The Youth Organizing Institute is a popular and political education leadership development program committed to DISMANTLING THE SCHOOL-TO-PRISON-PIPELINE, ENDING RACISM & RESEGREGATION, AND MAKE SCHOOLS SAFE FOR LGBTQ YOUTH.
FOR FREEDOM SCHOOL INTERNS (available only to alumni of previous Freedom Schools): Wednesday, MAY 18th
FOR FIRST TIME FREEDOM SCHOOL PARTICIPANTS: Wednesday, June 1st
For the past 6 years our Summer Freedom School has been a space for high school students who are passionate about changing the world to convene, share stories, and learn the skills necessary for creating the world we deserve. There will be art, workshops, dancing, talent shows, field trips, and so much more!
Freedom School tracks are 2 weeks long – Tuesdays – Fridays 9am-5pm; Friday programming may run later.
Interested? Fill out this application! SPACE IS LIMITED. If you are accepted into the program, you will be eligible to receive a $100 stipend for completing your Freedom School track. Meals provided and transportation available.
Track 1: Raleigh Freedom School – June 28 – July 8
Track 2: Chapel Hill Freedom School – July 19 – July 29
Track 3: Durham Freedom School – August 2 – August 12
SPECIAL TRACK – Eastern NC inter-generational overnight Weekend Freedom School – August 12 – August 15
More information about who we are: empoweryouthnc.org