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Rhizome is a youth-led social action day camp. Rhizome is a space for youth to meet up and network with other youth from Victoria to explore how sexualized violence happens in their lives and communities, and how we can prevent/end it. Youth will learn to use different forms of multi-media such as film, dance, skillscreening, and spoken word poetry to create social action that addresses sexualized violence in the community. Rhizome's goal is to provide a safer space free from racism, homo &trans phobia, sexism, ableism, classism and other forms of discrimination. It’s a space for youth to share their perspectives, feel empowered, and create a change in the community!
Who? All youth ages 14-19 of any gender
When? Rhizome will be held August 7-11 (Tuesday - Saturday) from 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Where? Community of Conscious Living (located at 111 Superior Street, Victoria BC)
Why? Rhizome is centred around you! We believe that youth are the experts of their own lives, and Rhizome strives to create a space to exlplore how these issues surrounding sexualized violence and social action are relvent to you.
Still not sold? Yummy food + snacks, gift certificates, and give away S.W.A.G. for all!!
Cost? FREE to attend! Funds for childcare (young parents welcome!), and transportation available
Rhizome aims to create an inclusive space for all youth that is FREE FROM racism, homo+transphobia, sexism, ableism, classism, and other forms of discrimination
If you know any youth that would be interested, we would love it if you chatted with them about this opportunity. They can contact us at email@example.com or via facebook http://www.facebook.com/Rhizome2012ProjectRespect for more information.