9th Annual Youth for Justice Summer Academy Begins in San Rafael
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., July 22, 2022
YFJ SUMMER ACADEMY 2022
ACADEMIA DE VERANO JOVENES POR LA JUSTICIA
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., July 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice & Youth for Justice are pleased to announce the 9th annual Youth for Justice Summer Academy will begin Monday July 25th at the Canal Neighborhood headquarters of Alcohol Justice.
24 Belvedere St., San Rafael, CA 94901
July 25 to August 5 -- TIME 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
30 youth participants will be learning about our local environment, creating green spaces in the community, cooking healthy with produce from local gardens, art projects and more
Don Ernesto Olmos, Mayan elder/teacher/artist
Katya McCulloch, Artist/TeamWorks Art Mentorship Program
Maite Duran, Drug Free Communities Project Coordinator at Alcohol Justice.
Day trips to:
Olompali State Park, Novato – to learn about the area's original inhabitants
Oakland/Berkeley–for a mural tour, guided by of one of the muralist artists
China Camp–for a fun day of mountain biking
This two week summer camp provides unique opportunities for in-depth conversations with young people about life, leadership, and being agents of change guided by the Youth for Justice "Four Pillar Philosophy" of, Health and Healing, Nature Connection, Culture and History of Latino/Indigenous Peoples, and Community Organizing to Prevent Alcohol and Other Drug Harm.
The program is proudly sponsored by:
San Rafael Alcohol and Drug Coalition
Juvenile Probation Department of Marin County
For events occurring July 25 – August 5, 2022
CONTACT: Michael Scippa 415 548-0492
Maite Duran 415 717-1099
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