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Summer Youth Programs

This summer, the UU College of Social Justice is hosting several transformative programs for high school-aged youth. Answer the call for justice! Help us spread the word! You can download a flyer with our general youth program information here.

Activate! A youth photo 2Pre-General Assembly Event

This powerful one-day training for high school youth will offer a deep dive into the social justice values that guide the work of UU College of Social Justice. In partnership with the UUA’s Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries, this program will offer an opportunity to explore justice values in community, and develop plans for action once we part ways. This event will take place prior to General Assembly in Providence, Rhode Island. Learn More.

Youth Justice Training participants and leadersNew Orleans Youth Justice Training

This one-week training for high school youth offers interactive social justice education and meaningful hands-on work with local organizations building a thriving New Orleans. In a program grounded in UU values and practices, participants will develop skills for producing social change through community engagement, reflection on issues of to race and class, and creating the beloved community. Learn more.

 

boston yjt2Boston Youth Justice Training

This two-week training for high school youth offers interactive social justice education and meaningful work with local organizations engaged in an array of local and national justice issues. In a program grounded in UU values and practices, participants will learn about systems of privilege and oppression, participate in hands-on internships, and join with organizations in promoting workers’ rights. Learn more.

Seattle Youth Justice Training

This one-week training for high school youth offers interactive social justice
education and meaningful work with local organizations engaged in an array of
local and national justice issues. In a program grounded in UU values and
practices, participants will learn about issues impacting urban Seattle, see the
power of community movements, and get involved with hands-on opportunities
to make change. Learn more.

 

Edmund Pettus BridgeMississippi Civil Rights Journey

We have teamed up with the UU Living Legacy Project to offer this special intergenerational social justice pilgrimage for high school youth and adults. On a journey that explores the U.S. civil rights movement, you will meet the people, hear the stories, and visit the sites that changed the United States and had ripple effects throughout the world. Learn more.