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Youth Arts New York presents:

SPEAK OUT! Peace Action and Civil Resistance
A one-day workshop for high school students
October 25, 2018
9 AM – 2:30 PM
YWCA Brooklyn, 30 Third Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
(near Atlantic St. & Flatbush Ave)

In this interactive workshop Dominican Sisters Ardeth Platte and Carol Gilbert will introduce students to the role of civil disobedience and resistance in the Peace Movement, explore its rationale and practice, examine the prison industrial complex and share personal testimonies. Together with students they will discuss strategies for incorporating civic responsibility into everyday life. Dr. Emily Welty, Director of Peace and Justice Studies at Pace University, will examine the role of restorative and transformational justice in developing a culture of peace with educators Kathleen Sullivan and Robert Croonquist. Morning snacks and a healthy lunch with vegetarian option will be served. (50 students maximum)

FEE: $5 per student
COMMITMENT: Students and teachers must commit to the entire day

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