The Railroad Street Youth Project and its mentoring program will host a community forum on mentoring designed to facilitate an important conversation between youth and adults.

The event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 22, at Berkshire South Regional Community Center on Crissey Road.

The evening will feature a panel of experts, including youth, mentors, school personnel, youth workers, non-profit leaders, professionals, and local legislators, who will discuss the impact and effect adults can have on youth empowerment, support and opportunity.

This event is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about becoming a mentor or mentee. Food and beverages will be provided. Information: Alex Lenski at