Karen Pittman to Deliver Samuel Halperin Lecture
On April 26, 2017, The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) and the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) will host the third annual Samuel Halperin Lecture and Youth Public Service Award in Washington, D.C.
This year's keynote will be the Forum's Karen Pittman. The lecture and youth award serve as an ongoing tribute to Samuel Halperin, who dedicated his life and career to improving youth education, workforce, and policy outcomes.
The Samuel Halperin Youth Public Service Award serves to recognize youth ages 18 to 24 who demonstrate the spirit of and commitment to public service and who have faced and overcome barriers and challenges to success. The winner of the essay competition will receive a cash prize of $1,000 and be asked to read his/her essay at the April event. The deadline for submission is 5:00pm on Friday, March 17. Visit here for more information on the event and the award.
February 10, 2017