Empowering Girls' Voices NCGS Program

 

In partnership with the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools and the Hockaday Institute for Social Impact, Close Up’s Empowering Girls’ Voices program brings together students from across the globe for a series of civic engagement workshops. By engaging students from different backgrounds in meaningful dialogue, we aim to help them develop empathy for the perspectives of others and build the skills and confidence needed to empower a generation of female change-makers.

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PROGRAM DETAILS

Empowering Girls’ Voices (High School)

Now more than ever, young people want to play a pivotal role in developing solutions and addressing inequities in the United States. Over the course of the 5-day Youth Summit, Close Up will facilitate sessions for high school students to build the tools and knowledge they need to become catalysts for change in their communities. Students will network with diverse peers nationwide; deliberate about the barriers to equity in our country; deepen their understanding of existing campaigns for change; and work together to create meaningful solutions.

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Dates and Pricing:

High School Youth Summit | Monday, June 21 – Friday, June 25, 2021, from 1:00-4:00pm (EST) / 10:00am-1:00pm (PST)

  • Individual Price: $300 per student

Space is limited. Please register by June 2, 2021 to confirm your participation.

* NCGS and Close Up are deeply committed to equity and inclusion. If you require financial assistance, please contact Close Up at ncgs@closeup.org.

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Empowering Girls’ Voices (Middle School)

Never has there been a more important time for young women to understand the challenges facing our democracy, to engage with diverse perspectives, and to make their voices heard. Over the course of the 5-day Youth Summit, Close Up will facilitate sessions for middle school students to build the confidence needed to be part of the next generation of change-makers! Students will build relationships; connect their experiences and personal stories to community issues; consider how to create a more inclusive and representative democracy; and develop plans to involve their communities in future action.

MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMIT OVERVIEW >

Dates and Pricing:

Middle School Youth Summit | Monday, June 21 – Friday, June 25, 2021 from 12:00-2:00pm (EST) / 9:00-11:00am (PST)

  • Individual Price: $250 per student
Space is limited. Please register by June 2, 2021 to confirm your participation.

 

NCGS and Close Up are deeply committed to equity and inclusion. If you require financial assistance, please contact Close Up at ncgs@closeup.org.

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Participation in a Close Up program requires parent or guardian approval for any participants under 18 years of age. 

Over 93% of students said Close Up’s virtual programs…

helped them understand the importance of using their voice to make change in their communities.