Please replace the release datedOctober 1, 2010 with the following corrected version due to revisions.
The corrected release reads:
Former Deputy Assistant to President George W. Bush Henry C. Lozano and Search Institute CEO Peter Benson Listed Among Keynote Speakers
“Search Institute is extremely grateful to our founding partners, sponsors and convening partners for contributing their time, talent and financial resources to making the BigTent Conference a reality for 2010,” said Eugene C. Roehlkepartain, vice president of Search Institute. He serves as the liaison with numerous youth-serving organizations in the United States and other countries.
BigTent sponsors include Holthouse Foundation for Kids, nFocus Software, Houston Endowment Inc., Lilly Endowment, Ready by 21, Target Corporation, Capital One Financial Corporation, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Naviance, State Farm, the YMCA of Greater Houston, YMCA of the USA, YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas, YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth, YMCA of Greater Williamson Country, YMCA of Greater San Antonio, YMCA of Austin, Texas, Boys Scouts of America, Houston CPA Society, Park Nicollet Foundation, and The Simmons Foundation. Collectively, these sponsors have contributed more than $500,000, which demonstrates their deep commitment positive to youth development.
Convening partners are working with BigTent founding partners with grassroots effort to communicate the goals of the conference and recruit attendees.
Healthy Communities Healthy Youth, a Search Institute Initiative; along with Afterschool Alliance; All Kids Alliance; American Leadership Forum; Big Brothers Big Sisters Houston; Boy Scouts of America; Boys & Girls Clubs of America; The Children’s Assessment Center; Children At Risk; City Year; Communities in Schools; Cooperative Baptist Fellowship; Corporate Voices for Working Families; Generations United; Girl Scouts of the USA; The Indiana Youth Institute; National 4-H Council; National Child Protection Training Center; National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education, and Families; National School Climate Center; National Youth Leadership Council; The Salvation Army; Voices for America’s Children; The Y (YMCA); Youth Advocate Programs; andYouth Service America.