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Monday, October 29 • 10:15am - 11:45am
Power and Privilege: Decolonizing Youth Voice

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This session will help participants explore how to elevate youth voice and leadership by providing insight into the various ways in which the voices of Youth of Color are often silenced or minimized. This workshop will help participants gain skills and tools to recognize when and how this happens, as well as how to alter this type of action. By engaging in this workshop, participants will explore how to elevate youth voice and leadership by assuring that all youth voice is heard and valued.

Speakers
avatar for LaKesha Kimbrough

LaKesha Kimbrough

Washington Middle School Success Coordinator, Seattle University
LaKesha’s background and experience in working with children, youth and families spans nearly twenty years and includes serving as an Education Coordinator at a childcare facility, a preschool teacher, milieu counselor in a group home, an education advocate, and a literacy specialist... Read More →
avatar for Ben  Wheeler

Ben Wheeler

Community Builder, Seattle Housing Authority
Ben Wheeler serves as the Seattle Housing Authority's Yesler Terrace Community Builder. Each week he collaborates with neighbors to increase self-sufficiency, leadership and community capacity by building upon the shared strengths and community relationships. The past nine years Ben... Read More →



Monday October 29, 2018 10:15am - 11:45am PDT
West Seattle