The Good Trouble Youth Summit invites students in grades 6-12 to to participate in a series of workshops on different types of activism. 

The summit will take place Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023, from 2-5 p.m. at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center and will include workshops on Advocacy as Activism on Micro and Macro Levels. Students will be in a community with educators who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) with support from allies. This is a space cultivated to support the needs of BIPOC students while students of other backgrounds are also welcome. All youth will be in this space focused on social justice, equity, and community building.

A Soul Skate in the gym will immediately follow the summit. 

How to participate

Registration for the summit can be found here.

The summit is sponsored by United Action for Youth, Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County, Black Lives Matter at School, Johnson County, LaLa Delo, Dream City, City of Iowa City, Rape Victim Advocacy Program, Iowa City Community School District, and United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties.

Date of publication

Thursday, January 12, 2023