UW-Green Bay to host High School Diversity Leadership Conference
The Green Bay Area Public School District will be holding the seventh annual Northeast Wisconsin High School Diversity Leadership Conference from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus.
The conference, “Choices and Attitudes for a Purposeful Life,” is open to all Wisconsin high school students. There will be a $125 registration fee per school team.
Guest presenter Manuel Scott, whose life story was featured in the film Freedom Writers, is scheduled to speak on the remarkable transformation that changed his life’s path. Scott’s message is one that has inspired, educated and empowered almost a million people, helping them make the most of their lives.
Tentative sectional offerings:
• African Dance – presented by Juliet Cole, UW-Green Bay
• GLBTQ – presented by Jesse Hefferen, Harmony Café, Appleton
• “Mementi Mori,” Lawton Gallery, UW-Green Bay – a series of large-scale photographs by Madison-based photographer Paul Baker Prindle
• Lummi/Rhythm Sticks – presented by Green Bay West High School students
• Oral Tradition/Storytelling – presented by Kay Huxford and Jackie Ninham
• “The Hidden Homeless” – presented by Eileen Littig