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Youth Empowerment Program


Are you an immigrant youth ready get active in your communities? Do you want to learn more about how to change issues that affect you and your community? Then register for NYSYLC's Youth Empowerment Program!
This program, better know as YEP, aims to develop the political analysis of migrant youth regardless of their immigration status, and provide them with the tools necessary to organize and become agents of change in our communities.

YEP is a collective learning space where participants, program organizers and guest speakers and facilitators engage in in-depth discussions to explore the intersections of systems of oppression, such as patriarchy, white supremacy and racism. Through lively discussions and group activities, participants will become active in their personal, intellectual and communal growth. 

We encourage undocumented migrant youth to apply. YEP is a free program.

- Week #1: August Monday 17th, Tuesday 18th, Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th (5:30pm-8:30pm)
- Week#2: August Monday 24th, Tuesday 25th, Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th (5:30pm-8:30pm)
- PLUS final Community Gathering on Saturday 29th (time TBD)

- To attend all workshops.
- To commit to bring this information back to your community (organization, school, home, etc.)

FOOD: This training in potluck style. We are asking participants to bring a little something to feed 2-3 people. Drinks and snacks will be provided.

LOCATION: All workshops to be held at the NYSYLC office on 339 Lafayette Street, Suite 304, New York, NY 10012 unless otherwise noted. 

***There will be metrocards available for participants who request them***

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