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Providing Voice to Students Who are Often Unheard

DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative

Monday, March 20, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)

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PROVIDING VOICE TO STUDENTS WHO ARE OFTEN UNHEARD
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: ¡Óyeme! (which means hear me in Spanish) strives to provide a creative arts outlet for young people, utilizing best practice culturally-based, trauma-informed theatre and arts activities to create a sense of community among the participants, and provide a safe space for immigrant youth to share their stories.   Learn the techniques for using theatre as a tool for creating a safe space in your classroom, as a vehicle to share stories, and how it can promote language development.  This workshop will be led by playwright Miriam Gonzales and Director Elena Velasco.  It will explore themes of the play Oyeme based on the stories of refugee youth and provide hands on activities that teachers and community leaders can bring back to their students.
Date: March 20, 2016
Time: 6PM-7:30PM
Location: Sacred Heart School, 1625 Park Rd NW Washington DC 2001
Max participants: 30
Grades: All grades are welcome *recommended for middle school and high school*

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Sacred Heart School
1625 Park Rd NW
Washington, DC 20001

Monday, March 20, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)


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DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative

The DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative believes that the arts —inclusive of music, theater, dance, visual arts, media arts— and the humanities are central to the education of every student. To accomplish this citywide effort, the Collaborative works with its members to provide equitable access to quality arts and humanities education for all DC public and public charter school students.  Working with our partners, the DC Collaborative provides exemplary programming including Arts and Humanities for Every Student and Professional Developement Initiatives.

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