The NY/SC will connect you with an experienced JACL member whose one-on-one mentorship can make the National Convention experience more approachable and understandable for those who may not have been to National Convention before. We will work to pair you with a mentor from your district or chapter and throughout the program there will be an emphasis on opportunities to remain engaged with JACL after convention. The NY/SC will also invite youth in the Mentorship program to join a pre-convention conference call and will be available for general questions throughout convention.
What the NY/SC will do:1. Organize a pre-convention conference call to prepare youth attendees for convention2. Provide guidance during convention3. Coordinate activities for mentorship pairs4. Organize a meeting between you and your NY/SC representative (if possible)
What you need to do:1. Attend the 2018 National Convention2. Be interested and curious in JACL
What you will get:1. Learn about opportunities to engage with JACL after convention2. Gain more information and background on JACL activities before and during convention3. Meet JACL youth leaders from across the country4. Make important connections and make one-on-one contact with experienced JACL members5. Before and during convention, connect with other youth and hear about current issues in JACL