YOUTH IN THE GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION MOVEMENT Thursday, February 27 | 5:30 pm

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Youth-Led Gallery Discussion

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 IN THE GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION MOVEMENT

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, and Students Demand Action, Washington Chapter. This program is presented in partnership with Amplifier.  
Youth Ambassador Porgram members posing with Teen Action Fair posters

Teen Action Fair

In Community We Flourish

The 2020 Teen Action Fair (#TAF2020) theme will be In Community We Flourish. The theme was chosen by the Gates Foundation Discovery Center Youth Ambassadors to highlight the importance of community-driven social movements and the value of human connection and fellowship. Celebrate youth-driven change at Teen Action Fair. Connect with youth and organizations working to make a difference in their local and global communities through volunteering, art, social justice campaigns, and more.  

Youth-Led Gallery Discussion

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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