April 28th, 2024 | Bay Area

Youth Listening Summit

Empowering Youth Voices

About the Youth Listening Summit

Join us at the Greenlining Institute in Downtown Oakland on April 28th, 2024 from 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for a Waffle/Pancake Brunch and a day of empowering discussions. Youth leaders will facilitate discussion sessions on critical issues affecting the youth in the Bay Area. Connect, engage, have fun, and make your voice heard!

Any inquiries should be directed to Jora Trang at jtrang@worksafe.org or Najorae Trang-Kwina at najoraetrangkwina@gmail.com or @youth.listening.summit on Instagram.

Event Schedule & Activities

Program Overview

12 PM
PRogram Start ICe breaker & waffle brunch
1:30 PM
Facilitated Youth Discussion on critical topics
2:30 PM
2:40 PM
mentored talking points creation
3:30 PM
listening session with council members
4:30 PM
pizza party!!! Open mic, double-dutch, celebration!

Engage in impactful discussions and activities while networking with other youth in the community. Join us for an unforgettable event!

Youth Facilitators

Meet Our Awesome Youth Facilitators


Urban Peace Movement. Loves hikes & hanging out with friends.


Loves sweets & whataburgers!


Zeta youth group. Actress! Loves to read!


Oakland Diamond Divas. Loves dancing and shopping with ‘lil sis!


Meet Our Inspiring Change-Makers

Nikki Fortunato Bas

District 2, Council President

Lilia Garcia-Brower

California Labor Commissioner

Carroll Fife

District 3, Council Member

Mia Bonta

Assemblymember, 18th District

Debra Lee

Cal OSHA Acting Chief

What we’ll be doing


Join Us


Join us for a Waffle Brunch & Leadership Engagement on Critical Issues to YOU


Inviting Community Leaders to Support by Listening to Youth share their opinions & recommendations.


Collaborate with us to provide academic or extra credit to attending students.


Special community grant to support Black Youth attendance.
Meet the Organizers

Behind the Summit

Worksafe’s Black Worker Initiative

Championing self-determination and sustainable work environments for Black workers.

Organizational Leaders & Vendors

Learn more about the amazing organizations joining us as partners for this event.

Educational Advisors

Our partners were instrumental to helping us design the educational curriculum.

Workers Memorial Day

This event is held in commemoration of Workers Memorial Day to highlight the importance of Youth Awareness & Activism around issues of workplace rights.

Community Partners & Supporters

We are so grateful to our community partners who have contributed time, expertise, or donations for our event.

Changing lives one jump at a time.

Labor Occupational Health Program of UC Berkeley

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Ready to Empower Youth Voices?

Join the Movement Today

Engage, learn, and lead with us at the Youth Listening Summit. Book your tickets now!

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