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10th-12th Advocating for Sexual Health Education Community Action (02/07/2019)

February 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
BRIDGES, 477 N. 5th St.
Memphis, TN 38105 United States
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477 N. 5th St. Memphis, TN 38105

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SPRING TRAINING opportunities for 7th-12th graders:

Saturday, April 13th 9:00am-12:00pm at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105) 100 spots available

Saturday, April 13th 1:30pm-4:30pm at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105) 100 spots available

Monday, April 22nd 4:30pm-7:30pm at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105) 100 spots available

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

 

Tuesday, April 2nd 5:00pm-7:00pm

7th-12th Youth Action Memphis Feedback Elective at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105)

The EDJ CHANGE cohort has created a website made by youth to connect all youth throughout Memphis with resources and opportunities. We need your input to ensure that the website is beneficial to all youth. Join us for a fun, interactive focus group led by your fellow Bridge Builders. NOTE: Please bring a laptop if you can. 60 spots available.

Saturday, April 6th 1:30pm-3:00pm

7th-12th BRIDGES Brave, Safe, and Educated Space Elective at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105)

Come join the Gender and Sexuality (GAS) Cohort on April 6th from 1:30-3:00 pm to celebrate the marking of BRIDGES, USA as the first Brave, Safe, and Educated (BSE) space for LGBTQ+ youth in Memphis. This organization has met a list of criteria that will ensure that everyone feels brave enough to be themselves, safe in their identities, and educated on the LGBTQ+ community! This event will include a scavenger hunt, games, and more – you won’t want to miss it! 30 spots available.

Saturday, April 6th 2:00pm-5:00pm

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

The Rappelling workshop will include supervision and instruction by professional staff on the BRIDGES outdoor High Ropes Course. Participants will have an opportunity to rappel, using ropes and harnesses, off the side of BRIDGES using techniques taught by the staff. Participants will also have an opportunity to climb the rock wall throughout the workshop. We require participants to wear closed toed shoes and clothing that allows you to move around freely. 30 spots available.

Monday, April 8th 5:45pm-7:00pm

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

At the Cloud901 Teen Lab students will work through several projects that they will create with the electronic platform arduino board. 20 spots available.

Tuesday, April 9th 4:30pm-7:30pm

7th-12th Consent 101 Elective at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105)

Consent101 is an educational workshop which will delve into the general definition of consent and consent in specific situations and examples. We will explore other questions including what consent looks like, how one receives consent, and how consent works. IMPORTANT NOTE: There will be a videographer from the Associated Press on had to collect video snippets of this workshop, so please be aware that you may be recorded while in attendance. 30 spots available.

Thursday, April 11th 5:45pm-7:00pm

7th-12th Listen Up! Elective at Halloran Center (225 S. Main St., 38103)

Come hear from 4th, 5th, and 6th graders from St. Patrick Catholic School as they share their experiences making a digital film of their stories. Families are welcome to attend. 25 spots available.

Saturday, April 13th 1:00pm-3:00pm

7th-12th Poetry Writing Elective at Central Library (3030 Poplar Ave., 38111)

Come participate in a poetry writing workshop in the Cloud901 Teen Lab! 25 spots available.

Monday, April 15th 5:45pm-7:00pm

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

Students will work on Kinex Bridge Building in the Cloud901 Teen Lab. 25 spots available.

Tuesday, April 16th 4:30pm-6:30pm

10th-11th Selective College Admission Elective at Rhodes College, Blount Auditorium (2000 N. Parkway, 38112)

Members of the Rhodes Admission Office will provide guidance on selective college admission, including tips on essay writing, interviewing, and leveraging your experiences to find the right college for you. 35 spots available.

Tuesday, April 16th 4:45pm-6:00pm

7th-12th Clear the Air Elective at BRIDGES (477 N. 5th St., 38105)

Are you interested in learning more about secondhand smoke and smoke-free environments? Are you interested in public health advocacy and want to increase your education about the harms of tobacco to help make a difference in your community? If you answered yes to these questions, join the Shelby County Health Department for an interactive educational training designed to enhance youth knowledge about the issue of secondhand smoke and smoke-free environments! 50 spots available.

Wednesday, April 17th 5:00pm-7:00pm

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

Marcin Arendt will discuss how music was used as a beacon of light during one of history’s darkest times, WWII. He will perform music on a violin from a concentration camp where a family member was imprisoned. 20 spots available.

 

 

COMMUNITY ACTION opportunities:

Saturday, April 6th 9:00am-12:00pm

7th-12th Rhodes Muslim Student Association Interfaith Community Action at MIFA (910 Vance Ave., 38126)

Join Rhodes’ Muslim Student Association to break down stereotypes about Islam and join MIFA’s annual neighborhood cleanup. 20 spots available.

Saturday, April 6th 12:00pm-5:00pm

9th-12th LITE Memphis Community Action & Elective at Crews Center for Entrepreneurship (3618 Walker Ave., 38111)

LUNCH PROVIDED. Are you interested in leading change in Memphis on an issue that you are passionate about? Participate in this workshop where you will learn what it takes to start your own non-profit or campaign! The workshop will also be a competition. 30 spots available.

Thursday, April 11th 5:30pm-8:00pm

7th-12th Facing History Teach-In Community Action & Elective at East High School (3206 Poplar Ave., 38111)

FHAO Student Leaders will facilitate group discussions focusing on the Freedom Riders’ choice to use nonviolent direct action as a tool for social change. Participants will assess non-violent direct action strategies and discuss what it means to achieve justice. 50 spots available.

Saturday, April 20th 12:00pm-2:30pm

7th-12th Revolutions Bicycle CoOp Community Action at Revolutions Bicycle CoOp (1000 Cooper St., 38104)

Come learn about the work Revolutions CoOp is doing to increase access to bicycles and help spruce up their garden! Students must wear closed-toe shoes and clothes that can get dirty. 30 spots available.

Saturday, April 20th 12:00pm-5:00pm

10th-12th LITE Memphis Community Action & Elective at Crews Center for Entrepreneurship (3618 Walker Ave., 38111)

LUNCH PROVIDED. Are you interested in leading change in Memphis on an issue that you are passionate about? Participate in this workshop where you will learn what it takes to start your own non-profit or campaign! The workshop will also be a competition. 30 spots available.