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Giving the valley’s youth a voice since 1956

2012 Las Vegas Sun Youth Forum

By Steve Marcus · Nov. 20, 2012

The 56th annual Las Vegas Sun Youth Forum is held at the Las Vegas Convention Center Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012. The first forum, created by then-Sun publisher and founder Hank Greenspun, was in 1956, attracting 96 students from five high schools.

Students make nice on controversial issues at the annual Sun Youth Forum

By Paul Takahashi · Nov. 22, 2012

About 1,000 students from 52 high schools across the Las Vegas Valley participated Tuesday in the 56th annual Las Vegas Sun Youth Forum. The Sun Youth Forum gives students an opportunity to share their views with peers and community leaders. More »

High school students gather for Sun Youth Forum

By · Nov. 20, 2012

KSNV reports that students discussed and debated about current events and their futures in the Las Vegas Sun Youth Forum, Nov. 20.

2012 Las Vegas Sun Youth Forum Representatives

By Steve Marcus · Nov. 20, 2012

2012 Las Vegas Sun Youth Forum Representatives

About the Youth Forum

In 1955, Las Vegas Sun founder Hank Greenspun approached his newspaper’s staff with a concept to gather students and have them debate topics that interested them. More than 50 years later, Greenspun’s mission is still going strong. Many former participants have gone on to be community leaders, including Sen. Harry Reid and Former Rep. Shelley Berkley. Read more »

Scholarship Recipients

Each year several lucky seniors are randomly chosen to receive a $1,000 scholarship. See this year's recipients »

Student Bios

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