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Call For Teen Stories: Why I’m an Activist

Thursday, November 16, 2017

For Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month, NRCDV Radio’s Stories of Transformation podcast station will feature the stories of young activists, advocates, organizers, and social change makers age 12-20, describing “Why I’m an Activist.”

Your voice can highlight the power of young activists and the unique contributions of young people in community organizing for social justice.

Share your story:

  • Stories can be submitted by individuals or groups.

  • Stories should be between 5-10 minutes in length, when read aloud.
  • Stories should be submitted in a word, text format, or pasted in the body of your email
  • Email stories to: nrcdvTA@nrcdv.org, subject line “Why I’m an Activist”

Submit your story by Monday, December 18th - Storytellers will be notified by Friday, January 5th.

Young activists from traditionally marginalized and oppressed groups, including cis girls of color, non-English speaking, immigrants, Native Americans, Deaf, trans-identified, lesbian, gay, bisexual, non-binary and individuals living with disabilities, are strongly encouraged to submit their stories.

Selected stories will be shared nationally as part of the Domestic Violence Awareness Project’s efforts during Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month in February 2018. Selected storytellers will be invited to read their story aloud in a podcast, or have someone read the story for you.

Learn more at https://www.nrcdv.org/TDVAMStories/