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Youth Leadership Conference Request for Student-Led Workshops

2009 Boston Pilot and Horace Mann Public Schools Network
Youth Leadership Conference
Hosted by the Boston Arts Academy

Theme: “Art is Action”

Who: All 9-12th grade students who are currently enrolled in a Boston Public High School

What: To complete the enclosed application for a workshop that will be presented at the 2009 Youth Leadership Conference. The workshop can be a demonstration of creative ways of using art for social change and social justice.

When: Friday, March 13, 2009 at Mass College of Art & Design (8:30am – 2:00 pm)

Some examples of possible workshop topics include:
  • Provocative Playwriting
  • What is Community Art?
  • Revolucionario Arte
  • Music for social change
  • Comic Books: low art for high impact
  • Self-reflection and expression
  • The power of design and social justice
All workshops must be developed and facilitated by students. Workshops should be 45 minutes in length. You must find a teacher to serve as your “coach” to help you prepare for this workshop

The application must be sent to ABayer AT by Friday, February 13th. If a student has questions, they can call Amy Bayer at: (617) 421-0134 ext. 234

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