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Student Voice Hosts Leadership Event for Waterloo Youth Organizations

Students will participate in roundtables and discussions about their school and community.

Press Release
April 27, 2019

Student Voice is working with Youth Art Team, Hip Hop Literacy, Waterloo Writing Project, Waterloo Youth Council, Teen Trust, and Waterloo Schools Link Crew to host a half-day student leadership event. The event is on Saturday, April 27 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. The leadership event hopes to build students’ confidence and storytelling skills to be able to affect change in the Cedar Valley.

Students throughout the U.S. are participating in workshops, storytelling lessons, and roundtables, learning how to affect change in their own school. Student Voice will provide the platform for Waterloo-area students to openly discuss problems in their community and determine the best steps to address them in an action-planning workshop.

The media is invited to attend the event.

About Student Voice

Student Voice is a by-students, for-students 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works in all 50 states to equip students as storytellers, organizers and institutional partners who advocate for student-driven solutions to educational inequity. Through direct civic action, Student Voice helps students hold their schools and surrounding communities accountable to the Student Bill of Rights and prepares them to become lifelong agents of social and political change. For more information about Student Voice, visit our website at and follow @Stu_Voice and #StuVoice on social media.

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