T H E   W H I T E   H O U S E

White House Conference on Teenagers: Raising Responsible & Resourceful Youth

Help Site Map Text Only

The Briefing Room

Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release April 20, 2000

Satellite Downlink Information

Washington, D.C. - On Tuesday, May 2, 2000, the President and Mrs. Clinton will host the "White House Conference on Teenagers: Raising Responsible and Resourceful Youth." The conference will feature some of the nation's leading experts on raising teenagers and will cover issues such as:

  • New scientific research that the preteen years are as important as the first three years of life and set patterns for adult behavior and success;

  • The changing demographics of today's youth, the most diverse group of teenagers in history;

  • Perceptions and realities about the role parents play in the lives of their teenage children;

  • The risks, challenges and anxieties faced by today's teens;

  • The impact of new media on youth and parenting; and

  • What parents, communities, and young people themselves can do to avoid risk behaviors to build a safe and successful path to adulthood.

The opening session of the one-day conference will take place in the East Room with an audience comprised of parents and teens, educators, youth workers, foundation leaders, researchers, and policymakers. This session will be broadcast via satellite to locations around the country for those interested in participating. The opening session will be followed by lunch, breakout sessions hosted by Administration officials and members of Congress and a closing reception. The afternoon events will be held in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building and the White House Conference Center.


Further details concerning the satellite downlink, program and scheduling information will be released as available. Information on hosting or joining a satellite downlink site for this conference is available at http://stm.xpandcorp.com or by calling 1-800-USA-LEARN.

President and First Lady | Vice President and Mrs. Gore
Record of Progress | The Briefing Room
Gateway to Government | Contacting the White House
White House for Kids | White House History
White House Tours | Help | Text Only

Privacy Statement

What’s New - April 2000

President Clinton's New Markets Trip: From Digital Divide to Digital Opportunity

Keeping Guns Away from Youth and Criminals

Maryland's Landmark New Gun Safety Law

President Clinton Will Urge Congress to Pass a Budget That Invests in Key Priorities - April 13, 2000

Proclamation - National D.A.R.E. Day, 2000

President Clinton Touts Education Reform Agenda - April 14, 2000

White House Conference on Teenagers: Raising Responsible & Resourceful Youth

Families USA Report Validates the Need for a Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit

Womens Office Celebrates Take Our Daughters to Work Day

President Clinton Announces Gun Buyback Partnership with the District of Columbia

President Clinton Releases New Prescription Drug Coverage & Study, April 10, 2000

A National Call to Action to Close the Digital Divide

Proclamantion: National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, 2000

From Digital Divide to Digital Opportunity: A National Call to Action

The White House Conference on the New Economy Agenda

Conference on the New Economy Panelists

The White House Conference on the New Economy Participants

As a First Step Towards Social Security Reform, April 7, 2000

Proclamation: National Volunteer Week, 2000

Proclamation: Pan American Day & Pan American Week, 2000

Proclamation: National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day, 2000