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National SAVE Promise Club Youth Summit

SAVE the Date!

Philadelphia, PA - April 26, 2025

Plan to join us as we celebrate students taking action! This annual gathering of SAVE Promise Club youth leaders showcases best practices in preventing violence and helping young people feel connected, and make schools and communities safer with:

  • Youth-led workshops
  • Peer-to-peer presentations
  • Group activities
  • And special guest speakers

… each designed to encourage, educate, engage, and empower youth to look out for one another and prevent violence.

Take a look at what last year’s summit looked like!
Watch last year’s promotional video.

Grow Your Legacy: Save Promise Clubs, 35 Years

Top 5 Reasons to Come to the Summit

  1. Meet young leaders across the country that are just as passionate about preventing violence as you are!
  2. Get fresh activities that your SAVE Promise Clubs can do to make your school and community safer!
  3. Learn best practices from some of the country’s most successful and longest-running SAVE Promise Clubs!
  4. Connect with other clubs and experience the energy of hundreds of others with the same mission of violence prevention!
  5. It’s so much unforgettable fun that you’ll want to come back year after year!

What Youth Say

I really enjoyed how everyone was very welcoming, and it made me feel more comfortable being at my first in person SAVE Summit. I will do my best to bring that same type of positivity back to my community.

This was my first ever SAVE summit and I’m so glad I attended. I met so many people and it’s nice to see everyone who wants to make a difference come together.

What Adults Say

I really enjoyed the day I spent at the summit. Although I will take back information, the best thing about the Summit for me was seeing young people empowered and leading adults.

2023-24 Youth Advisory Board members jumping

The National SAVE Promise Club Youth Summit is organized by youth and for youth! The annual event brings together hundreds of students from across the country to connect on important issues like mental health, advocacy, social inclusivity, and violence prevention.

Registration Information

Registration has closed to attend this year’s Summit. Check this space often for registration and planning information for next year’s Summit happening on April 26, 2025 in Philadelphia, PA.

Financial Support

Raise Funds for Your Club to Attend
Clubs from across the nation travel to attend the Summit each year. Clubs are responsible for raising their own funds to attend the SAVE Promise Club Youth Summit. Check out these ideas: SAVE Promise Club Fundraising Ideas.

2024 SAVE Promise Club National Youth Summit

Workshop Application

Share your SAVE Promise Club activities and ideas!

We strongly encourage workshop sessions to be youth-led, interactive, and highlight how your club  embraces this year’s theme of “Grow Your Legacy.” Workshops will last 40 minutes. This application should be completed by a registered SAVE Promise Club advisor. 

All applications must be received by January 30, 2024. 

Dynamic Speakers

Mark Barden

Mark Barden

Sandy Hook Promise Co-founder & CEO of Sandy Hook Promise Action Fund

Mark is the father of Daniel Barden, one of 20 first-graders murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School along with six educators. Mark has dedicated himself to bringing people together to find sensible solutions that will prevent future tragedies. Mark focuses on policy and outreach efforts designed to protect kids in schools, homes, and communities.

Nicole Hockley

Sandy Hook Promise Co-founder & CEO of Sandy Hook Promise Foundation

Nicole is the mother of Dylan Hockley who was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. She is a frequent speaker and media contributor, raising awareness of the warning signs of potential violence, suicide, or self-harm, the power of youth leadership, and the importance of a holistic approach to ending the epidemic of gun violence in the United States.

Who Should Attend the Youth Summit?

  • SAVE Promise Club Members and Advisors
  • Youth Educators and Administrators
  • School Resource Officers
  • Social Workers
  • Counselors
  • Youth Leaders
  • Parents
  • Coaches
  • School Safety Leaders
  • Promise Leaders

Agenda at a Glance

Friday, April 26, 2025
7:00 p.m. to  9:00 p.m. – Pre-Registration & Welcome Reception

Saturday, April 26, 2025
9:00 a.m. – Registration & Activities
10:00 a.m. – Opening Sessions
11:00 a.m. – Workshop Sessions
12:00 p.m. – Lunch
1:00 p.m. – Workshop Sessions
2:00 p.m. – Closing Sessions
3:00 p.m. – Safe Travels Home

For Our Out of Town Guests

Airport Information
You will fly into Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Hotel Information
Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel
3315 Scott Futrell Drive Charlotte, North Carolina 28208

The hotel offers a complimentary airport shuttle and breakfast is included in the room rate.

Book your group rate for SAVE Summit April 2024

  • Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel for 139 USD per night (1 to 2 people per room)
  • Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel for 159 USD per night (3 people per room)
  • Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel for 179 USD per night (4 people per room)

Rate will change with increased occupancy per person.

Our 9 YAB members for 23-24

Join the Club

Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) Promise Clubs are the youth leadership initiative of Sandy Hook Promise. Led by our National Youth Advisory Board, the aim is to empower young leaders to take an active role in increasing school safety and preventing violence in schools and communities.

Connect With Us

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