2022 DBA ACADEMY TEEN SUMMIT RECAP
PRIOR DBA EMPOWERMENT SPEAKERS
ROBERT VANN • MAYOR CIERA DENT (STEELTON, PA) • GILLIAN SUMPTER • COUNCILMAN RALPH RODRIGUEZ (HARRISBURG, PA)
TIFFINEY L. HALL • DR. ANTHONY BURNETT SR. • MADONNA AWOTWI • STEFAN HAWKINS
There will be no minimum word requirements for the essay, nor minimum length for the video. Students in grades 8th - 11th will have the ability to fully express their views pertaining to the given prompt:
" What does the declaration of independence mean to me? "
What does this day consist of?
What can parents and students look forward to in 2023 ?
This weekend will consist of both mentorship and motivation. Students from across Pennsylvania will be transported to Washington D.C. to engage in sessions and interactive tours during this day of empowerment and activation.
Attendees and parents can expect to be entertained and empowered by local, regional, and national guests from various organizations and affiliations. During the event, attendees will be empowered, given necessary tools for life, and encouraged to declare that they hold the power to choose their future, and what better place to construct a declaration and implement personal rules and laws governing their lives than in the national capital where laws and declarations are made everyday governing the life of the people for the people.
The Great Declaration
• United States Capitol
• Howard University
• National Smithsonian (National Mall)
• Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, and Upscale Dinner Provided
• The White House *
(*Final details regarding The White House will be released to final students selected due to security precautions*)