Teen Action Fair

In Community We Flourish

The 2020 Teen Action Fair 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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Teen Action Fair Organizations

100 Leading Ladies of Color
Abari Collective
Alchemy Skateboarding
Art You
Bureau of Fearless Ideas
Camp Kindness Counts
Chief Sealth Campaign Team
Global Solutions from Montana Minds
Holocaust Center for Humanity Student Leadership Board
Junior Global Connections
KUOW’s RadioActive Youth Media
Mercer Island High School Key Club
Seattle NextGenBridge
Seattle Urban Academy
Student Art Spaces
Teen Feed
WA State 4-H Teen Equity & Inclusion Task Force
Washington State Legislative Youth Advisory Council
Water1st International Youth Program
Youth Care

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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