Teen Takeover: Idea to Influence
Follow an idea from conception to innovation to influence. Learn how social media and other forms of technology have influenced popular culture and social innovation today.
CHM invites teens from across the Bay Area to join us from 5 to 9 p.m. on June 21 for a fun-filled night packed with activities, food, and music. Organized by CHM’s Teen Engagement Council (TEC), “Idea to Influence” is a free after-hours event that allows teens to explore the ways in which technology influences the past, present, and future of society. This event is open to the public. Teens and young adults will find lots to see and do throughout the night, and families of all ages are welcome.
The Teen Engagement Council at CHM fosters collaboration among teens to create, coordinate, execute, and promote events by teens for teens. “Idea to Influence” is an event aimed at paving the way for increased teen participation at CHM.
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