Jones, Superintendent of Norfolk Public Schools. Norfolk youth involved in planning the summit will also have significant input regarding post summit action planning strategies.