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Inspire Youth Conference

July 30, 2022
8:30am – 5:00pm

University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

Featuring Keynote Speakers Chris Herren & Jessie Funk

Chris Herren & Jessie Funk

Early Registration: $75 (ends 3/31/22)
Regular Registration: $100 (ends 6/30/22)
Group Rate: 4 or more at $80/per person. (Must register together.)

Download & print the flyer here.

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Conference Details

Inspire is a one day youth empowerment conference open to high school students from across the country. The conference is designed to inspire students to be their best selves by strengthening leadership and personal wellness skills. Activities focus on healthy choices, decision-making, stress management, self-care and empowerment. The goal is to empower students to be leaders in their communities and live healthy, fulfilling lives, substance-free.

The conference includes:

  • Keynote Speakers
  • Wellness Workshops
  • Team Building
  • Leadership Development
  • Swag Bags
  • Table Prizes & More!!

Open to all students entering Grade 9 -12 & advisors.

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About the Keynote Speakers

Chris Herren

Chris Herren

Former professional basketball player, Chris Herren, has spoken to over one million students, athletes and community members, sparking honest discussions on the topics of substance use disorder and wellness. As a person in long-term recovery, Chris shares his story nationally with a focus on prevention education, challenging audiences to rethink how we look at the disease of addiction – changing the focus from the last day to the first.

Learn more about Chris Herren.

Jessie Funk

Jessie Funk

As a professional youth speaker for 18 years, reaching over one million teens in high schools and leadership conferences across the country, Jessie takes a research-based approach to teach the importance of making good choices. She gives students four proven tools that can take their lives from average to extraordinary. She does all this while sharing personal, hilarious stories and dynamic pop music.

Learn more about Jessie Funk.

Attendees Traveling From Outside the Area

Airport Information:  The airport closest to URI is TF Green International Airport (PVD) outside of Providence.

Hotel Options:  Hotels closest to the URI campus: (We do not have a block of rooms reserved.)

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