Phoenix, AZ Community Summit

Community

Phoenix, Arizona

Event Name

“Reclaiming Youth Talent” Phoenix Education Summit

Event Description

Identifying and leveraging the unique strengths of local educational institutions, employers, community groups, and government to increase high school graduation and college completion rates in Phoenix. The summit will discuss strategies for empowering more young people to graduate from high school on time and ready for college and careers through mentorship, internships, and leadership development. 

Event Date and Time

Friday, April 10, 2015

10:30am – 2:30pm

Event Location

Heard Museum
2301 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Convening Organization

Degree Phoenix, http://www.degreephoenix.org/: a partnership among the City of Phoenix, Phoenix Union High School District, and Maricopa County Community College District. 

Hashtags, website, Twitter, etc:

#Gradnation

Additional Details

Local Sponsors & Co-Conveners:  GE Foundation and The National League of Cities

Keynote Speaker(s): Blair Taylor, Chief Community Officer, Starbucks

Featured Speaker(s):

Greg Stanton, Mayor, City of Phoenix

Jeff Appel, Deputy Undersecretary, US Department of Education

Eileen Kein, president, Arizona Board of Regents

Jerry M. Fuentes, President, AT&T Arizona/New Mexico

Kim Covington, President & CEO, Covington Company, emcee