We believe that our youth are the future leaders and change agents the world needs to build a more inclusive and equitable future.
Our youth programs can do everything listed below and more!
- Foster mutual respect and understanding
- Increase communication skills
- Teach interpersonal leadership skills
OURTOWN for Elementary Students:
Focuses on anti-bullying rhetoric while teaching children about creating a safe and inclusive environment for all.
About OurTown for Middle Schools:
- 2-hour hands-on, interactive workshop
- Small groups of 15-30 students at a time
- Explore personal experiences with bullying as it relates to everyday life
- Learn how to work together
- Learn how they have the power to change bullying culture
In Our Own Voices (Ages 12-14):
A creative expression adventure –
Inspired by Kelly Ford, this program achieves several goals:
- Fosters cultural diversity and community
- Helps students find their voices
- Improves creativity, communication skills, and self-esteem
OurTown for High School Students
This interactive learning experience for high school students achieves the following objectives:
- Develops inter-and intra-personal skills
- Develops self-awareness, understanding, and appreciation for one’s own and others’ racial and cultural identities, heritage and ethnicity, spirituality, and more.
- Cultivates an expanded awareness of prejudice and its harmful effects on individuals, groups, and communities; and
- Teaches and develops leadership skills for social change.
Topics explored at OurTown for Teens include:
- Racial, ethnic, and cultural identity.
- Stereotypes and discrimination.
- Gender roles and sexuality.
- Inter-religious respect.
- Building an inclusive community.
- Develop self-awareness, understanding, and appreciation for one’s own and others’ racial and cultural identities, heritage and ethnicity, spirituality, and more.
- Cultivate an expanded awareness of prejudice and its harmful effects on individuals, groups, and communities; and
- Learn and develop leadership skills for social change.
Contact Us Today
2513 McCain Blvd., Ste 2
North Little Rock, AR 72116