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Theme: "Be the change."

This event occurred on
November 15, 2013
5:00am - 7:00am EST
(UTC -5hrs)
Auburn, MA
United States

Student organizers were inspired by Gandhi's iconic words of wisdom: "Be the change you wish to see in the world." Speakers will present on the subject of youth empowerment.

10 Swanson Road
Auburn, MA, 01501
United States
Event type:
Youth (What is this?)
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Todd Stewart

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

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

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

Sonja Jasinski is a portrait photographer from Newburyport, Massachusetts. Ms. Jasinski will speak about youth resiliency.

Nicole Garry

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.

Organizing team


Auburn, MA, United States
  • Wendy Walsh
    AMS Academic Support Staff
  • Michele Prunier
    AMS Art Director
  • Abigail Randall
    Student Art Curator
  • Coleson Hammond
    Student Technology Support Director