Talking Back to Education: Student Activism, Voice & Empowerment for Youth in Inglewood

29 Jul

This Friday July 30th 2010 10am to 4pm

DONT FORGET to Register online at

Schedule of the Day
10:00a- Registration, Surveying, Refreshments, Art Gallery
10:45a-11:30a- Opening Session with Dance Performances & Keynote Speaker
11:30a-11:45a- Small Group Activity
11:45a-12:35p- First Concurrent Workshop (Choose one of four workshops)
12:35p-1:15p- Refreshments, Musical Performances
1:15p-2:10p- Second Concurrent Workshop (Choose one of four workshops)
2:10p-2:45p- Local Organizations Tabling & Artists
2:45pm-3:15- Spoken Word & Dance Performance,
3:15p-4:00pm: Guest Speaker, Closing Remarks

Overview of Workshops:

*Word!: The Untold History of 2nd Call and Gangs in Inglewood/L.A.
*The Birds & the Bees Revisited: Reproductive Justice and Men & Women’s Sexual Health
*It Aint Easy Being Green: Environmental Racism & Environmental Justice 
*Womanhood in Inglewood: Young Women’s Self-Empowerment & Self-Esteem.
*The Struggle to Dream: The Struggles of Undocumented Students, AB540 & the DREAM ACT
*Get it Straight!: The Negative Impacts of Gender Roles, Heternormativity & Homophobia in Our Schools
*Where Is the Love?: Practicing Healthy Relationships and Self-Image
*La Historia de Homies Unidos y Pandillas en L.A.: Gang Intervention and Youth Empowerment

Keynote Speaker- Hugo Tzec
Guest Speaker- Erin Aubry Kaplan
Step Perfomance- AGS- Animo Golden Souljahs,
Balet Folklorico-Jacqueline Gonzalez & friend
Spoken Word- Michele Earley
Rap performance-Des Johnson,
Music performance-Arhomuz,
Jazz Dance Performance- Ivan Martinez & friends

Organizations tabling: Hyde Park Half, Homies Unidos, California Latinas for Reproductive Justice, Reach L.A., Communities for a Better Environment, 2nd Call, IDEAS.


Animo Inglewood students will be provided with service hours for attending!


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