City sets youth summit on leadership, entrepreneurial dev't

BAGUIO CITY – A youth summit aimed at enhancing youth leadership through character building and entrepreneurial development is set on Dec. 12-13, 7:30 a.m. to 5p.m. at the Baguio Convention Center.

Youth group leaders and members have been invited to the forum spearheaded by the city council through the committee on social services, women and urban poor chaired by Councilor Lilia Farinas and the committee on youth welfare and development under Councilor Michael Lawana.

It aims to empower the youth to develop their skills to achieve their full potential in relation to community development and improvement, according to city council secretary Brenner Bengwayan.

"It will also seek to bridge leadership and skills by developing entrepreneurship mindset and transforming positive change, engage the youth to take leadership role in organizing community-based activities the promote positive lifestyles and caring and enhance leadership and development amonth the youth," he said.

This is part of the series of summits and consultations being conducted by the city council to gather inputs and feedback from the various sectors of the city to guide them in framing laws.

Meanwhile the public consultation with the concessionaries in Burnham Park earlier scheduled for Dec. 5 has been reset to Dec. 11 8a.m. to 12 noon at the Sangguniang Panlungsod Session Hall. – Aileen P. Refuerzo

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