This full-day Summit, entirely designed and led by young people, provides opportunities for young artists, ages 13-20, from a range of artistic disciplines, to connect, create, and celebrate. This summit is a program of the Creative Youth Development national movement.
For more information, visit https://www.creativeyouthdevelopment.org/youth-summit Here is some information that may be useful to know before you submit. Please read carefully. Conference location: Creative Action, 1023 Springdale Rd Bldg 3, Austin, TX 78721 Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019 Eligibility for submissions: Youth ages 13 - 20 Submission deadline: Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 5pm EDT Notifications: Friday, August 30, 2019 Payment and Support: An honorarium will be given to each presenter and performer, as well as a travel support to the Summit.
EntrepreneurshipActivismArtmakingYouth LeadershipDisabilities Language barriersPower and Privilege CitizenshipGentrification Trauma and Mental HealthPolitics and Advocacy for the Arts
The NYAS Youth Planning Team also encourages proposals that supports any of the following goals: Using arts and culture as a frame to approach social issuesDiscussions about advocacy and politics in the artsHighlighting local perspectives that can also be applied to other communitiesRepresentation of diverse perspectives and populationsCollaborative practices with othersAccessible to all ways people cognitively and physically move through spaceChallenging conventional thinking, and/or offer different points of viewConfronting barriers that do not allow young artists to be their full selfUnderstanding power, privilege, intersectionality; understanding where folks come fromFocuses that center languages other than EnglishOpportunities to network with other attendeesProviding practical advice or tips for young artists to take back to their workplaces.