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Redefining [Youth] Learning - Virtual Conference
Lauren Robinson

"The conference showed me how I can get involved more and provided me with resources to reach out in my community," said OC conference attendee Allison Edwards.

On December 2, five Oakland Catholic GCI students - Allison Edwards, OCHS'21, Briana Caldwell, OCHS'22, Lianna Rishel, OCHS'21, Carmen DePasquale, OCHS'21 and Yolanda Yang, OCHS'22 - attended the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh's Redefining [Youth] Learning virtual conference. This day-long event featured in-depth sessions on social justice and community activism, highlighting the work of local, regional and global youth leaders. It also provided students with opportunities to gain skills and motivation to take action. Conference presenters included multiple local youth activists, nonprofit heads, and PA state representative Ed Gainey. "The conference showed me how I can get involved more and provided me with resources to reach out in my community," said OC conference attendee Allison Edwards.