2024 Massachusetts Youth Leadership Forum

Full Schedule

1:00-2:00pm — Peer Leader arrival and registration (2 Bolyston Place)

2:00-3:45pm — Peer Leader Orientation (2 Bolyston Place)

4:00-5:45pm — Peer Delegate arrival and registration (2 Bolyston Place)

5:30pm —Β Dorms

🚦 Transition to Bordy Theatre

6:00-7:00pm — Dinner (Bordy)

7:15-9:30pm — Orientation meeting (Bordy Theatre)

🚦 Transition to 2 Boylston Place

9:45Β — Nurse Check-ins (2 Boylston Place)

10:30pm — Quiet Hours in Residence Hall

🚦 Transition to Walker Cafe

9:00-9:45am — Breakfast (Walker cafe)

🚦 Transition to Bordy Theatre

10:15-11:15am — Opening Keynote (Bordy Theatre)

🚦 Transition to Little Building

11:30am-12:30pm — Workshop Series (Little)

  • 🟫 Room 224: New Deal for Youth (NY4D)
  • 🟦 Room 225: Pathways to Friendship
  • 🟨 Room 228: Identity intersectionality
  • πŸŸ₯ Room 241: Sensory Rm. & Nurse Station

🚦 Transition to Walker Cafe

1:00-1:45pm — Lunch (Walker cafe)

🚦 Transition to Little Building

2:00-4:00pm — Workshop Series, Employment Preparation (Little)

  • 🟫 Room 224: Find Your True Fire: The Cheatcode to Discovering Your Passions and Strengths
  • 🟦 Room 225: #TeachDisabilityHistory
  • 🟩 Room 226: PYD Access to Arts: Mural Project
  • 🟧 Room 227: Threads of Resilience – Building a New Tapestry of Support
  • 🟨 Room 228: CELEBRATE WHO YOU ARE!
  • πŸŸ₯ Room 241: Sensory Rm. & Nurse Station

🚦 Transition to Bordy Theatre

4:15-5:30pm — Choice Time/Wellness Block

🚦 Transition to Walker Cafe

6:00-6:45pm — Dinner (Walker cafe)

🚦 Transition to 2 Boylston Place

7:00-7:45pm — Dorm chill (2 Boylston Place)

🚦 Transition to Bordy Theater

8:00-9:45pm — Social event (Bordy Theatre)

🚦 Transition to 2 Boylston Place

9:45pm — Nurse Check-ins (2 Boylston Place)

10:30pm — Quiet Hours in Residence Hall (2 Boylston Place)

🚦 Transition to Walker Cafe

9:00-9:45am — Breakfast (Walker cafe)

🚦 Transition to Bordy Theatre

10:00-11:15am — Keynote from Kelsey Tainsh (Bordy Theatre)

🚦 Transition to Little Building

11:30am-12:30pm — Workshop Series (Little)

  • 🟦 Room 225: How to Interview for Jobs
  • 🟩 Room 226: Staying Organized at Work
  • 🟧 Room 227: Student Accessibility Services: High School to College Transition
  • 🟨 Room 228: Building Confidence, Skills, and Disability Pride by Creating Content
  • πŸŸ₯ Room 241: Sensory Rm. & Nurse Station

🚦 Transition to Walker Cafe

1:00-1:45pm — Lunch (Walker cafe)

🚦 Transition to Little Building

2:00-4:00pm — Workshop Series (Little)

  • 🟦 Room 225: Movement Fusion
  • 🟩 Room 226: PYD Access to Arts: Mural Project
  • 🟧 Room 227: Effective VS Non-Effective communication-How may I help you?
  • 🟨 Room 228: “What’s the Secret Sauce for Success? Executive Functioning” Executive Functioning Questionnaire and Strategies
  • πŸŸͺ Room 229: Resume Ready: Building Blocks for Your Professional Path!
  • πŸŸ₯ Room 241: Sensory Rm. & Nurse Station
  • 🍴 Kitchen: Cooking Class

🚦 Transition to Walker Cafe

4:15-5:00pm — Dinner and Prep for Red Sox Game (Bordy )

🚦 Transition to Bus

5:00pm — Busses to Fenway Park

🚌 Bus to Fenway Park

7:00-9:30pm — Boston Red Sox Game (Fenway Park)

🚌 Bus to Emerson College

9:45pm — Nurse Check-ins

10:30pm — Quiet Hours in Residence Hall (2 Boylston Place)

🚦 Transition to Walker Cafe

9:00-9:45am — Breakfast (Walker cafe)

🚦 Transition to Bordy Theatre

10:15-11:15am — Keynote from Jake Haendel (Bordy Theatre)

🚦 Transition to Little Building

11:30am-12:30pm — Workshop SeriesΒ  (Little)

  • 🟦 Room 225: Arts and Education Careers
  • 🟧 Room 227: Computer Science, Information Technology and Business Careers
  • 🟨 Room 228: Health Care and the Medical Profession
  • πŸŸͺ Room 229: Customer Service, Food Services, Hospitality, Human Services
  • πŸŸ₯ Room 241: Sensory Rm. & Nurse Station

🚦 Transition to Walker Cafe

1:00-1:45pm — Lunch (Walker cafe)

🚦 Transition to Bordy Theatre

2:00-4:00pmΒ — Film and Q&A: The Ride Ahead with Samuel and Dan Habib (Bordy Theatre)

🚦 Transition to Little Building

4:15-5:30pm — Choice Time/Wellness Block (Little)

🚦 Transition to Walker Cafe

6:00-6:45pm — Dinner (Walker cafe)

🚦 Transition to 2 Boylston Place

7:00-7:45pm — Dorm chill (2 Boylston Place)

🚦 Transition to Bordy Theatre

8:00-9:45pm — YLF Social (Bordy Theatre)

🚦 Transition to 2 Boylston Place

9:45pm — Nurse Check-ins (2 Boylston Place)

10:30pm — Quiet Hours in Residence Hall (2 Boylston Place)

🚦 Transition to Walker Cafe

9:00-9:45am — Breakfast (Walker cafe)

🚦 Transition to MA State House

10:00-12:30pm — Massachusetts State House Guided Tour and Panel (Room 428)

🚦 Transition to Walker Cafe

1:00-1:45pm — Lunch

🚦 Transition to Little Building

2:00-4:00pm — Workshop Series (Little)

  • 🟩 Room 226: PYD Access to Arts: Mural Project
  • 🟧 Room 227: Navigating Job Hunts and Mastering Mock Interviews
  • 🟨 Room 228: College Navigator Experience Easterseals-College Naviagtor Program
  • πŸŸͺ Room 229: Enhancing Community Accessibility with Ahoi
  • πŸŸ₯ Room 241: Sensory Rm. & Nurse Station
  • 🍴 Kitchen: Peruvian Plate

🚦 Transition to Bordy Theatre

4:15-5:45pm — Choice Time/Wellness Block

🚦 Transition to Walker Cafe

6:00-6:45pm — Dinner (Walker cafe)

🚦 Transition to 2 Boylston Place

7:00-7:45pm — Dorm chill (2 Boylston Place)

🚦 Transition to Bordy Theater

8:00-9:45pm — Social event (Bordy Theatre)

🚦 Transition to 2 Boylston Place

9:45pm — Nurse Check-ins (2 Boylston Place)

10:30pm — Quiet Hours in Residence Hall (2 Boylston Place)

🚦 Transition to Walker Cafe

9:00-9:45am — Breakfast (Walker cafe)

🚦 Transition to 2 Boylston Place

10:00-11:00am — Participant Room Pack Up

🚦 Transition to Little Building

11:15-12:15pm — Resource Fair (Little)

  • 🟦 Room 231: Jobs, Careers, and Training Opportunities
  • 🟧 Room 227: Skill Development and Post-Secondary Options
  • 🟨 Room 228: Social Life
  • πŸŸͺ Room 229: Independent Living
  • πŸŸ₯ Room 241: Sensory Rm. & Nurse Station

🚦 Transition to Bordy Theatre

12:30-1:00pm — Closing Ceremony at Bordy Theatre

🚦 Transition to Walker Building

1:15-2:00pm — Pack-up, check-out, and Family Pick Up