Transportation available for youth summit Monday


Six buses are available to transport young people two and from the Arkansas Regional Youth Mentoring Summit on Monday at the Little Rock Marriott Hotel and a remembrance for Trayvon Martin has been added to the agenda.

The Interested Citizens for Voter Registration Inc. is Arkansas’ Pen or Pencil affiliate and is serving as host affiliate for the youth mentoring summit. The agenda also includes Dr. Bernice A. King, daughter of the late Coretta Scott King and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who will give the keynote address; Pine Bluff School District Superintendent Linda Watson; Pine Bluff Police Department Interim Chief Jeff Hubanks; Shundia Austin; and Justin Smith — all from Pine Bluff.

About 400 young people from across the state and out of state will be in attendance.

The buses are being provided by the Pine Bluff School District. Lunch will also be provided.

The buses will leave from the Pine Bluff Convention Center parking lot. They will load at 7:30 a.m. and leave promptly at 7:45 a.m. The group expects to return to Pine Bluff between 5-5:30 p.m.

Details: ICVR office at (870) 536-7274.