Risky Business Action Summit


Nov 14 2017




Iowa State University, Scheman Building

For 30 years YSS has hosted the Risky Business Conference, which originated out of a need to bring youth, families, community members, and subject matter experts together to solve problems. These conferences generated best practices, innovative ideas, and a positive climate for youth and adults to work in tandem to build better communities.

Historically, the focus has been to raise awareness, empower youth, and facilitate partnerships that would encourage greater community and youth engagement. This year the program has been reimagined to take the conference to the next level of action.

The 2017 Risky Business Action Summit places greater emphasis on teams of youth and adults creating an action plan to address an issue facing youth in the community. Many teams have already begun strategizing around their issue and the progress won’t stop at the end of the summit. There will be opportunities for on-going support from YSS staff and a newly created learning community where people can learn from one another. 

This is an exciting new vision for Risky Business and we’re sure to see greater partnerships and emerging youth leaders impacting communities throughout Iowa. There’s still time to register!  Click on the RSVP link to the left.

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