PJI Youth Academy Offers Opportunity for High Schoolers to Learn About Social Justice

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Parents asked for it and the Peace and Justice Institute (PJI) responded. A new PJI Youth Academy – Social Justice Series for Central Florida youth in 9th-12th grades will be offered online Monday, August 3, Wednesday, 5 and Friday, August 7, beginning with an orientation on Sunday, August 2, 2020. Do you know any young people, maybe your own, who want an energizing, “not-like-school” summer experience hosted by the PJI?

In this program, youth will:

  • Discover and build awareness through the PJI Principles
  • Apply and compare equity principles to current and lived experiences
  • Develop and explore sustainable peace and social justice practices

Dates and Times:

  • Sunday, August 2, 2020, 7 – 8:30 p.m. (Orientation)
  • Monday, August 3, 2020, 1 – 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 1 – 4 p.m.
  • Friday, August 7, 2020, 1 – 4 p.m.

The cost to attend is $50, plus a $4.67 fee. A $25 scholarship rate is also available. 

For more details, including the agenda, and to register, click the button below.

For questions contact Catherine Cutlip, PJI Youth Academy volunteer leader at peaceandjustice@valenciacollege.edu.

1 Comment

  • April Montallana said:

    This is awesome!

    PMWed, 15 Jul 2020 16:45:52 +0000Wed, 15 Jul 2020 16:45:52 +0000pm20,4:45 pm

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