Youth Summit


Teens around South Carolina are becoming community leaders by making healthy change happen and taking a stand on other important issues. From making parks safe and available to people with disabilities to helping churches focus on health, teens are making a difference in the lives of thousands of people! Join us for the 8th Annual Youth Summit online and discover how you can influence change in your community.

Eat Smart Move More South Carolina and the HYPE Project are hosting the 8th Annual Youth Summit on May 21st through June 11th! To protect the health of attendees, this year’s event will be virtual. Each week beginning May 21st, participants will hear youth and community leaders talk about coping with stress caused by the coronavirus, youth engagement tactics, and healthy eating and active living strategies to improve the health of communities.

The four-part Youth Summit will feature leaders in youth engagement, as well as fun and relaxing activities you can use to ease your mind and help you handle stress.

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Keynote Speaker
Walter Clyburn Reed
June 11th

Walter is a member of Jack and Jill of America. He graduated from Coastal Carolina University with bachelors of science degree. Walter has worked as an organizer on the James Smith and Pete Buttigieg and Jamie Harrison/Biden campaigns. He is still in talks with both campaigns due to the Coronavirus.

Walter is the grandson of Congressman James Clyburn. His dream is to continue to do his best to carry on the family name & businesses of public service, bettering the community, and serving others with love and kindness in this dark time we are currently encountering.

He is also an actor/model for DeAbreu Modeling and has been featured in multiple magazines, shows, and commercials. His hobbies include playing golf, reading political novels, and watching Netflix. Walther is engaged to Kashmir Imani, who is also a Political Organizer.