"Eighth grade is a pivotal year for young adults. Between growing, learning and unwanted acne, it can often be difficult for new teenagers to navigate life and plan ahead.Read the Full Article
To help with that, Kaiser Permanente hosted its fourth annual Empower Youth Summit at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom on Tuesday. The annual event aims to inspire Vallejo’s eighth graders — about 575 of them — to learn about “overcoming obstacles, developing leadership skills, mental health and wellness, career development, peer pressure, bullying and goal setting.”
...The guests included Apple Software Engineer Austin Flores, TikTok Communications Specialist Elena Saavedra, Salesforce Lead Solution Engineer Frances, Rhymes with Reason’s Austin Martin, Patrick Willis, and rapper-producer Doug E. Fresh."