Empowerment is theme of Saturday 'youth forum'

Palo Alto teens urged to come to Cubberley for iPad raffle, free dinner

Youth empowerment will be a theme at a Palo Alto Youth Forum Saturday that is free and open to all high-school students in the city.

Former Stanford dean, Santa Clara Superior Court Judge, artist and activist La Doris Cordell, Palo Alto Board of Education President Melissa Baten Caswell and City Council member Yiaway Yeh are among the headliners of the afternoon event sponsored by the Palo Alto Youth Collaborative.

The group is offering an iPad raffle, community service hours and free dinner to encourage teens to attend.

Sessions on improv, nutrition for athletes, suicide prevention and yoga are among the featured events.

The Youth Forum will run from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday (May 21) in Gym A of Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. For more information, call 650-329-2192.

— Palo Alto Weekly staff


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