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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.