2013 Youth Leadership Conference


2013 Advocacy Conference
Archbishop Mitty Advocacy students are proud to host a Leadership Conference this upcoming February 2, 2013 for Catholic High School students in the Archdiocese of San Francisco and Diocese of San Jose.  The aim of this conference is to provide Bay Area Catholic students with the opportunity to collaborate and receive training on how to work with your legislators on issues pertinent to your community and Catholic Social Teaching.

What do I need to attend?

  • To be eligible you must attend an Archdiocesan of San Francisco or Diocese of San Jose High School.
  • Form a group of 5 or more students (for workshop training).
  • An adult staff member or teacher employed at your school.
  • Register your group in advance LINK
  • $10/person for registration




Event Details:

  • February 2, 2013 (tentative schedule below)
  • Location:  Archbishop Mitty H.S.
  • Cost:  $10 per person
  • Registration LINK

Sample Schedule:  (Tentative)

 9:30 a.m.      Registration                         Foyer

10:30 a.m.      Prayer Service                     Chapel

11:00 a.m.      Welcome                             Monarch Room

11:20 a.m.      Breakout Session 1              400 Wing

12:00 p.m.      Lunch/Social                       Monarch Room

12:45 p.m.      Breakout Session 2             400 Wing rooms

1:30 p.m.        Closing/Thank you             Chapel

Workshop Sessions:

  • Nonviolent conflict resolution with Diocesan Legislative leader
  • How to conduct a legislative meeting with senior aide from Lofgren’s office.
  • Human Trafficking research and public awareness development
  • Advocacy 101:  A-Z tutorial on getting started on your campus

If you have additional questions or would like to volunteer to participate in this year’s conference, please contact the Advocacy Coordinator, Michael Accorsi at maccorsi@mitty.com or call (408) 342-4389.  We look forward to seeing you – thank you!