County to host Youth Summit

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 County logo EL CENTRO  - Saturday, February 13, the Imperial County Probation Department and the Imperial County Juvenile Justice Commission will host the 6th Annual Youth Summit in El Centro.  The event will run from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Corfman Auditorium located at McCabe School.

The annual event is an opportunity to bring awareness to our youth and their families as to the resources within our communities and to educate them on the importance of an Education and Healthy Lifestyles.  This year’s keynote speaker is Fabian Debora, a counselor and mentor at Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, CA.  Mr. Debora will speak of his challenges living in East Los Angeles, his gang involvement, and how he has overcome those obstacles.  Mr. Debora began his art career in 1995 and has been showcased throughout the United States.  Mr. Debora uses his art as a vehicle to educate and influence people throughout his journey.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Grace Singh at gracesingh@co.imperial.ca.us or by calling (442) 265-2412 or Anjelica Matus at anjelicamatus@co.imperial.ca.us or by calling (442) 265-2357.

EVENT:                                 6th Annual Imperial County Youth Summit

 DATE/TIME:                        February 13, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 LOCATION:                         Corfman Auditorium, 701 West McCabe Road, El Centro, CA