2019-2020 Spokes Application
ARTS CORPS' YOUTH SPEAKS SEATTLE PROGRAM
SPOKES is the youth leadership body of Youth Speaks Seattle. This crew of young leaders commits to a 7-month internship where they lead arts showcases, open mics, writing circles, poetry slams and produce a poetry chapbook. They meet weekly for leadership development in event planning, public speaking, facilitation as well building their social justice analysis through artistry and cultural work.
Calling all Youth POETS! We’re looking for fierce young artists (aged 14-19) who want to create change through community organizing, performance events and artistry! This is a 7-month commitment to being a leader and organizer for the Arts Corps' Teen Leadership Program. Internship is from November 5th – May 5th. Leaders will meet every Tuesday from 4-6pm at Youngstown in West Seattle.
WHAT YOU’LL GAIN:
-$tipend: Leaders will receive a $100.00 monthly stipend!
-Build a tight knit, loving community with 10 other youth artists and activists
-Professional development and skills (promotion, event planning, public speaking & facilitation)
-Artistry development in spoken word
-Learn about forms of oppression and how to fight against them using art and community
-Good food and 60+ community service hours!
Applications Due: Wednesday, December 25 , 2019