This summer the Atlanta Community Food Bank will be offering two 4-day Youth Summits on Hunger and Poverty.

We are looking for students who:

  • Will be in the 9th through 12th  grade in 2012-2013
  • Have an interest in hunger/poverty issues
  • Are committed to service
  • Are interested in taking action within their own community.

As a part of the Youth Summit on Hunger and Poverty, students will:

  • Gain in-depth knowledge about local and national hunger and poverty issues
  • Participate in ACFB service projects, and learn about other community and government responses to hunger and poverty
  • Meet other students and make new friends
  • Enhance their college resumes or job applications
  • Identify and commit to a minimum of one hunger fighting action step in the coming school year
  • Receive 32 community service hours.

We are offering 2 sessions, and will accept 20 students per session.

  • Tuesday – Friday, June 12 – 15 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday – Friday, July 24 – 27  from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Participants MUST be available for the entire four-day program in order to be eligible. (There are no fees or costs for participants.)

Download the 2012 ACFB Youth Summit application

Deadline to apply: Friday, April 13, 2012.

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