Girlvolution 2017 - Youth-Led, Social Justice Conference @ South Seattle Community College-Georgetown, Seattle [22 April]

Girlvolution 2017 - Youth-Led, Social Justice Conference


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April
10:00 - 16:00

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South Seattle Community College-Georgetown
6737 Corson Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98108
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GIRLVOLUTION 2017
A Powerful Voices Production
2017 Partners: Coyote Central, Young Women Empowered (Y-WE), and Youth Speaks Seattle
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Girlvolution is a Powerful Voices production that invites the community to participate in collective dialogue and restorative change facilitated by youth voice and agency. Our Activistas program is a 12 week employment program for 10 girls who will be supported by 10 Adult Allies to create and present an interactive workshop on a social justice topic that impacts them and their community.

This year we are proud to be featuring art from Coyote Central, spoken word poetry from Youth Speaks Seattle, and workshops by Young Women Empowered (Y-WE), photobooth by Youth in Focus and AV services by Vera Project.

Calling All: Youth + Allies of All Gender Identities

APRIL 22, 2017 — Earth Day | 10am-4pm (Registration at 9:30)
Gene J. Colin Education Hall
South Seattle College — Georgetown
6737 Corson Ave S, Seattle METRO Bus #60 & 124

WHAT: Social justice workshops created and led by Powerful Voices and Young Women Empowered (Y-WE). Art and performances by youth under 21. Community Resource and Self-Care fair. Free breakfast and lunch.

BODY CARE PRODUCTS DRIVE: Bring new, unopened products for youth in need — deodorant, shampoo, lotion, toothpaste, menstrual products, hair ties, make-up and more! Youth will be able to shop for what they need in the Self Care section of Girlvolution.

WHO: Community members of ALL genders ages 11 and up. A volunteer-run childcare corner will be available during workshops.

FREE CHILDCARE AVAILABLE: Drop your child with screened volunteers and Powerful Voices staffduring workshops. There will be toys, art activities, and music.

COST:
• FREE — Donations accepted at the door
• Register in advance at Brown Paper Tickets or at the door

The venue is ADA accessible, with two stair cases and two elevator banks. There will be all-gender bathrooms. We appreciate limited scented products.
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2017 WORKSHOPS

Y-WE Leadership Council:
Deconstructing Modern Colonialization
What Does it Mean to Be an Activist?

Powerful Voices Activistas:
Consent in Relationships
Wtf is Solidarity?
Why We Don't Report: Rape, Race and Justice
The «Ability» of Talent
What it Takes to Make it
Misrepresentations of Asian Women
Teachers and Racial Discrimination
Cultural Appropriation
Stop Jumping to Conclusions, The Communities of Color Are Not the Enemies
BISH Better Have My Money
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2017 SCHEDULE
Registration/Breakfast
9:30-10:00am
Welcome and Acknowledgements
10-10:20am
Workshop Session 1
10:30-11:30am
Workshop Session 2
11:40-12:40pm
Lunch + Youth Artists Showcase
12:45-1:45pm
Workshop Session 3
2:00-3:00pm
Community Celebration + Closing
3:10-4:00pm
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Want to volunteer? Contact: Kary Kwong Lee, Community Engagement Intern, 206.860.1026 or [email protected]
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Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors: Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative (SYVPI), Eileen Fisher Foundation, Central District Ice Cream Company, and Washington Women Lawyers (WWL).
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