Latest Past Events

Organizing Workshop – Milwaukee, WI

About the Workshop Leadership is about accepting responsibility for enabling others to achieve shared purpose in the face of uncertainty. During these 3 days, participants will have the opportunity to work with peers and leaders from across the country to develop capacity for effective community leadership. Participants will learn five core leadership practices: How to articulate a story of why you were called to lead, a story of those whom you hope to mobilize, and a story of action: self, us, and now. How to build intentional relationships as the foundation of purposeful collective actions. How to structure your team [...]

$500

Youth Empowerment Project – Winter Summit

Detroit, Michigan (venue and hotel TBD)

Registration Deadline: December 22, 2022 @ 5:00 p.m. CT The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) is a youth organizing school that supports young people in visioning, drafting, and executing the strategic campaigns they feel motivated to work on, addressing urgent challenges within their community, campus, or school. YEP launched in July and has already engaged near 100 young people. Participants of the Winter Summit will explore key principles of leadership, organizing, and action, including: Participants are intentionally recruited in teams of 5-8 people with an organizing project focus to attend this workshop. If you are interested in participating but have not [...]

$1000 – $1300

Youth Empowerment Project – Fall Online Series

Young people are encouraged to attend this interactive series of online workshops to be introduced to the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) and each other, discover the personal stories and issues that call them to act, and enable them to recruit a team of fellow youth to launch a campaign within the upcoming spring semester. This will be a diverse learning space centering youth voices and the power of organizing in achieving the changes they want! YEP is a youth organizing school that supports young people in visioning, drafting, and executing the strategic campaigns they feel motivated to work on, addressing [...]