Race, Justice, and Equity Program

 

In partnership with the National Network of Schools in Partnership, Close Up’s Race, Justice, and Equity programs will bring together students from across the nation for a series of civic engagement workshops. Through deliberations on today’s most pressing issues, students from diverse backgrounds will engage in meaningful dialogue and consider their own vision for addressing these important issues.

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PROGRAM DETAILS

Race, Justice, and Equity: High School Empower Youth Voices Program

Through a series of six online discussions designed and facilitated by Close Up instructors, high school students will come together to consider the changes they would like to see in our society. These students from across the nation will deliberate about the barriers to equity in our systems of education, health, and justice; hear from policy and advocacy experts about the work that is needed to make change real; and consider methods of activating members of their communities to take action. Each school may nominate three high school students.

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Dates: Every Monday and Thursday, February 22 – March 11, from 7:30-8:45pm (EST) / 4:30-5:45pm (PST)

If you are interested in customized dates, for a program that will include participants from individual schools only, please reach out to us at programsupport@closeup.org.

Pricing: This program is intended for high school students. Please nominate three students to represent your school in this national session.

  • NNSP & Close Up Member Rate: $200 per student
  • Standard Rate: $250 per student

Space is limited to 120 students: Please confirm your school’s participation by February 1. If you have questions, please contact programsupport@closeup.org.

*NNSP and Close Up are deeply committed to equity and inclusion. If your school requires financial assistance, please contact Close Up at programsupport@closeup.org.

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Race, Justice, and Equity: 8th Grade Civic Ambassadors Program

Through a series of four online discussions designed and facilitated by Close Up instructors, 8th graders will represent their schools in an examination of today’s most pressing issues with peers from across the country. Students will connect their experiences and personal stories to ongoing conversations about race, justice, and equity in our society; develop the skills needed for active citizenship; and return back home to share what they have learned as civic ambassadors of their school communities. Each school may nominate three 8th grade students.

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Dates: Monday and Thursday, March 1 – March 11, from 6:00-7:15pm (EST) / 3:00-4:15pm (PST)

If you are interested in customized dates, for a program that will include participants from individual schools only, please reach out to us at programsupport@closeup.org.

Pricing: This program is intended for 8th grade students. Please nominate three students to represent your school in this national session:

  • NNSP & Close Up Member Rate: $150 per student
  • Standard Rate: $200 per student

Space is limited to 120 students: Please confirm your school’s participation by February 15. If you have questions, please contact programsupport@closeup.org.

*NNSP and Close Up are deeply committed to equity and inclusion. If your school requires financial assistance, please contact Close Up at programsupport@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.