2009 Alliance of Youth Movements Summit
Mexico City, Mexico
Ever wanted to learn how social technology can thwart drug cartels?
The U.S. State Department is partnering on Oct. 14-16 for a technology delegation--the 2009 Alliance of Youth Movements Summit featuring everyone from Google to MTV--to discuss methods for using technology to enhance grassroots efforts at social change.
"Online technology has unprecedented potential to help us work together to address some of the world's most urgent problems," said Megan J. Smith, vice president of new business development and general manager of Google.org. "We are proud to support the Alliance of Youth Movements and share its vision to empower citizens and communities to influence positive change through the use of today's technology."
The State Department itself will be represented by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
More information, including a live broadcast, is available at http://youthmovements.howcast.com/