Calling all youth to join us April 20-21, 2018! Come be inspired to overcome struggle and influence your world! The conference will include games and recreation, performances by incredible hip hop artists (featuring a new show by Legacy 1), as well as presentations by Tarrant Cross Child (Ambassador for New Balance), Crystal Lavallee (Founder of I Am Compelled), as well as testimonies by local youth about overcoming difficulty and impacting their world!

conference details:

Friday, April 20th
6-7:00pm Registration/ Recreation
7-8:30pm Main Session - Overcome
8:30-8:45pm - Break
8:45-9:30pm - Johner Boys Concert

Saturday, April 21st
9:00am - Doors Open
9:30-11:00am - Main Session - Inspire
11:00-11:15am - Break
11:15am-12:00pm - Break Out Sessions
12:00pm-1:00pm - Lunch
1:00-1:45pm- Break Out Sessions
1:45-2:00pm - Break
2:00-3:30pm - Main Session - Influence


Breakout Sessions
Brooke Nicholls - Worship artist Workshop: Who am I?
Cheryl McManus - Founder of girl365 Workshop: I Declare
Greg & Chantel Denie - Hip hop artists/ motivational speakersWorkshop: Hip Hop Dance
Open Door Society - Refugee Stories of Resilience

Crystal Lavallee - Founder of I Am Compelled CanadaWorkshop: Live With Confidence & Get Results
Dallas Pelly - Indigenous Education Coordinator Workshop: Racial Reconciliation
Joshua Singh - Connections Pastor at Elim Church Workshop: Lemons to Lemonade
Rachel Van Poele - Behaviour therapist at Saskatoon Autism Services Workshop: Learning to ThriveRachel Van Poele - Behaviour therapist at Saskatoon Autism Services Workshop: Learning to Thrive
Paula Collins & Jasmyn Pingue- Owner of Masala Model & Model Scout Workshop: Act like a Lady; Be a Gentleman

Brandon Weibe - Financial advisor & leadership consultant Workshop: Happy/Sad Theory
Evan Peters - Saskatoon Youth for Christ Director Workshop: Floor Hockey
Teena Michelle - Artistic Expression Workshop: Express Yourself!
Stefan Scott - High School Teacher Workshop: Let's Make a Robot!
Treblemakers - Workshop: Swing Dance

Deloris Netmaker/Karen Bird - Workshop: Indigenous Perspectives/Leading Youth

The Inspire YXE Youth Conference is taking place at Elim Church in Saskatoon (419 Slimmon Road).

Food and Drinks
Tuck Shop - There will be a tuck shop where attendees can purchase food and drinks. Hot dogs ($1/ each) and hanburgers ($2/ each will be on sale at lunch time!

Event Organizers
Elim Church and Child of The Cross Ministry
Elim Church, Contact Kaitlyn Cey at
Child of the Cross Ministries, Contact Tarrant Cross Child at

Fundraising Goals for Conference
Our current goal is to raise $30,000 by March 10th to cover the costs of the Conference. Funds for conference will go towards speakers/presenters, sound/lighting, promotional material, prizes, printed materials, swag bags, 360° video production and food and beverages.

Calls to Action
Inspire YXE initiatives are in alignment with the Canadian Government's call to action for Canadian schools, businesses and organizations to implement anti-racist education and support programming designed to support “Truth and Reconciliation” in Canada.

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