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U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, Representing the 30th District of Texas

CONGRESSWOMAN EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON INVITES YOUTH TO APPLY FOR THE 5TH ANNUAL YOUTH SUMMIT & DIVERSITY DIALOGUE

May 27, 2011
Press Release

CONGRESSWOMAN EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON INVITES YOUTH TO APPLY FOR THE 5TH ANNUAL YOUTH SUMMIT & DIVERSITY DIALOGUE

Dallas, TX (Friday, May 27, 2011)- Congresswoman Johnson announces that she is now accepting applications for her 5th Annual Youth Summit & Diversity Dialogue that will be held on the campus of Southern Methodist University on August 9, 2011.

All participants in the summit will have a full day of diversity and cultural awareness education. The day starts with the opening ceremony where students hear from an engaging panel of speakers and then break out into groups and rotate between hands-on workshops.

The 5th Annual Youth Summit & Diversity Dialogue will have 50 open slots for students between the ages of 13-17 from the DFW Metroplex. Space is limited, so interested students should apply immediately. Students who are interested in this opportunity should: complete an application, write a one page essay, and obtain 2 letters of recommendation to be considered.  

“Each year, I hold the Youth Summit & Diversity Dialogue to foster diversity and stimulate dialogue about cultural competence in our youth,” said Congresswoman Johnson. “This day-long summit gives students the opportunity to increase awareness, recognize differences, and adopt new solutions that promote mutual understanding.”

To apply for the 2011 Youth Summit & Diversity Dialogue, please visit this page. Deadline for the application is June 30, 2011.

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U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson is Ranking Member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology. She is also the highest-ranking Texan on the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. She represents the 30th Congressional District of Texas that includes Downtown Dallas, Fair Park, Oak Lawn, Turtle Creek,Old East Dallas, Pleasant Grove, & South Oak Cliff; all of Balch Springs, DeSoto, Hutchins, Lancaster & Wilmer and parts of Cedar Hill, Duncanville, Ferris, Glenn Heights and Ovilla.