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.

When: Saturday, March 14, 2020 | 10 am–3 pm

Where: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center

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Apply to Present:

Application deadline: January 27, 2020 

Applicants will be notified of the status of their application on a rolling basis. We’ll notify all applicants about the status of their application by January 14, 2020.

This event is a youth-led event showcasing young leaders who are inspiring positive change. We have 40 slots for schools, clubs, youth groups, and youth-serving organizations to participate. The event is FREE and open to the public. We expect over 1,500 people to attend.

The exhibit, We the Future: Young Leaders of Social Change is presented in partnership with Amplifier

Watch: Check out a video from last year’s Teen Action Fair!

Teen Action Fair 2019 | Voices from High School Clubs
Teen Action Fair | Voices from Youth-Led Organizations
Teen Action Fair 2019 | Voices from Performers & Artists


Gates Foundation Discovery Center
440 Fifth Avenue North
Seattle, Washington 98109


(206) 709-3100 x7100 [email protected]


  • Open: Tuesday – Saturday
    10 am to 5 pm
  • Closed: Sunday, Monday
    & most major US holidays
  • New Year’s DayClosed
  • Independence DayClosed
  • Memorial DayClosed
  • Labor DayClosed
  • Thanksgiving DayClosed
  • Christmas EveClosed
  • Christmas DayClosed
  • New Year's EveClosed

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