Bay Educators & Organizers For Youth Voice

September 2022 – March 2023

A free online community and professional development training series led by Youth Speaks Director of Programs, Gabriel Cortez, exclusively for Bay Area educators, librarians, organizers, after-school coordinators, and others that work with teens. Join if you are interested in having fun, building community, trading resources, experiencing Youth Speaks pedagogy as a participant and getting the support you need to lift up the voices of your students all year round. Come if you are looking for support in starting a SLAM Club at your school or organization to compete at the annual Unified Poetry Slam in April. It is never too late to join and all experience levels are welcome! One partner teacher from each Youth Speaks residency school will receive a $250 stipend for completing the series. We meet on 3rd Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm PT from September–March.

Online • 5-6:30pm PT • 3rd Thursdays

You will be emailed the link by the morning of each session.