We Thrive Together with AGUILA Youth Leadership, Sareya Taylor, Samuel Redbird, Arizona Humanities
Date(s): Saturday, March 6, 2021, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Phoenix MST
Type(s): Discussion, Presentation, Workshop
Genre and Form(s): American Indian, Indigenous, Novels, Professional Development
NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
About this Event
Join the Piper Center and Aguila Youth Leadership Institute for We Thrive Together, an interactive and generative workshop for high-school aged youth on Saturday, March 6, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Phoenix MST on Zoom.
Centering peer learning and youth voice, this workshop will focus on themes of empowerment, resiliency and community as they affect young people preparing for adulthood. The workshop will be led by the inaugural Youth Poet Laureate Sareya Taylor, and Future Inspired Native American Leaders Youth Council member Samuel Redbird.
Please note: this event is not open to the public. Individuals must be enrolled in the AGUILA Youth Leadership Institute to attend. To learn more about enrolling in the AGUILA Youth Leadership Institute, visit their website at http://www.aguilayouth.org/application.
Looking for more events? Explore Diné womenhood with Laura Tohe and Luci Tapahonso on February 27, write in response to the Heard Museum with Manny Loley on March 13, or view the full schedule for the NEA Big Read today at http://piper.asu.edu/nea-big-read/events.
About the NEA Big Read: Phoenix
This event is presented as part of the NEA Big Read: Phoenix, celebrating Indigenous literary arts and culture in the Valley with over 25 talks, workshops, performances, book clubs, art exhibits other virtual events inspired by The Round House by Louise Erdrich. The NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. The NEA Big Read: Phoenix is presented by the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University with additional support from Arizona Humanities, Phoenix Public Library, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Humanities Division at ASU, and over 40 authors, performers, and community organizations. Find events, meet our partners, and start reading today at http://piper.asu.edu/big-read.
Support Indigenous Communities
The Phoenix Indian Center is the oldest American Indian non-profit organization of its kind in the United States, providing workforce development, cultural enrichment, and other vital services to Indigenous communities throughout the Valley for over 70 years. To support their work, visit their website at https://phxindcenter.org/financial-support/, click the donate button, enter an amount, and enter "NEA Big Read" in the description. Please consider making a gift to the Phoenix Indian Center today.