Catalyst Conference

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Catalyst 2014 Application has been released!

The annual Catalyst Conference brings a selected group of 100 high school students from across North Carolina to UNC-CH for a weekend-long exploration of social issues affecting American youth.

http://unccatalyst.wordpress.com

In light of the problems that have become increasingly prevalent among today's youth, we feel that Catalyst Conference serves a vital need. By gathering North Carolina's emerging leaders to discuss the sources of aggression and discontentment in our schools and communities, they will become better enabled to address this turmoil.

These 100 students will face a challenging task. They will be asked to view the world through the eyes of another and learn about the underlying similarities that connect us all. Through cultivating their leadership potentials, we prepare them to be catalysts for positive change in their own communities. 

Click here to download the 2014 Conference application, and also be sure to read over our invitation letter! Check out our website for more info about the 2014 Conference - student drop-off and pick-up sites and times, etc. Students, teachers, or counselors interested in the Catalyst Conference 2014, please contact the co-chairs for an application!

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Catalyst Conference has a $50 registration fee upon acceptance to the conference. Do not send the fee with the application. Also, we do offer financial aid if this registration fee presents a problem. Email unccatalyst@gmail.com to apply for financial aid. You can follow Catalyst on Twitter for updates about the 2014 conference, meetings, fundraising, and other Catalyst fun!

 

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Co-Chairs

Michael Wilson
wilsonms@email.unc.edu

Portia Polk
ppolk@email.unc.edu


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