When: February 20 at 6:00 pm to February 21 at 6:30 pm
Where: Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 2714 Brooks Ave., Knoxville, TN 37914
Who: Young Leaders from East Tennessee- aged 14-25 and adult leaders that work with youth and young adults (All youth under 18 must have an adult accompanying them).
If you want to challenge and change the mis-education and criminalization of youth in East Tennessee and nationwide, please join us at the East Tennesee Youth Cradle to Prison Pipeline Seeds of Fire Camp from February 20-21, 2009 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Knoxville, TN. This camp is for young leaders from 14-25 and adult allies (25+) that are accompanying youth/young adults. This training is youth led with adult support.
What you’re in for:
- Meet young people from across East Tennessee
- Learn about the Cradle to Prison Pipeline
- History of the Juvenile Justice System
- Strategies and Tools for Stopping the Cradle to Prison Pipeline and the Miseducation of Youth in our Schools
- Skills Building – Organizing/Popular Education, Media/Telling Our Stories and Research/Surveying
- Adult Youth Program Leader and Ally Skills
- HAVING FUN
To apply, please fill out an application form by February 13, 2009.
Please also download and fill out the following forms, depending on your age:
All forms must be sent by February 13th, including the application, medical release form and Terms of Agreement. All youth under 18 must have a parent/guardian sign the permission forms.
All forms (except the online application form) can be mailed or faxed to Highlander at the following address or fax number:
Attn: Elandria Williams
1959 Highlander Way
New Market, TN 27820
Paper forms can also be scanned and emailed to elandria (at) test.highlandercenter.org.
If you have questions or need more information contact: Elandria Williams: 865-973-1896 or Elandria (at) test.highlandercenter.org.