Join us for a summer of learning people’s history, protest skills, and political analysis!
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 the past 7 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!
Raleigh Freedom School: June 20th – June 30th
=> DEADLINE: June 8th
Durham Freedom School: July 11th – 21st
=> DEADLINE: June 10th
Freedom School tracks are 2 weeks long: Tuesdays – Fridays. 9am-4:30pm; Friday programming may run later.
YOI FREEDOM SCHOOL IS FOR HIGH SCHOOL AGED YOUTH, AGES 12-18 (8th-12th grade).
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.
Been to Freedom School before and want to help shape this one and lead the new cohort? APPLY TO BE AN INTERN. There is a $500 stipend for the position.
=> INTERN DEADLINE: May 29th (all tracks)