Ladies and Femmes with Afro-Textured Hair and Mission Respect invite you to assist us create workshops for Black youth!
Mission Respect is collaborating with Nichola Watson, Counsellor, and Dr. Lisa Gunderson’s Ladies and Femmes with Afro-textured Hair Group to develop workshops for Black youth. We’re working collectively to construct workshops about consent, gender, and bystander intervention, and we wish your assist!
We’re on the lookout for 5-Eight Black excessive school-aged youth to hitch a steering committee to assist with this course of. It will embody attending three to 4 90-minute conferences between August and September, and youth will obtain a $50 honorarium per assembly. Youth may also obtain an official letter confirming their participation in order that grade 9 college students can apply it to their resumes and grade 10-12 college students can use it towards satisfying their Neighborhood Connections commencement requirement of taking part in a minimum of 30 hours of labor expertise and/or group service.
Need to get Concerned?
For those who or somebody are fascinated by taking part, please e mail Amara, Mission Respect Neighborhood Coordinator, , by this Friday, July 24th. Amara will ship you a survey to finish.
Ladies and Femmes with Afro-textured Hair
Ladies and Femmes with Afro-textured Hair is an intergenerational collective of black ladies, women, and femmes from grade 6 and up. Their main functions are to encourage and inform one another, to be unapologetic about their Afro-textured hair, gender expression, being black, and about their wealthy African heritage. Their imaginative and prescient is to create a secure(r) area that’s accessible to all courses and talents for the women and femmes. They envision a spot the place the women and femmes can inform and share their Afro-textured hair tales and the place they’ll make the connections between hair, shallowness, and black identification.
Project Respect is the youth-led prevention and training department of the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre. Mission Respect’s programming brings youth and adults collectively to collaborate on understanding how systemic root causes similar to gender stereotypes, racism, colonialism, and different abuses of energy create violence in our lives. Our workshops use interactive video games and discussions to assist youth problem messages they hear within the media and from friends and to seek out their function in creating safer communities.