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Arizona Youth Expressions – AYE!

ARIZONA YOUTH EXPRESSIONS (AYE!) POETRY WORKSHOP

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Arizona Youth Expressions (AYE!) is a four-week writing and performance poetry program for youth ages 13-18. The goal of AYE! is to offer Arizona youth tools to express themselves, to become comfortable presenting their ideas, and to have their poetry published in a printed book upon graduation. AYE! incorporates both workshops and public speaking/performance to achieve measurable outcomes. Classes begin in April for National Poetry Month.

PROGRAM FORMAT AND DATES

Youth meet every Saturday for a 2-hour workshop, with a public performance on the last Saturday of the month. Maximum of 50 participants per class.

 3 workshops, 2 hours each @ 2 Saturdays per month
 group performance per month (on last Saturday of the month)

COST

$50/youth participant (includes: light refreshments, materials, instruction, and printed collection of group poetry at the end of workshop). Interested in sponsoring a participant? Please see below for more information.

Here is a word from AYE! program coordinator and founder of ARTSNOB:agency, Nik Ridley (read Bio here):


Video Credit: Sevfen Sevante


BRICK BY BRICK..

Your help is vital in offering our youth the opportunity to participate in AYE! We live by the maxim that “It takes a village to raise a child” and our sponsorship model is a community-based approach to funding our programs. We are asking for your support to cover the per-student cost of this 4-week workshop.

Sponsorship levels:

 Daisy – Individual Sponsor ($50)
*sends one youth participant
Recognition on our website
Recognition in printed poetry book

 Yucca – Family Sponsor ($150)
*sends 3 youth participants
Recognition on our website
Recognition in printed poetry book

 Palo Verde – Group Sponsor ($450)
*sends 9 youth participants
Recognition on our website
Recognition in printed poetry book
Logo placement on all t-shirts

 Saguaro – Corporate Sponsor ($1000)
*sends 20 youth participants
Recognition on our website
Recognition in printed poetry book
Logo placement on all t-shirts
Logo displayed at events

We use PayPal to process your contributions – you won’t need to have a PayPal account to continue. Just click the secure button below and thank you in advance for your support!

SPONSORSHIP OPTIONS




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PAST ARTSNOB:agency YOUTH PROJECTS (2017):

Seeing is believing – so here’s a relevant example of past ARTSNOB:agency youth projects – this one with CEC Academy in Denver, Colorado with Ron Jolly and his music production class: