“United For Change” is Theme for Riverside County Student Unity Conference

Dr. Bernice King, Jesse LeBeau, and Clint Pulver to serve as keynote speakers at event exclusively available to high school students in Riverside County

Riverside County Student Unity ConferenceRIVERSIDE – The daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a celebrity teen coach, and a professional drummer will highlight the motivational lineup of speakers set for the Riverside County Student Unity Conference on Tuesday, October 29, at the Riverside Convention Center (3637 5th Street, Riverside, CA  92501).

“The Student Unity Conference is for students who are interested in unlocking the potential in themselves and bringing out the best in everybody around them,” said Riverside County Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Judy D. White. “We are stronger when we focus on what unites us instead of what divides us, and this free conference is perfect for students who want to be the change in their world.”

The event is free and open to students attending comprehensive public high schools in Riverside County. Interested students should inquire with their school counselor or principal about the limited number of seats available to each public high school. The deadline to RSVP for the event is Friday, October 11.

Keynote speakers include:

Be the Change

Dr. Bernice KingDr. Bernice A. King
Chief Executive Officer of Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolence Founder, Be a King. Author of Hard Questions, Heart Answers

Through her work at The King Center, Dr. King educates youth and adults about the nonviolent principles modeled by her parents. As part of the Center’s Nonviolence 365 education and training initiative, she launched Students with King, which enables students to interact with King family members, as well as those who knew and/or worked with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King. Dr. King is an innovative, energetic, and committed leader dedicated to taking her parents’ legacy and teachings, The King Center, and the work of creating a more peaceful, just, human world with Nonviolence 365 into a new era.

The Attitude Advantage

Jesse LeBeauJesse LeBeau
The Celebrity Teen Coach

In life, we all face hardships, challenges, and road blocks at times. A perpetual underdog himself, Jesse offers a unique perspective on why suffering, when viewed through the correct lens, can become the biggest strength and greatest asset. Jesse’s highly entertaining and interactive style creates an engaging experience helping students to understand how their unique personal story is their greatest untapped resource. Students will learn how to build stronger relationships, achieve goals, and increase productivity, all while building trust and having a deeper positive impact on others.

The Significant Student Leader: How to Live Life By Design

Clint PulverClint Pulver
Motivational Speaker, Professional Drummer, Actor, and Pilot

“It’s not about being the best in school. It’s about being the best FOR the school.” In this entertaining and incredibly impactful keynote address, Clint explains that there is a difference between being a successful student leader and a Significant Student Leader. He will provide actionable steps on how to achieve the best in others and become a significant student leader. Clint will share powerful stories that help students discover their passions, get specific on goals, and learn how to identify their purpose in life. He will reveal that the secret is learning how to live a life by design, not by default, and that the choices made today will plant the seed for tomorrow’s opportunities.

In addition to the keynote speakers, multiple breakout sessions will be available for students to learn from subject matter experts in the areas of:

  • Kindness, character, and relationships
  • Leadership and storytelling
  • Surviving homelessness
  • Teamwork and the power of listening
  • Building mental and emotional wellness
  • Promoting positive change through civic engagement

For more information on the event, please visit the Riverside County Student Unity Conference website.