March 8, 2019

2019 Educate to Liberate: Youth Social Justice Conference

Calling all area middle schoolers, high schoolers, and community members! Be empowered during this full day dedicated to learning and connecting around social justice.

This one-day conference will feature community builders, expert speakers, group panel discussions, and engaging activities, all happening throughout the Main Library, including: 

The Educate to Liberate conference goals are to:

  • Create space for youth to critically explore social justice topics
  • Inspire youth to use knowledge and skills to take action in their community, and the world
  • Equip youth with the necessary tools to address social justice issues
  • Connect youth to community builders and peers to establish networks for leading ongoing efforts for community and global transformation

Questions? Email Middle School Services Librarian Jose Cruz at

This conference is happening in connection with the Emerging Leaders Network, a component of the IMLS Triton Activating Community Opportunities. This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Event Type(s): Students Grades 6-12, Learn & Connect, Civic Learning

Age Group(s): Middle School, High School, Adults

Jose Cruz

(708) 383-8200 ext. 0