Multicultural Outreach & Recruitment

Young, Gifted & Black

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YGB utilizes African American history and culture in such a way that motivates and empowers attendees to take control of their future. The purpose of this conference is to promote positive self-esteem, social consciousness, and cultural awareness, while simultaneously emphasizing the importance of higher education. We hope that the workshops and interactions with current African American UW students, staff, and faculty and the community will provide both the resources and role models to help students make a commitment to pursue higher education. This is a wonderful opportunity to experience the UW and discover all the possibilities awaiting.

Conference Date

  • Saturday – February 23, 2019 from 9am-5pm

Target Group

African American high school students with a 3.0 or higher GPA



Additional Information

YGB is FREE! Food will be provided throughout the day. The only cost to you will be transportation to the University of Washington-Seattle campus. Legal guardians may also be present for our Parent Program which will hold essential information sessions in the morning.

Sponsored By


Kenneth Burns II (KaeBee)
Multicultural Outreach & Recruitment
Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

Schmitz Hall
Suite 375
1410 NE Campus Parkway
Seattle, WA 98195

Phone: 206.221.7193