We The Future:
Young Leaders of Social Change

October 3, 2019 – May 23, 2020

Events & Programs


Thursday, February 27 | 5:30 pm

Join us for a powerful evening centered around ways we can all take action to end gun violence and uplift youth voices in the movement. Hear from two young leaders Paul S. John and Winter BreeAnne, who are featured in the Gates Foundation Discovery Center’s current exhibit “We the Future: Young Leaders for Social Change.” Connect with organizations to get involved in the movement to end gun violence and advocate for reform and justice for communities in Seattle and beyond.  About Paul and Winter: Paul S. John was a Lead organizer with Million Hoodies Movement for Justice, a human rights organization dedicated to ending gun violence and reimagining safety and justice for all communities. Winter BreeAnne is a youth advocate, organizer, and student who founded Black is Lit, an organization devoted to creating space for marginalized youth. Community Partners include: Alliance for Gun Responsibility, Black and Brown Minds Matter – Rainier Beach High School Choose 180, Community Passageways, Grandmothers Against Gun Violence, Seattle. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Washington Chapter, Seattle Community Police Commission, and Students Demand Action, Washington Chapter. This program is presented in partnership with Amplifier.


Youth-Led Gallery Discussion

Saturday, March 14 | 1 pm

Participate in a youth-led dialogue exploring how young people are creating change in their communities, and discover local connections to the social movements represented in the exhibit “We the Future.” Ideal for young people and adults.

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