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Agents of Change

A Youth Leadership Conference October 12—14, 2018

Agents of Change conference

In the 1700s, ordinary people from all walks of life joined together in an American Revolution that changed the world. This was the beginning of an experiment that continues today and relies on the continued leadership and action of American citizens.

Agents of Change is an educational conference, bringing together high school teachers and students from across Virginia to focus on leadership, service and civic responsibility.  Students will be inspired to take action by developing projects to improve their community.

The conference will:

The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown will provide overnight accommodations, meals, a travel stipend, and programing at no cost to selected participants.

Participating Virginia teachers will be required to:


To apply for the Agents of Change Conference, please complete the application below.


By submitting your application, you are agreeing to provide several brief progress reports following the session during the school year.

Send a copy of your resume and letter of support from your principal to:

Pamela.pettengell@jyf.virginia.gov  or

Pam Pettengell
P.O. Box 1607
Williamsburg, VA 23187