Registration now open! Join us for the highly anticipated #ThisGen2022: A Youth Empowerment Forum on Saturday, April 23, 2022. The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® event, which features industry leaders and thought-provoking panel discussion, is designed to engage Southern California youth and inspire them to be courageous, confident and intentional with the choices that impact their future. The half-day event will be held in Pasadena, outside on the front lawn of the iconic Tournament House, headquarters of the Rose Parade® and Rose Bowl Game®.
With the success of the inaugural #ThisGen in 2019, #ThisGen2022 will continue to bring together high school and college-aged students throughout the Pasadena and Greater Los Angeles area to discuss various topics related to career, networking and personal development. #ThisGen2022 will run from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Registration for the no cost, half-day event is now open and available online at: https://tournamentofroses.com/events-calendar/this-gen-2022/
The annual event will feature a diverse group of speakers and include two panels, a breakout session with lunch and a keynote address. Speakers slated to attend include:
Anedra Edwards, Visual Effects Editor – Marvel Studios
Johnathan Franklin, Director of Social Justice and Football Development – Los Angeles Rams
Britt Johnson, On-Air Host & Producer – Dallas Cowboys
Drew Rios, Creator – Rogue & Fox Floral Co.
Kristine Rodriguez, Founder/CEO – GRL Collective
Jose Zelaya, Senior Character Designer/Visual Development – Walt Disney Television Animation Studios
For complete speaker bios, visit: https://tournamentofroses.com/events-calendar/this-gen-2022/ and follow @Rose_Parade on Instagram for panelists updates.
Registration is complimentary, and all Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) students are eligible to receive six hours of work-based learning credits for graduation. The event will allow attendees to learn about breaking barriers, overcoming obstacles, and following their passions and dreams.
For more information about #ThisGen2022, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Association
The Tournament of Roses is a volunteer organization that hosts America’s New Year Celebration® with the Rose Parade® presented by Honda, the Rose Bowl Game® and a variety of accompanying events. The Association’s 935 volunteer members will drive the success of 134th Rose Parade themed “Turning the Corner,” on Monday, January 2, 2023, followed by the 109th Rose Bowl Game. For more information, visit www.tournamentofroses.com. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.