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What’s Your Impact? A Youth Advocacy Workshop
Are you concerned about the dramatic increase in hatred and discrimination in the US?
Are you an immigrant or refugee youth who is interested in speaking up about the issues that matter to you?
Are you born in the US and want to use your voice to stand in solidarity with our immigrant and refugee neighbors?
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 International Rescue Committee and the Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network (with more to come!).
Register today: tinyurl.com/yourimpact2018
This four-hour workshop will empower youth with the tools to raise their voices to support immigrant and refugee communities, while also building relationships between youth from all over the region.
Hour 1. Introductions; sharing of concerns about the current climate in the US; background on immigration and refugee programs 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
Hour 4. Sharing about breakout session experiences; committing to taking action in our community
Transportation to and from the event is available. Please indicate your interest when you register.
Questions? Please contact Hannah Hochkeppel at [email protected] or 540-588-5977.