Sunday youth meetings are 4:00 – 6:00 at First Congregational United Church of Christ (FCUCC), 20 Oak Street in downtown Asheville, unless otherwise indicated.
Express YO-Self! YO’s monthly expressive arts program is happening WEEKLY in 2014! From 5-6:30 pm at our regular space in FCUCC at 20 Oak street, YO will host local teachers and artists to instruct us in all the creative arts Asheville has to offer! Each month will feature a theme–Poetry, Dance, Comedy, Circus Arts, etc.–and each week of that month will feature a different workshop or activity on that theme.
Monthly youth meetings in Hendersonville have been cancelled until further notice. The LGBT film series will be incorporated into the weekly Asheville meetings.
Click Youth for more information about our meetings and for directions to FCUCC or call Al Murray, Youth Programs Coordinator at 828.785.3621.
Express YO-Self! Poetry
Our Voice joins YO to present the first half of a 2-part Climbing Toward Confidence program. This week, we’ll talk about sexual harassment, setting boundaries and safety. We’ll be at our regular location and will get liability waivers for next week. All are welcome to attend Part 1, even if not attending Part 2 BUT attendance at Part 1 is mandatory to participate in Part 2. Space is limited, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 828.785.3621
Express Yo-Self! Poetry
Movie Night and No Name-Calling Week activity: In anticipation of No Name-Calling Week, we’ll watch a few of the videos made by youth all over the country observing No Name-Calling Week in past years. For a sneak peak, see http://www.youtube.com/glsen
No Name-Calling Week puts a spot-light on bullying and encourages ways youth can fight bias and name-calling in their schools.
Express YO-Self! Poetry–”Celebrate Kindness” is GLSEN’s theme for No Name-Calling Week 2014. This will be our guiding concept in tonight’s workshop and motivation for No Name-Calling Week this year
Lou Stewart will bring us another installment of American LGBTQ History from the 20th-21st Century! We’ll learn about important LGBTQ groups, individuals, events and issues.
Express YO-Self! Poetry
Express YO-Self: Knitting with Pride! We’ll knit with pride, discussing the color schemes used in various pride flags and pride symbols.
LOVE! A program on the “Love languages” we use and valentines to yourself: One of our long-time YO participants will lead a discussion of how we give and receive love and we’ll craft the Valentines we’d LOVE to get!
Express YO-Self: T-shirt design and DIY screen-printing and stenciling.
Express YO-Self: Craft for a cause–crafting for fundraisers. Wonder what you can offer to a contributor to your indiegogo, kickstarter or gofundme venture? Wondering how you can turn your creativity into fundraising fun? From crowd-funding thank you gifts to activist efforts, we’ll use crafts to keep your ventures moving!
Attendees from the Creating Change conference in Houston will present highlights from their favorite workshops and activities.
Express YO-Self: Craft–Another awesome night of crafting with YO!