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Girl Justice 1.0: Powerful Voices' original 5-hour introductory workshop for youth development professionals, educators, and any adults  looking to strengthen their role and skills in empowering youth who identify as girls.

This training will strengthen your girl justice analysis as we:

  • Explore our own relationships to privilege and oppression
  • Investigate the intersection of oppressions that girls face
  • Practice strength-based approaches
  • Learn the guiding principles and practices of Powerful Voices 
  • Become better adult allies

Why? Because strong girls become strong women with the help of effective, supportive ADULTS!

Who should attend: School staff, juvenile justice staff, youth workers, mentors, guardians, & youth allies.  Male-identified allies needed & welcome.

When: This training is offered bi-annually, once in January and again in June (usually on a Friday from 9am - 4pm).

Cost: $60* includes breakfast & a sample of 3 curriuculum booklet. *Limited number of scholarships available on a first come, first served basis.

How do I sign up?  Email Layla, Community Engagement Coordinator at layla@powerfulvoices.org to let her know you would like to be put on the interest list. Include your name, organization you are affiliated with with if applicable, and email.

Girl Justice 2.0: Demonstrating the same practices used in our programs with girls, this training creates a respectful and engaging learning environment through the use of hands-on practice, and individual and group activities. Powerful Voices' curriculum is a social-justice, research-based model, proven to build girls' protective factors and relationships in school, juvenile detention, and community-based settings. 
 
During this workshop you will:

  • Learn alongside Powerful Voices' staff through experiential education
  • Prepare to lead your own group, while exploring your Powerful Voices Facilitators Manual, complete with 11 curriculum modules
  • Receive the Powerful Voices Evaluation Tool-Kit, which contains all the materials you need to measure girls' outcomes for your groups.
  • Become a certified Powerful Voices Facilitator, which enables you to offer Powerful Voices groups in your community at no additional cost.

Why? Support and build your own youth group by partnering with Powerful Voices!

Who should attend: Professionals serving youth who identify as girls, who are impacted by violence and oppression, will find this training full of practical information and tools. Completion of Girl Justice 1.0 training since 2011 is required to attend. Male-identified allies needed & welcome.

When: This 8-hour training is offered annually.

Cost: $300* includes breakfast, lunch and 11 module curriculum booklet

How do I sign up?  Email Layla, Community Engagement Coordinator at layla@powerfulvoices.org to let her know you would like to be put on the interest list.  Include your name, organization you are affiliated with with if applicable, and email.

Girlvolution Conference:  This 100% youth-led social justice conference is hosted by PV annually every April.  Come to build community through food, spoken word, art, music, conversation, and interactive workshops on social justice issues developed and facilitated by courageous, brilliant youth.

Who should attend:  Youth ages 11 and up, adults, all supporters of youth voice, and people of all genders welcome!

Cost: Free for youth (21 and under), $25 suggested donation for adults. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

How do I sign up?  Email Layla, Community Engagement Coordinator at layla@powerfulvoices.org to let her know you would like to be put on the interest list so that you will receive announcements.

Individual training requests: Want to hire trained Powerful Voices facilitators to come a lead a training/workshop for youth, staff, volunteers, and/or board members?  If so please fill out the training request form and submit to Community Engagement Coordinator, Layla Taylor at layla@powerfulvoices.org.  A staff will follow up with you soon to evaluate our capacity and determine if we have the expertise to meet your needs. We generally set training fees at $100 per hour to provide planning time and two facilitators. Please tell us what you are able to pay and if you would like to discuss options for training exchanges or a reduced fee.

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Powerful Voices
1620 18th Avenue, Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98122

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