The annual American Legion Children & Youth Conference in Indianapolis focuses on the organization's outreach to help young people with a "hand up" by providing information about youth welfare, health and safety, as well as troop and family support. Guest speakers, brainstorming, networking and sharing best practices are all a part of the conference, usually held the third weekend of September each year. Designed for Children & Youth Program chairmen, anyone with interest in the Legion's role in supporting young people is welcome to attend and participate. For more information, contact c& or call (317) 630-1203. To read or download a portfolio of brochures and promotional material about The American Legion Children & Youth program, visit and scroll to "Children & Youth."