The purpose of the Teen Conference is to create a forum that enables Jack and Jill Teens to engage in leadership development activities, including educational, cultural, recreational and philanthropic programs created for and by the Teens of the Eastern Region. Objectives 1. Provide an opportunity for Teens to interact, network and share ideas regarding issues affecting their development. 2. Introduce Teens to leadership and personal development skills. 3. Foster teamwork and communication among chapters in the Eastern Region. 4. Provide an opportunity for each chapter to work as a team and to present the talent and skills of their teens through awards and competition. 5. Recognize Teen achievement. 6. Provide an opportunity to participate in hands-on community service.