One of 2017's Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs, Sixto Cancel, to Deliver Session on Rethinking Permanency at 80th Annual Conference

May 18, 2017
 
Sixto Cancel is the founder and CEO of Think of Us, a non-profit dedicated to leveraging technology to improve the life outcomes of foster youth aging out of the system.
 
In the spring of 2016, Sixto and his team co-organized and executed the first White House Foster Care and Technology Hackathon. He has served as a Young Fellow at Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative since 2010, where he has worked on youth engagement, asset development and permanency. Sixtocurrently leads a working committee that focuses on the learning of vulnerable youth demographics for Dell. He is one of the executive panel members on the National Evaluation Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth who are Neglected, Delinquent or At-Risk. Additionally, he is serving as a consultant for the Children's Bureau via the Center for State Capacity.
 
Recently, Sixto was selected as Forbes Top 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs in 2017. Sixto has also been recognized by the White House as a White House Champion of Change, a Millennial Maker by BET, and was named as one of the Top 24 Changemakers in government under 24 in the country by the Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council and Sparkaction. Sixtohas participated in several White House briefings around technology, foster care and LGBTQ issues. 
 
You won’t want to miss the opportunity to hear from Sixto Cancel during his General Session, 8 Ways to Rethink Permanency at the NCJFCJ's 80th Annual ConferenceRegister TODAY!
 
Future conference updates will be announced soon. If you have any questions about registering for the conference, please contact Kristi Jones, at 775-507-4798 or kjones@ncjfcj.org.