#WhenYouthRise is an Ohio Rising program to uplift and center the voices of Black students and students of color in the greater Columbus area. The When Youth Rise summer program, compromises in 2 parts, A youth showcase on June 29th, 2020, and a 2-day summer camp on July 31st-August 1st. The youth showcase will be created and performed by local youth. The summer camp will consist of power-building workshops that will transcend into tangible, sustainable change for the future generations of Ohio.
#OhioRisingYouthShowcase will help create education and outreach for the youth power building summer program. The Showcase will center the art expression of youth, their vision for a more inclusive community, and uplift their talents. Additionally, the Youth Showcase will consist of a fashion/talent show to empower youth. The more we support and create space and opportunity for youth to be their true authentic self, the more we don’t have to speak for our children and the more they can speak for themselves.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Programming starts at 6:00
Beyond the Brix, 970 Parsons Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43207
Ohio Rising Camp
Day 1 Saturday June 31st 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Day 2 Sunday August 1st 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Ohio Rising camp inspires young people’s leadership in civic engagement and social justice through a comprehensive foundational introduction of various social justice movements, concepts, and definitions such as critical race theory and intersectionality. Youth will not only learn the history and influential cultures of America, but the Ohio Rising program will teach and encourage students to dream and imagine new, innovative methodologies and structures for community & self-care.
Do you know or have youth between the ages of 8 and 15 years in central Ohio? If so, Ohio Rising is a program designed to build relationships, health, and wellness and shift knowledge and agency to make healthy decisions.
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