The Young Activist Leaders Program (YALP) is beginning on Wednesday, December 1st. If you are, or know a young person interested in social justice that wants to learn about community organizing, the Young Activists Leaders Program is for you!
YALP is a cohort based program for young people aged 12-20, both experienced and new to the Peace and Justice Action League, from around the region to participate in a four month long intensive session, running every Wednesday from 4pm – 5:30pm beginning December 1st, 2021 through March of 2022. We are ecstatic to collaborate and teach alongside youth in the community for workshops, speakers, projects, connections, activism, change-making, strategizing, art, snacks, games, and good times!
If you are older than our 12-20 age range, but want to support the program, keep an eye out for messaging about events you can attend with the group, or consider donating at our website!
Some more general information about YALP is below
The Young Activist Leaders Program is housed within the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane with an aim to engage young, change-minded individuals in grassroots organizing through workshops, networking, and collaboration.
Attendance to every session is not expected for participation. YALP is an opportunity to learn organizing strategies and apply them in social justice pursuits via community action, not an academic commitment.
We will abide by all COVID guidelines and operate based off guidance from the Spokane Regional Health District meaning an online or hybrid model is likely for the year (ZOOM). YALP will work to accommodate our ever-growing participation from geographically diverse populations of young people and will plan accordingly.