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Support Youth Artists: Volunteer at the Brave New Voices Festival (Day 2!)

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ORGANIZATION: Youth Speaks

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Youth Speaks - Main

This July 2023, nearly 200 youth poets and spoken word artists from 13 states will be competing in San Francisco for the title of Grand Slam Champions at the Annual Brave New Voices International Festival.

We're looking for volunteers to support Lunch Time at our office!

Lunch volunteers will support:

    • Setting up food (Help transporting from car to org.)
    • Serve young artists lunch
    • Breaking down food table area
About the Brave New Voices Festival
Youth Speaks’ international youth poetry slam festival is back for the first time since 2019 and it is coming home to San Francisco! This Jully, youth artists from 13 states will gather for life-changing, in-person events, from youth writing workshops and performances by artists and activists at the forefront of today’s youth-led movements to educator presentations led by leaders in the field of creative youth development to youth poetry slam with teams competing representing cities from around the country and beyond.

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About Youth Speaks

Location:

265 Shotwell Street, San Francisco, CA 94110, US

Mission Statement

Through the intersection of arts education and youth development practices, civic engagement strategies, and high-quality artistic presentation, Youth Speaks creates safe spaces that challenge young people to find, develop, publicly present, and apply their voices as creators of societal change.

Description

Youth Speaks understands & believes that the power, insight, creativity, & passion of young people can change the world, Youth Speaks has long been recognized for innovative arts education & youth development practices. Founded in San Francisco in 1996, Youth Speaks launched comprehensive programs for teens in & out of school, producing the first youth poetry slam in the nation in 1997, before launching national programs like the Brave New Voices Festival in 1998. Youth Speaks sustains an integrated series of programs, performances, and convenings that engage tens of thousands of youth locally, and hundreds of thousands nationally and globally. We continue to provide responsive and accessible programming during Covid-19 through online workshops, residencies, open mics, special events, campaigns, and publications.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Community
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

Fri Jul 21, 2023
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM

WHERE

265 Shotwell StreetSan Francisco, CA 94110

(37.76426,-122.41587)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Event Management
  • Theater Arts
  • Event Planning / Management
  • People Skills
  • Storytelling

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21

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