Update September 2020: The health and safety of our students, schools, and communities are our top priority. The planning team is currently exploring virtual programming as an alternative to an in-person 2021 seminar.

In the event that we do not hold an in-person event in 2021, we will notify our students and schools by February 2021. The instructions to select a 2021 sophomore will be posted in February 2021. All school staff partners will receive an email at that time with more information.

When and where is EDGE 2021?

The dates and location of EDGE 2021 will are subject to change to prioritize the safety of our students and staff.

When: Friday, May 21, 2021 - Sunday, May 23, 2021
Where: California State University Maritime Academy in Vallejo, CA

Who speaks at EDGE?

EDGE features a variety of speakers, from motivational speakers, to community leaders, to panels of professionals in the non-profit sector.  It is important to note that EDGE does not take sides on politics or religion, and none of our speakers push a religious or political agenda on the students.  The speakers' aim is to teach, empower and motivate the students to become leaders in their local communities and in the world.

What kind of activities happen at EDGE?

At EDGE, students:

  • engage in team building exercises
  • learn from motivational speakers how to make an impact on their world
  • participate in communication work shops
  • improve public speaking skills
  • hear from inspiring community leaders
  • make new friends and join a lifelong network of professionals and passionate individuals

Registration Instructions

In the event that we are able to hold an in-person seminar, please follow these registration instructions

2020 Sophomores: We will require all 2020 sophomores to complete an updated 2021 Registration Form which we will use as an RSVP to confirm their availability to attend EDGE 2021. The official RSVP Registration Form will be sent out to 2020 sophomores in February 2021.

2021 Sophomores: Once you have been selected by your school, you will receive your 2021 Registration Form. School selections will begin in January 2021 and you will receive your Registration Form in February 2021. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Missed a deadline? Questions?

We want every student to attend!

If you missed the April 1, 2020 selection deadline to select a 2020 sophomore, please contact Raquel Mendoza at 510-408-6606 or registration@edgeyl.org.