Tag: Youth Artists for Justice

Youth Artists for Justice – Week 3

By Rachel Rhoades

The Youth Artists for Justice program has just completed its third week at Young People’s Theatre. After learning about many strategies and principles of current and past social movements, the youth decided to focus on intersectionality and solidarity for their final performance. They are currently in the stage of interviewing community members to strengthen their understanding of the myriad social topics they are interrogating in their scenes. We practiced developed interview questions and rehearsed interviews skills in our last session.

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Youth Artists for Justice: Initial Boston Workshops a Success!

By Rachel Rhoades

[Youth Artists for Justice is a 15-week program that combines performing arts and community activism with youth participants at both Young People’s Theatre and the Teen Leadership Council in Boston. In this hybrid/online community-based action research project, youth at each site will have the chance to collaborate in creating original artistic work and critiquing barriers to social justice.]

The Youth Artists for Justice research project has officially begun. I am on the plane from Boston to Toronto after conducting two workshops at the Boch Center with the Teen Leadership Council, which is made up of 18 high schoolers from all throughout Boston.

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