The 1st Annual I Am Ready Youth Conference Inspires ‘Change Through Culture’


The 1st annual I Am Ready Youth Conference took place over the weekend, inspiring change through culture. Hundreds of Stockton, Calif.’s youth were able to participate in youth panels that encouraged self-expression, exploration of financial literacy, and exposure to the creative arts, which will undoubtedly unlock their passion. The event drew the attention and recognition from California’s Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, U.S. Congressman Jerry McNerney, and California Senator Cathleen Galgiani.

Founded by Jason Lee, the I Am Ready Foundation is a national foundation with a very specific purpose — to “Inspire Change Through Culture.” The first year will solely focus on reinventing, re-engaging, refocusing the youth of Stockton. To learn more head to