934 Brannan
San Francisco, California 94103

Join us at the first annual Global Youth Media and Arts Festival!

Thursday, December 8 and Friday, December 9, 2005
December 8, 6pm-10pm; December 9, 10am-10pm
suggested donation $5

The Global Youth Media and Arts Program and Festival is a new program offered to Bay Area youth by Project Spera, an education nonprofit devoted to raising youth awareness of global issues (www.projectspera.org). The Festival is the culmination of three months of collaboration between Project Spera and youth in more than 20 local media and arts organizations. The three-day exhibition will feature work created by youth ages 12-18 addressing this year's theme, "Peace and Conflict: Local to Global". A wide range of media will be represented at the Festival, including photography, film, painting, spoken word, creative writing, music, dance, radio and print journalism and web design. The following organizations are partners in this exciting new program:

826 Valencia
Bay Area Video Coalition
Colored Ink
Conscious Youth Media Crew
Destiny Arts Center
The DJ Project
The East Oakland Women's Circle
Fostering Art (A Home Within)
Horizons Unlimited of San Francisco INC.
Lick-Wilmerding High School
Inspiring Young Emerging Leaders (IYEL)
The Mexican Museum
Out of Site: Center for Arts Education
Precita Eyes Mural Arts Center
Seven Tepees Youth Program
Southern Exposure
Urban Institute (Saint John's Educational Thresholds Center)
Youth Movement Records
Yo! Youth Outlook
Youth Radio
Zaccho Youth Company

Please join us at in attending the Festival at SOMArts on Thursday, December 8th or Friday, December 9th from 6-10pm to see performances
and visual art that convey youth perspectives on peace and conflict in the local community and in the world. The exhibition is also open to public viewing from 10am-5pm on Friday, December 9th. Exact dates and times are below. A suggested donation of $5 at the door will be asked of those attending and light refreshments will be served.

For more information, email Dana Curran at [email protected]
or call

Youth perfomances will be shown each evening from 6-10pm; an updated program can be accessed at www.projectspera.org

Added by claudinerlco on November 10, 2005