We The Future:
Young Leaders of Social Change

October 3, 2019 – May 23, 2020

Events & Programs

Youth-Led Gallery Discussion

Saturday, January 18 | 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.

After Hours: Supporting Our Refugee Communities

Wednesday, January 22 | 4:30 pm

Join the United Way Emerging Leaders 365 and Young Professionals of Seattle’s YP Impact for a powerful conversation with Isra Chaker, an advocate for refugee rights and one of the young leaders featured in the Discovery Center’s “We the Future” exhibition. Meet local organizations and create a welcome kit for families who have recently arrived to the U.S. in collaboration with staff from Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA). Event Partner Organizations include CAIR Washington State, Eat with Muslims, Muslim Student Association at Ballard High School, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Oxfam, Refugees Northwest a program of Lutheran Community Services NW, Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA), and World Without Hate. Catering provided by Nue Seattle. Presented in partnership with Amplifier

 

Empowering Refugee Students: How We Can Help

Thursday, January 23 | 4:00 pm

Join World Affairs Council’s Global Classroom hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center for an engaging educator workshop exploring refugee issues. Isra Chaker, one of the ten young leaders featured in “We the Future,” the current exhibit at the Discovery Center, will discuss her work as an activist supporting refugees and the curriculum she developed with OxFam to support educators across the U.S.

Luis Ortega, Founder and Director of Storytellers for Change, will moderate a discussion with a panel of local organizations that support refugee students, including a student and a teacher.

Registration is through World Affairs Council. The workshop fee is $20 and includes food, 3 FREE clock hours, and an in-depth resource guide. Validated parking is available.

Youth-Led Gallery Discussion

Saturday, February 8 | 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.

Youth-Led Gallery Discussion

Saturday, February 15 | 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.

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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