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February 24, 2023

SafeNest First Annual Advocate Conference


Unpacking the Teenage Brain: Preventing Violence and Victimization Before it Starts

SafeNest’s first annual prevention and education conference is designed to raise awareness, support educators and advocates on the front lines, and explore resources addressing the unique challenges facing teens today.

The conference will feature a nationally recognized keynote speaker, and three interactive education modules covering topics that include mental health, social media, substance abuse, LGBTQIA+ issues, pornography, and much more. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, as well as a community resource fair throughout the conference for future collaboration.

UNR North Campus
2320 McDaniel Street
North Las Vegas, NV 89030

Preliminary Conference Agenda

9:00 a.m. Check-In & Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks
10:15 a.m. Education Module I
11:10 a.m. Education Module II
Noon Lunch
1:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Chris Thomas, Co-Founder, The Defensive Line
The Defensive Line is a national nonprofit dedicated to ending the epidemic of youth suicide, especially for young people of color, by transforming the way we communicate and connect about mental health.

2:00 p.m. Education Module III
3:00 p.m. Panel Discussion/Q&A
3:45 p.m. Closing Remarks & Raffle