Youth Organizer Summit

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If you know of a teen you think has the passion and vision to make change in their community you can also nominate them for the program.
You may also apply for Trainer positions below. Look forward to seeing you in August!

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Work towards a cause you believe in. Inspire and motivate your peers.
Lead a campaign that strengthens Alaska for the future.

Youth Organizer Summit

Do you want to be a part of a statewide campaign led by rural and urban teens who are ready to engage their local communities on pressing environmental issues in Alaska?

All Youth Organizers (YOs) attend AYEA’s Fall Youth Organizer Summit. At the Summit, teens:

  1. Learn about pressing environmental issues affecting Alaskans
  2. Develop skills in community organizing such as public speaking, project planning, leading a group, outreach, and fundraising
  3. Design AYEA’s statewide campaign plan, decide what actions we will take throughout the year

When? Friday August 26- Monday August 28, 2017
Where?  Birchwood Camp in Chugiak (transportation from Anchorage provided)
Who? Rural and urban teens in grades 8-12 who are ready to be Youth Organizers and lead AYEA’s 2017-18 statewide campaign.
Cost: $125 tuition + travel to Anchorage. Half and full travel scholarships are available. If you need a travel scholarship, please indicate this in your application.

For more information on what it means to be a Youth Organizer or contact Allison Barnwell at allison@akcenter.org or (907) 274-3632 with any additional questions.

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Work towards a cause you believe in. Inspire and motivate your peers.
Lead a campaign that strengthens Alaska for the future.