For ten years, Todd Stewart has been the executive director of a non-profit summer program for "at risk" youth from central Massachusetts. He will speak on youth engagement and empowerment.
Jeanelle Wheeler is a graduating senior at Auburn High School where she plays in the marching band as well as on the varsity tennis team. Jeanelle's unique outlooks on education, tolerance, and social justice have led her to great triumphs in her community at a very young age.
Brian Kennedy is the school safety officer for Auburn Public Schools. Mr. Kennedy will speak about the ways in which young people can "be the change" to combat a culture of bullying.
Sonja Jasinski is a portrait photographer from Newburyport, Massachusetts. Ms. Jasinski will speak about youth resiliency.
Nicole Garry is a graduating senior at Auburn High School where she is the president of the Student Council and the president of the Invisible Children club. Ms. Garry will speak about the power of film making beyond fame and fortune by stressing the importance of youth activism.