You Matter 2 Day to help youth discuss issues, develop leadership skills

Youth leadership organization You Matter 2 will host You Matter 2 Day from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 3.

The event at Heather Hill Elementary School, 1439 Lawrence Crescent in Flossmoor, is an opportunity for Chicago-area students in fourth through eight grade to participate in workshops that focus on bullying, self-esteem, education and clean water. 

There will be large group presenters and performers, breakout sessions, food, games and more. 

Participants will be able to engage with other like-minded individuals and discuss many different topics about issues that are faced all around the world today, organizers said. 

The event is designed to "equip participants with the tools to follow their dreams and passions, to volunteer, take action and help change the world."

Tickets are $20 and are available at www.youmatter2.org/registration-for-ym2-day.html. The fee covers the cost of a T-shirt and lunch for each participant.

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