HIGH SCHOOL EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS

All of these programs are open to young folx who identify as girls* between the ages of 14-18 and who live or go to school in Seattle. The programs are offered at the Powerful Voices offices in the Central District. The programs are free to join. You get paid a stipend, bus and light rail tickets, lunch/dinner/snacks. Contact us below or call us at call 206.860.1026.

 

ACTIVISTAS

Do you believe your voice and leadership are important for social change? Do you want to work with a group of girls* of color and womxn of color to impact your communities?

Share what you are passionate about and have the opportunity to elevate issues you care about. 

post it up

Do you want to get creative this summer and use art to create positive social change? Do you want to create the kind of messages that girls should get that are made by other girls?

Come gain basic art production skills and work with a team of girls to produce your own posters that tells your story and how you see the world.

JOB READINESS

What does it mean to be “professional” and who gets to decide that? How do you write a resume if you’ve never had a job before?

Learn about social justice issues that impact girls* of color while building job readiness skills!

A 2018 Activista presenting her workshop on Mexican Stereotypes at Girlvolution

A 2018 Activista presenting her workshop on Mexican Stereotypes at Girlvolution

WHEN: EARLY FEB - LATE APR

EARN UP TO $600

Over 12 weeks, you will dive into social justice topics and issues impacting girls* of color. Build your public speaking, facilitation skills, and raise your voice. Create a 1 hour workshop to present at the Girlvolution conference!

 
Young folks and program coordinators having fun during program

Young folks and program coordinators having fun during program

WHEN: aug 1, Aug 6-29 on tues / wed/ thurs
for: 12-15 year olds

EARN UP TO $450

Get ready to explore social justice issues and identity while using poster design to show-off + amplify the things most important to you!

 
The 2015 Job Readiness cohort laughing during an interactive activity

The 2015 Job Readiness cohort laughing during an interactive activity

WHEN: LATE OCT - MID NOV

EARN UP TO $255

Learn about what employers are looking for. You get to create a resume and get more practice job interviewing, as well as identifying and talking about your strengths. Meet and learn from womxn of color professionals who will support you!

 

 

previous PROGRAMS

A 2016 DYVAS participant performing her poem at the DYVAS Celebration

A 2016 DYVAS participant performing her poem at the DYVAS Celebration

Develop your voice and speak (DYVAs)

Over 7 weeks during the summer, young folks worked as a team to create a zine of their art and poetry about social justice issues. They presented their work and zine to community, family, and friends. There were also field trips to amusement parks and museums.

 

HUT UGALINO

EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM MANAGER

Gabby Evans

Employment Program assistant


PROGRAMS

CULTURAL ENRICHMENT - EMPLOYMENT - STUDENT ADVOCATE