RunDSM’s 2nd Annual Teen Summit

March 10, 2015

On Friday, January 30 and Saturday, January 31, over 200 youth from Des Moines Public Schools engaged in RunDSM's 2nd Annual Teen Summit, with the goal of creating safe spaces for teens to discuss issues facing their communities, brainstorming possible solutions and becoming ambassadors for change. During the summit, studentsĀ engaged in town hall meetings, artistic workshops, a documentary screening, and a public performance, focusing on the following topics chosen by youth in Urban Leadership at Central Campus: Race & Poverty, LGBTQ Rights, Police Brutality, and Women's Issues.

Huge shout-out to local photographer Eduardo Arana for capturing the festivities. Follow him on Instagram here!

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