Speak Up! youth events 2014

We are happy to announce the dates for the 2014 Speak Up! youth events!
 
The open air exhibition always gives us the opportunity to explore what people think about the winning images and about gender and LGBT issues. Local youths interview passers-by about the photo panels and filmed their responses. These interview films (in Dutch) of the different districts of Amsterdam have been merged together into a compilation video.
 
The compilation will be used in Speak Up! youth events: open discussions with young people about being yourself. They share stories about whether they are free to be themselves and how much freedom they allow others to be themselves. During the events the teenagers and a panel of people who are ‘different’ in some way share their experiences, which increases mutual understanding and respect.
 
The dates of the 2014 Speak Up youth events are are:
 
• Speak Up! South
Saturday 15 November from 14:45 – 17:00 hours (2.45PM – 5.00PM)
Heineken Experience, Stadhouderskade 78
 
• Speak Up! North
Thursday 4 December from 16:30 – 18:30 hours (4.30PM – 6:30PM)
Clusius College, Rode Kruisstraat 40
 
• Speak Up! West
Thursday 11 December from 19:00 – 21:00 hours (7PM – 9PM)
The Mall, van Speijkstraat 65
 
• Speak Up! South-East
Thursday 29 January, 17:00 – 19:00 uur
BuurtHuis Gein, Wisseloord 83
 
 

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