Students gather at YMI for Me2We's annual MLK Youth Summit
Keeping the dream alive was also the goal of the sixth annual Me2We's annual MLK Youth Summit on Monday in Asheville.
Dozens of students gathered at the YMI Cultural Center to discuss several issues facing the local community, as well as the nation.
Students from the City of Asheville Youth Leadership Academy (CAYLA) put on the event.
Organizers said it is all about education and communication.
"I hope people learn something new, find different ways to find that we have things in common and there are barriers that can be broken down by us talking about things that are going on in the community," Sophia Isis, of CAYLA and Word on the Street, said.
Another goal of the youth summit was to create an action plan to enact real social change in the community.