The 2012 2nd Annual THRIVE Conference is open for registration! The conference will take place on the campus of Portland State University (PSU) from June 25th-June 29th. The conference is open to 13-19 year old Native youth across the country.
PSU’s Native American Student & Community Center
710 SW Jackson
Portland, OR 97201
Monday June 25, 2012 at 7:30 AM PDT
Friday June 29, 2012 at 1:00 PM PDT Add to my calendar
At the conference, participants will learn about the signs of suicide, the impacts of drug and alcohol abuse, how to be a resource for friends and family, and much more. Participants will also learn to positively express their emotions and feelings about these challenging topics through interactive, educational workshop tracks and the Gathering of Native Americans (GONA). The four tracks include film production, song writing & production, digital storytelling, and a health education & artwork track.
Registration is free and all meals Monday – Thursday and part of Friday will be provided. Travel, lodging, and parking costs are not covered by the conference hosts. Evening activities will also be included: a free night, dance, cultural sharing evening, and bowling! The hotel group rate block expires on May 23rd so act fast!!
Don’t forget to download the TWO REQUIRED documents that must be signed and returned by June 18, 2012. One is a chaperone consent form for each chaperone attending and the parent-teen form must be signed by each teen and their parent/guardian. Download these forms here!
Thank you for your interest and timely registrations. We all look forward to seeing you and/or your Tribal youth at the conference!