Tag Archives: Youth Development

The 4th Annual First Sound Pedagogical Institute

Youth Speaks is happy to partner with the University of San Francisco’s School of Education to hold the Third Annual First Sound Institute. The Institute brings together artists and secondary educators from across the Bay Area and beyond and is designed to provide attendees insight into Youth Speaks pedagogy and understand the philosophical underpinnings of

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Residency: Oakland Emiliano Zapata Street Academy

SCHOOL RESIDENCIES PEDAGOGY We believe that the life of the students serves as the primary text for our introductory writing workshops. In this way, we work to draw out the stories of the students before engaging in assigned readings. We have found that as students cultivate and apply their voices they are better equipped to

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The 19th Annual Bringing the Noise for Dr. King

Youth Speaks celebrates the continuing life and legacy of Dr. King with a powerful and moving evening, where new voices emerge breathing life into the work and story of Dr. King. Beyond homage, these young poets and leaders are continuing the work left behind with renewed commitment, imagination and love. Join us as we listen

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