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SPRING TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Sunday, April 10, 2:00pm-5:00pm VIRTUAL

7th-12th Spring Training VIRTUAL (4/10/22)

Bridge Builders will further their connections through team-building and activities around general wellness. 60 spots available

Wednesday, April 27, 5:00pm-8:00pm VIRTUAL

7th-12th Spring Training VIRTUAL (4/27/22)

Bridge Builders will further their connections through team-building and activities around general wellness. 60 spots available

 

ELECTIVE OPPORTUNITIES

Saturday, April 9, 12:00pm-2:00pm on Zoom

7th-12th Green Advocacy Elective (4/9/2022)

This is a student lead workshop for you to learn more about the 3 Rs and why it is important that we take care of the planet. 30 spots available

Wednesday, April 13, 6:00pm-7:00pm on Teams

7th-12th Philosophy Talk Elective (4/13/2022)

Join to enrich our understanding of what it means to be a human living in the 21st century. We will do our best to select topics that offer practical wisdom to our day-to-day experiences. No previous education required. 20 spots available.

Friday, April 22, 4:30pm-5:30pm at South Library and Virtual

7th-12th Grown-ish Series Elective (4/22/2022)

Hear from different speakers about life skills needed after high school. 20 spots available.

Friday, April 22, 4:30pm-6:00pm on Zoom

7th-12th Youth Adult Equity Elective (4/22/2022)

Lead by a youth facilitation team, this workshop will work to name the current state of youth and adult partnerships within our community, delve into what is preventing authentic youth and adult partnership, and share best practices on addressing these issues and dismantling adultism within the youth and adult partnership space.  50 spots available.

Wednesday, April 27, 6:00pm-7:00pm on Teams

7th-12th Philosophy Talk Elective (4/27/2022) 

Join to enrich our understanding of what it means to be a human living in the 21st century. We will do our best to select topics that offer practical wisdom to our day-to-day experiences. No previous education required. 20 spots available.

Friday, April 29, 6:30pm-8:00pm at Benjamin Hooks Library

7th-12th Stax Music Academy Ensemble at Jazz Friday Elective (4/29/22)

Five Fridays of Jazz is sponsored by the Memphis Library Foundation and presented in conjunction with the Overton Park Shell. The mission is to foster community by connecting both enthusiasts and newcomers to the jazz world! 25 spots available.

Saturday, April 30, 4:00pm-5:30pm at BRIDGES

7th-12th BRIDGES MEM Gala Elective (4/30/22)

Join the BBCLC for the first-ever MemGala at Bridges featuring Memphis artists, local food trucks, and a glamorous time! It will be a night to remember, so what are you waiting for? 50 spots available.

Saturday, April 30, 6:00pm-7:30pm at BRIDGES

7th-12th BRIDGES MEM Gala Elective (4/30/22)

Join the BBCLC for the first-ever MemGala at Bridges featuring Memphis artists, local food trucks, and a glamorous time! It will be a night to remember, so what are you waiting for? 50 spots available.

 

COMMUNITY ACTION OPPORTUNITIES

Monday, April 4, 4:30pm-6:00pm Hybrid

7th-12th Remembering MLK: A commemoration Community Action (4/4/2022)

The National Civil Rights Museum will present a hybrid commemoration in honor of Dr. King’s life and legacy on the 54th anniversary of his death.  Guests are welcome to join us in paying tribute to Dr. King in the museum courtyard or via live stream. 30 spots available.

Saturday, April 9, 11:00am – 2:00pm at Girls Inc LDT Center

7th-12th Girls Inc Family Cookout Community Action (4/9/2022)

Join the Shelby County Youth Council, BRIDGES, and Girls Inc of Memphis on April 9th! There will be food, dancing, and tons of community resources. COVID-19 vaccines will also be available for anyone 5 years old and up. This includes first and second shots as well as boosters! 50 spots available.

Tuesday, April 12, 4:30pm-5:30pm on Zoom

11th-12th Are You Cuterus? FEMALES ONLY Community Action (4/12/2022)

Join A Step Ahead Foundation as we explore the Female Reproductive System and ASAF’s free birth control methods. All awkward giggles welcome! 40 spots available.

Tuesday, April 19, 4:30pm-5:30pm VIRTUAL

9th-10th When Will My Reflection Show Who I Am Inside? Community Action (4/19/22)

Join A Step Ahead Foundation as we explore and define body image through the lens of social media and more. 40 spots available.

Wednesday, April 20, 5:00pm-6:00pm on Zoom

11th-12th College Process with Anaya Community Action (4/20/2022)

Join Anaya to learn more about taking care of your well-being during the college application process and while in college. 30 spots available 

Tuesday, April 20, 4:30pm-5:30pm on Zoom

11th-12th When Will My Reflection Show Who I Am Inside? Community Action (4/26/22)

Join A Step Ahead Foundation as we explore and define body image through the lens of social media and more. 40 spots available.

 

BOTH COMMUNITY ACTION AND ELECTIVE OPPORTUNITIES

Saturday, April 16, 8:00am-1:00pm at Memphis Farmers Market

7th-12th Memphis Farmers Market CA & Election (4/16/2022)

Come to Memphis Farmers Market downtown and hear from local vendors and farmers! Bridge Builders is the featured non-profit and will have a table as well. 30 spots available.

Wednesday, April 20, 4:30pm-6:00pm on Zoom

7th-8th Hack-A-Thon with LITE CA & Elective (4/20/2022)

Students will learn the basics of business creation; selecting from word pairs to create their own businesses and explore how to market and pitch their ideas. 40 spots available 

Tuesday, April 19, 4:30pm-6:30pm on Zoom

9th-12th Social Entrepreneurship CA & Elective (4/19/2022)

Students will create a mock social impact plan and explore the ideation process, identifying a specific social issue and its potential solutions, as well as pitching their ideas. 40 spots available

Wednesday, April 27, 6:00pm-8:00pm Hybrid

7th-12th Youth Open Mic Night with CTC Midsouth (4/27/2022)

The Center for Transforming Communities is hosting a youth open mic series for ages 13-20. This is a hybrid event! 25 spots available.

April 2022

7th-12th Choose Your Own Community Action or Elective at various locations

An opportunity for students to receive credit for service or events they complete independent of Bridge Builders. Students will be emailed a form on the 15th to complete and submit to the BBCLC for approval. 100 spots available.