East San Jose, CA Community Summit


San Jose, CA

Event Name

2015 Youth Summit

Event Description

The UWSV Youth Summit will mobilize, empower and energize high school youth in East San Jose to achieve their highest potential. From opening up doors to future career opportunities waiting for them in Silicon Valley through STEM based workshops to taking them through a transformative journey on how to become social change agents – we hope to cultivate future young leaders in our community. Through partnerships with notable organizations such as Girls Who Code, Teach For America, & Youth Seed – United Way Silicon Valley will mobilize these opportunities into a single day, giving youth the chance to learn actual skills that will change their mindset on higher education and their future endeavors.  

Event Date and Time

Saturday – May 2, 2015

9:00am to 3:00pm

Event Location

Heard Museum
Mount Pleasant High School
1750 S. White Road
San Jose, CA 95127

Convening Organization


Registration website: https://uwsvyouthsummit.eventbrite.com

Hashtags, website, Twitter, etc:

#UWSVYouthSummit #IamtheI #LiveUnited

Additional Details

Local Sponsors & Co-Conveners:  

Girls Who Code

Teach for America

Tech Museum of San Jose

Youth Seed

Keynote Speaker(s): Jaime Carias, Civic Engagement Coordinator for the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and co-founder of College Success Services