AYEA is partnering with Art in Action, a youth leadership program from Oakland, California, to train 20 Alaskan youth in art, media and leadership skills. The AYEA Art in Action Training will focus on music, spoken word, poetry, dance, theater and digital storytelling; as well as environmental issues important to the young people of Alaska. Participants will learn skills that encourage the youth voice through use of socially relevant popular education, community-building and creative expression.
The event will take place September 11 -14 in Anchorage. Ages 13 -18 can apply. Tuition of $50 includes accommodations, training, materials and meals for the entire week. Tuition does not include travel, but scholarships are available.