Community Information Conferences Adjusting to COVID-related constraints on large public meetings, Sons of Thunder presented a number of well-attended conferences in 2020-2021 About the CIC Program: How did you adjust for COVID? Expand SONS shifted to holding "virtual" (ZOOM) meetings. What were these conferences about? Expand These conferences focused on the educational and emotional development of maturing young men. What kind of speakers were there? Expand Our conferences hosted numerous experts on youth development and higher education opportunities. Who were the attendees? Expand The Community Information Conferences were attended by young men and women, parents and guardians, teachers, guidance counselors, philanthropists, coaches, and media.