The Voices of Youth Matter

We create spaces that challenge youth to develop and amplify their voices as creators of societal change.

Programming

 

This year we have several opportunities from hybrid writing workshops, Under 21 Open Mics, and the Teen Poetry Slam.

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Individual Artist Fellowship Awardees

After receiving nearly 1,000 applications from artists, culture bearers, and cultural workers throughout Northern California, Youth Speaks is excited to announce the final grantees of the Individual Artist Fellowship program for the 2023 year in partnership with the California Arts Council.

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