The Student Led Arts Movement (SLAM Clubs) offers high school students the opportunity to build, develop, and deepen the spoken word movement in their schools and communities. Through school clubs, student-initiated projects, and other campus activities, youth leaders create new avenues for self-expression, cultural dialogue, and social activism.
Youth leaders and artists create and build student clubs at their own schools. Supported by Youth Speaks, students organize events and activities in their school and community – open mic’s, assembly showcases, youth forums, etc – and receive special artistic and leadership opportunities.
Each club sends a representative to the monthly SLAM Union meeting to network, gain skills, and help plan community events. After joining SLAM Union, your club can apply for a project grant of up to $500 to help meet its goals.
Students and teachers interested in connecting with the S.L.A.M. clubs program, contact Erika Kent at email@example.com. or (415) 255-9035 x 14.
FIND A CLUB
These schools all have active SLAM clubs and youth leaders for the 2011-2012 school year:
|Jonny Chang||Berkeley||Berkeley High|
|Marshall Thomas||Union City||Logan High|
|Phi Le||Newark||Newark Memorial|
|Talia Young||SF||Jewish Community|
|Queen Shabazz||SF||Lick Wilmerding|
|Antonio Cabrera||San Bruno||Capuchino High|
|Billy Butler||Mill Valley||Tamalpais|
|Alexis Gania||SF||St. Ignatius|
|Huitzi Lin||San Leandro||San Leandro High|
|Zak Baker||Fremont||Irvington High|
|Allen Qui||SF||University HS|
|Sukaina Farrukh||Concord||Ygnacio Valley High|
|Diana Garcia||San Lorenzo||San Lorenzo|
|Yusra Farrukh||San Leandro||San Leandro High|
|Shayanna Wooten||Oakland||Holy Names|
|Sam Tunik||Oakland||Bentley School|
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