22nd Annual Boston Youth Peace Conference: Be For The Change

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 6:00pm

One of Boston’s hottest productions, featuring many of the city’s most talented youth. The evening includes an original theatre presentation with music, dance, spoken word, and young people speaking from their hearts about their lives and their hopes for a better Boston. In addition, artists from B 4 Records, a youth-run record label and project of Teen Empowerment and The Record Company, will be debuting songs from the upcoming CD, Be For The Change.

To make this a great evening transformational for our community and the lives of young people, we need your help to reach out to youth and adults to attend and participate in this powerful event. Schedule:

6:00pm -7:15pm: Registration, Reception and Ice Cream Social

The Conference will begin with an exhibit of local community organizations, artists and vendors tabling and free ice cream provided by JP Licks.

7:30pm - 9:00pm: The Play “Be For The Change”

The conference will move into the theatre for a dynamic performance featuring an original play interspersed with music, dance, speeches, raps, and spoken word. This year’s story will deal with community issues and provides a hopeful vision of a better future where youth take their rightful place as full partners in community life.

9:00pm – 9:30pm: Speak-Out and Healing Ceremony

Tickets are $2 in advance, $3 at the door and $1 each for groups of 10 or more (all adult chaperones can attend for free). Tickets are sold at the Strand Theatre Box Office and at any Teen Empowerment site. Please contact Sheri Bridgeman at 617.905.2828 or sheri@teenempowerment.org for information or tickets.

Sheri Bridgeman

Location

543 Columbia Rd,
Dorchester, MA 02125

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