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Youth as Facilitative Leaders

Monday, February 17 - Tuesday, February 18

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A 2-day training in facilitative leadership for teams of youth and adults.

  • Advance youth equity.
  • Raise the voice, position and power of young people.
  • Equip youth and adults to create safe, action-oriented spaces that are
    • inclusive,
    • equitable, and
    • participatory.
  • Learn and practice effective ways to lead groups through focused conversations and to build consensus.

This training is for teams of one adult and one to three youth. Participants must attend both evenings of training. Dinner will be provided.

Youth equity learning series

Event information

Monday, February 17 - Tuesday, February 18
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth
Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center
5600 85th Ave N,
Brooklyn Park, MN 55553
United States

Kate Walker, University of Minnesota Extension professor and specialist in Youth Work Practice
kcwalker@umn.edu or 612-624-7988


There is no charge to attend this workshop, but registration is required and participants must attend both evenings of training (Feb. 17 & 18). 

Apply to take part

To ensure equitable access given limited space, please apply to participate by Friday, December 13. We will then notify applicants as to how many of their team members may join the workshop. Please note that participants must attend both evenings of training.

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