MMEC Youth Leadership Summit. Leaders In Training. 1 Year Anniversay Celebration


The MMEC program, designed to empower youth through Mental well-being, Mindfulness, Emotional Intelligence, and Self-care, is a transformative journey aimed at nurturing resilience and self-empowerment. By equipping young leaders with essential life skills, this program fosters mental strength, cultivates self-confidence, and fortifies their ability to navigate life’s challenges. Through a holistic approach that includes interactive workshops, expert insights, and peer support, participants will discover the tools they need to thrive in both their youth and adulthood, ultimately leading them to a life of well-being and purposeful leadership.


“MMEC” (Mental Well-being, Mindfulness, Emotional Intelligence, and Self-Care)

This youth leadership summit is a celebration of the 1- Year anniversary of the Leaders in Training program. To effectively implement these critical life skills and empower youth to maximize their mental strength, build confidence, and become more resilient, consider the following strategies:

1. Structured Workshops:

  • Break the “MMEC” workshop into several structured sessions, each focusing on one aspect (mental well-being, mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and self-care). This allows participants to delve deeply into each area.

2. Expert Facilitators:

  • Invite experts or experienced facilitators in mental health, mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and self-care to lead the respective sessions. Their insights and guidance can be invaluable.

3. Interactive Activities:

  • Incorporate interactive activities, group discussions, and hands-on exercises to engage participants actively in the learning process.

4. Real-Life Scenarios:

  • Use real-life scenarios and case studies that resonate with the youth. This makes the content relatable and applicable to their daily lives.

5. Practical Tools and Techniques:

  • Provide practical tools and techniques for managing stress, improving mindfulness, and enhancing emotional intelligence. These could include breathing exercises, journaling, and mindfulness practices.

6. Personal Goal Setting:

  • Encourage participants to set personal goals related to mental well-being, mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and self-care. Help them create actionable plans to achieve these goals.

7. Peer Support and Sharing:

  • Create a supportive environment where participants can share their experiences, challenges, and successes. Peer support can be powerful in promoting resilience and self-awareness.

8. Empowerment and Self-Advocacy:

  • Empower youth to find their voice and advocate for their mental well-being. Teach them effective communication skills and how to seek help when needed.

9. Resilience Building:

  • Discuss resilience as a key life skill. Help participants understand that setbacks and challenges are a part of life, and resilience involves bouncing back and learning from these experiences.

10. Self-Care Plans:

  • Guide participants in creating personalized self-care plans. Encourage them to prioritize self-care activities that promote mental well-being.

11. Mindfulness Practices:

  • Introduce mindfulness practices such as meditation, journaling, and mindful breathing. These can help participants manage stress and improve focus.

12. Follow-Up and Support:

  • Offer resources and ongoing support after the workshop. Provide information about local mental health services and organizations that can assist if needed.

13. Evaluation and Feedback:

  • Collect feedback from participants to assess the impact of the workshop. Use this feedback to refine future programs.

Remember that the goal is to empower youth with practical skills they can apply in their daily lives. The “MMEC” workshop should not be a one-time event but a catalyst for ongoing personal growth and well-being. Encouraging participants to continue practicing these skills and to support one another in their journeys to living the highest quality of life, both in their youth and into adulthood.

1. Youth Leadership Summit:

  • Morning Session (9 am – 12 pm):
    • Welcome and Introduction to the Summit.
    • Building Confidence and Mental Strength.
    • Breakout Workshops:
      • Mental Well-being Strategies.
      • Mindfulness and Stress Management.
    • Group Activities and Icebreakers.
  • Lunch Break (12 pm – 1 pm):
    • Provide a healthy lunch for participants.
    • Encourage networking and interaction among attendees.
  • Afternoon Session (1 pm – 4:00 pm):
    • Emotional Intelligence Workshop.
    • Self-care Techniques and Practices.
    • Panel Discussion: Youth Stories of Resilience.
    • Group Reflection and Goal Setting.
    • Closing Remarks and Celebration of Achievements.

Regardless of the specific date, ensure the following for each summit:

  • Clear communication about the schedule and location.
  • Registration process for participants to select their preferred summit date.
  • Provide materials and resources for each workshop and session.
  • Opportunities for participants to ask questions and engage with presenters.
  • A method for collecting feedback from participants to improve future events.
  • Support and encouragement for participants to continue their personal development journeys beyond the summit.

Each summit should leave participants feeling inspired, equipped with valuable life skills, and motivated to continue their growth as leaders.

Each Summit date must have a minimum of 20 registrations to run the workshop.

For registration please call 780-512-5805 to check availability on the Youth Summit Dates you want to register with.