YOI Freedom School 2019 Application

 
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DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED!

Join us for a summer of learning people's history, protest skills, and political analysis!

The Youth Organizing Institute is a popular and political education leadership development program committed to DISMANTLING THE SCHOOL-TO-PRISON-PIPELINE, ENDING RACISM & RESEGREGATION, AND MAKE SCHOOLS SAFE FOR LGBTQ YOUTH.

For the past 10 years, our Summer Freedom School has been a space for high school students who are passionate about changing the world to convene, share stories, and learn the skills necessary for creating the world we deserve. There will be art, workshops, dancing, talent shows, field trips, and so much more!

YOI FREEDOM SCHOOL IS FOR HIGH SCHOOL AGE YOUTH AGES 13-18 (9th-12th grade)

Freedom School tracks are 2 weeks long - 9am-4:30pm; Friday programming may run later.

Interested? Fill out this application! SPACE IS LIMITED. If you are accepted into the program, you will be eligible to receive a $100 stipend for completing your Freedom School track. Meals provided and transportation available.

Raleigh Freedom School: June 18 to June 28 (Tuesday to Friday)
>Deadline: June 7
Durham Freedom School: July 16 to July 28 (Tuesday to Friday)
>Deadline: June 28
Greensboro Freedom School: July 23 to August 2 (Tuesday to Friday)
>Deadline: June 28
Chapel Hill Freedom School: July 01 to July 11 (Monday to Thursday)
>Deadline: June 15

Been to Freedom School before and want to help shape this one and lead the new cohort? APPLY TO BE AN INTERN. There is a $500 stipend for the position. Must be 16 years old by June 10.

More information about who we are: empoweryouthnc.org
For questions, please contact us at info@empoweryouthnc.org