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Saturday, August 20 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Youth Take the Lead: What does it mean to engage with Youth? Part 1

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This two part workshop is led by youth from Somerville’s Center for Teen Empowerment. Learn directly how to better engage youth in your programming. Discover new strategies and activities that help build young people’s leadership capacity. What does it mean to “empower” youth? How can youth take the lead? By the end of the workshop, participants will create their own Youth Engagement Plan to bring back to their communities.

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Heather McCormack

Youth Media Coordinator & Boston Free Radio Manager, Somerville Community Access TV
Heather McCormack is a 6 year resident of Somerville who is passionate about using the power of community media to engage all people, especially those who are traditionally underrepresented, in telling their stories in ways that are empowering, accessible, and active in promoting social change. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2010 with a BA in Communication and a Certificate in Latin American, Caribbean, and Latin... Read More →


Saturday August 20, 2016 9:00am - 10:30am
Grand Ballroom C

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