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9th-12th MLK50 Youth Convening Community Action & Elective (11/10/2017)

November 10, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 3:45 pm
First Baptist Church Broad,
2835 Broad Ave.
Memphis, TN 38112

2835 Broad Ave., Memphis, TN 38112

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Fall TRAINING opportunities for 7th-12th graders:

Thursday, December 13th 4:30pm-7:30pm at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th. St., 38105) 100 spots available

Saturday, December 15th 9:00am-12:00pm at Baptist Hospital Garrett Auditorium (6027 Walnut Grove Rd., 38120) 100 spots available

Saturday, December 15th 1:30pm-4:30pm at Baptist Hospital Garrett Auditorium (6027 Walnut Grove Rd., 38120) 100 spots available

Thursday, December 20th 4:30pm-7:30pm at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105) 125 spots available

Bridge Builders will develop unique connections with each other through communication and team building activities.

 

ELECTIVE opportunities:

Tuesday, December 4th 5:45pm-7:00pm

7th-12th Cloud901 Mixed Media Concepts Elective at Central Library (3030 Poplar Ave., 38111)

Students will learn art concepts through fun interactive games in the Cloud901 teen computer lab. 20 spots available.

Tuesday, December 4th 4:45pm-7:00pm

7th-12th TeamBRIDGES Ropes Course Elective at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105)

Students will try out two new elements of the BRIDGES indoor ropes course, the “Magic Carpet” and the “Giant Swing”. You will be the first group to go through these and can provide important feedback for TeamBRIDGES. We will provide all safety equipment, and students need to be ok being lifted 30 feet off the ground. Closed-toe shoes and active clothing are required. 25 spots available.

Sunday, December 9th 3:00pm-6:00pm

7th-12th A Healthier YOU! BBLC Elective at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105)

Facilitated by the Bridge Builders Leadership Council, A Healthier YOU will feature workshops focused on 4 different aspects of health: physical, social & emotional, mental, and enviromental. Join us to explore ways to improve yourself and become a Healthier YOU! 80 spots available.

Monday, December 10th 4:30pm-6:30pm

7th-12th TeamBRIDGES Activities Elective at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105)

Come help TeamBRIDGES test out some new team building activities and provide them with much-needed feedback from a youth perspective. 40 spots available.

Wednesday, December 12th 4:45pm-7:00pm

7th-12th Diversifying Classical Music IRIS Orchestra Elective at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105)

Live performance by two up-and-coming classical string players followed by a discussion on what it’s like to be pioneers toward diversity in a field with historic under-representation. IRIS Artist Fellows will share their musical talents and personal experiences as they work to launch careers i classical music and advocate for social equity through music. 20 spots available.

Wednesday, December 12th 5:45pm-7:00pm

7th-12th Cloud901 Making a Mini-Movie Elective at Central Library (3030 Poplar Ave., 38111)

Students will learn how to pull together a movie from script to post in the Cloud901 teen computer lab. 15 spots available.

Friday, December 14th 6:30pm-9:30pm

7th-12th Nut Remix Elective at Cannon Center for the Performing Arts (255 N. Main St., 38103)

Come see a modern retelling of the classic Christmas ballet The Nutcracker performed by New Ballet Ensemble. 14 spots available.

Wednesday, December 19th 4:30pm-6:00pm

7th-12th New Ballet Ensemble Elective at New Ballet Ensemble (2157 York Ave., 38104)

Come take a tour of New Ballet’s space and then participate in a Flamenco and Hip Hop dance workshop! 20 spots available.

 

COMMUNITY ACTION opportunities:

Saturday, December 8th 7:00am-9:00am

7th-12th Holiday Basket Assembly Community Action at 3128 Norbrook Dr., 38116

Students and parents / guardians are invited to help Neighborhood Christian Center prepare their holiday baskets. Assembly will take place in a warehouse, so please wear warm clothing and closed-toe shoes! 50 spots available.

Tuesday, December 11th 5:00pm-7:00pm

7th-12th McKellar Lake Indoor Community Action at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105)

Learn about the importance of environmental justice in our city and how you can create positive change in your community today. 125 spots available.

Wednesday, December 12th 5:00pm-7:00pm

7th-12th McKellar Lake Indoor Community Action at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105)

Learn about the importance of environmental justice in our city and how you can create positive change in your community today. 125 spots available.

Saturday, December 15th 9:00am-1:15pm

7th-12th Youth Action Networking Day Community Action at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105)

Join the Education & Youth Justice CHANGE cohort and Project MI (Mass Incarceration) for a day of networking! Youth fellows will be sharing recommendations with policy makers and adult leaders in the community, and we will be celebrating the launch of our new Youth United Network website. All students must also register on the event website. Youth Action Networking Signup Click here   BREAKFAST & LUNCH PROVIDED. 200 spots available.