July 12th through August 6th, 2021
This 4-week program aims to inspire and empower anyone in grades 9-12 to learn and speak up about racism, bullying, gender oppression, and the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships, while also learning how to create change in your community. On Mondays and Wednesday's students will engage in a live virtual workshop with Fearless! educators, and small group discussions with their peers. Once a week students will attend office hours in-person to continue their learning with deeper conversations, team building, and hands-on activities. Over the 4 weeks, students will work individually or in small groups to create a Community Action Project; Students will choose a topic that interests them take ACTION for, and discuss with peers their ideas of different action projects to bring awareness in their school, community or youth program.
Enrollment is free. Open to all Orange and Sullivan County high school students.
Participants will receive 30 hours of community service and a letter of recommendation for college and/or employment.
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