Bay Educators & Organizers For Youth Voice

September 2022 – March 2023

A free professional development training series led by Youth Speaks Director of Programs, Gabriel Cortez, exclusively for adult (21+)Bay Area-based educators, librarians, organizers, after-school coordinators, and others that work directly with teens. Join if you are interested in having fun, building community, trading resources, experiencing Youth Speaks pedagogy as a participant and getting the curricular support you need to lift up the voices of your students all year round. Come if you are looking for support starting a SLAM Club at your school or organization to compete at the annual Unified Poetry Slam in April.

These hybrid sessions meet both in-person and online via Zoom 6:30-8:30pm PT on 3rd Thursdays of each month, October–March. Free dinner and adult beverages provided. Register to receive the Zoom link and details about the in-person location via email. It is never too late to join and all experience levels are welcome!  

Online • 5-6:30pm PT • 3rd Thursdays

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