Young WV Power Building Conference

Save the Date Young WV

REGISTER NOW for the Young WV Conference at Marshall University on September 14-16, 2018!

Are you 15-25 years old?  Do you work with/know a young person?

Want WV to be the coolest place to live, go to school and work?

Then this conference is for you!

REGISTER NOW and join a statewide movement of young people committed to making change within their communities in West Virginia.

At the Young WV Conference, you’ll find:

  • Youth-led breakouts on college readiness, voter engagement, racial justice, mental health, LGBTQ advocacy and more!
  • Young WV Policy Challenge
  • A chance to meet other young people from across the state excited about making change
  • Mini-grant opportunities for exisiting and forming OCOF  student chapters
  • Information on how to create a OCOF chapter in your school or organization

The cost of the conference is $40 per student; $25 for OCOF student chapter members and presenters and covers supplies, t-shirts, and meals.

Need a scholarship? Apply BEFORE you register… Click HERE for an application. Funds are limited, so apply soon. Contact Jennifer Wells if you have questions.

Need help arranging lodging or interested in low/no-cost group accomodations?  Contact Jennifer Wells with the subject line “Young WV lodging”.

Interested in volunteering? Contact Jennifer Wells with the subject line “Young WV volunteer”.

Become a sponsor to assist low-income students’ attendance at the conference. Email Kala Babu at or Jennifer Well with the subject line “Young WV sponsorship” for details.

For all other questions or to receive more info, email Jennifer Wells (