Race, Justice and Equity-MS and HS Programs

In partnership with the Close Up Foundation,  NNSP’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.

Race, Justice, and Equity: High School Empower Youth Voices Program
Through a series of six online discussions 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.

Program Costs and Details
NNSP member or Close Up School $200/ student
Standard rate $250/student
Please nominate three students to represent your school in the program.
Space is limited to 120 students

Date and Time
2021 dates still to be determined

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Race, Justice, and Equity: 8th Grade Civic Ambassadors Program
Through a series of four online discussions 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.

Program Costs and Details
NNSP member or Close Up School $150/student
Standard rate $200/student
Please nominate three students to represent your school in the program.
Space is limited to 120 students

Date and Time
2021 dates still to be determined

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