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Make Your Voice Heard 2018: An MLK Day Youth Advocacy Workshop

UPCOMING

Sunday, January 14, 2018 to Monday, January 15, 2018

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Are you concerned about the dramatic increase in hatred and discrimination in the US?

Are you interested in learning more about Islamophobia and Antisemitism?

Do you want to use the power of your voice to say that bigotry and discrimination have no place in our communities?

Do you want to meet other youth from all over the Puget Sound region who are inspired to work for change in their communities and nation?

If so, join us for a Youth Advocacy Workshop!

The event is open to all youth in 6th–12th grade and is organized by Kids4Peace. Program partners include the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle, 21 Progress, Essam Muhammad, and Northwest Film Forum.

This four-hour workshop will empower youth with the tools to speak out publicly against Islamophobia and Antisemitism, while also building relationships between diverse communities.

  • Hour 1. Introductions; sharing of concerns about the current climate in the US; background on Islamophobia and Antisemitism in the US; the importance of speaking up and telling our stories

  • Hour 2 & 3. Breakout sessions designed to equip you with specific tools for speaking out: Film, Spoken Word, News Media, Talking About the Issues You Care About

  • Hour 4. Sharing about breakout session experiences; committing to taking action in our community

Please note that this registration form is for youth participants ONLY. If you are an adult interested in volunteering at the event, please complete this form instead.

Questions? Please contact Jordan Goldwarg at jordan@k4p.orgor 617-335-7603.

This workshop is made possible thanks to generous support from the Seattle Foundation and the Abe Keller Peace Education Fund.

Event type:  Event format: 
Workshop

Admission: 
Free

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