Speak Up, Speak Out Youth Advisory Board

3-300x300APPLICATION DUE: Fill out this short application by December 16, 2016. ​

Advisory board members will work with members of the arts, health and wellness, and advocacy fields to plan and create workshops and to develop a professional social justice advocacy performance event that address and raises awareness of systemic roadblocks to Healthy Eating and Active Living in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. This volunteer board will utilize community interviews, research, acting, art, poetry, and movement to problem solve, explore, and create. Youth on the board will develop career and college readiness skills in leadership, advocacy, and the arts and can utilize their work to fulfill school community service hours and build their resume.

WHO: Young people, 12-20 years from both inside and outside the Lincoln Park neighborhood

WHEN: Every other Saturday starting January 14th 2017 from noon-2pm thr
ough May 2018

WHERE:  La Alma Rec Center (1325 W 11th Ave, Denver, CO 80204)

For youth who might have an interest but who want to come meet us first can attend a drop in acting class at La Alma Rec center (1325 W 11th Ave, Denver, CO 80204) on Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 pm December 1, 8, or 15th.

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