Youth for Black Lives is a collective based in Chicago led by Black teenage girls, focused on validating and amplifying the voices of young Black people within the movement. We aim to use collaboration, direct action, and artistic expression as tools against systemic oppression.
Youth for Black Lives is hosting a youth teach-in geared at empowering Chicago youth through education on topics related to activism, self-care, poetry and more; all taught by young people! All are welcome to participate in this day of sharing knowledge and experiences, with a special speaker.
12PM Doors open
12:30PM Y4BL Intro
12:40-1:20PM Workshops Round 1
---Ally-ship v Accomplice-ship: Maia Cho and Sarika Doppalapudi
---Envisioning your future: Amber Anderson
---Identity Poems: Kara Jackson
---The Coopting of Social Movements: Iris Haastrup
1:25-2:05PM Workshops Round 2
---Criminalization of domestic violence survivors: Kanyinsola Anifowoshe
---Bike Mechanics-Basics: Maxine Aguilar
---Food Deserts on Chicago’s South Side: Amaris Buford
2:10PM Guest speaker
3:25-4:10PM Workshops Round 3 (Same workshops as Round 1)
4:15-4:55PM Workshops Round 4 (Same workshops as Round 2)
5:00PM Event ends
Attendees should register at this link: www.eventbrite.com/e/youth-teachin-tickets-39000842570 If you’re interested in this event, we’d also love it if you could help spread the word!
The Intergenerational Perspectives Series is organized by Matthew Searle, Assistant Director for Experimental Station. Please contact for more information or to be involved in future programming: 773.241.6044 or matthew (at) experimentalstation.org.