“GET UP, STAND UP” Conference

Turning Young People into Leaders through the Arts
Organised by Dr Nathalie Teitler
Friday, October 28th – 09.00 to 16.00

Building bridges between the worlds of activism, art and politics to make young people the heart of their communities and leaders of positive change

Putting Creativity at the Heart of Young People’s Development

An opportunity to network, share ideas, find new partners

Introductions: John Baraldi (Chief Executive, Bernie Grant Centre) and Dr Nathalie Teitler

Presentations by:
•    The Red Room, Topher Campbell ( Director)
•    Paul Hamlyn Foundation with Music and Change, Dr Charlie Alcock ( Founder and Director)
•    New Deal of the Mind, Martin Bright (Founder and Director)
•    Shake! Young Voices in Arts, Media, Race & Power, Ed Lewis (Platform)
•    Great British Youth exhibition, Yemisi Blake
•    UK Youth, Joseph Wyatt
•    BritishBlackMusic.com/Black Music Congress, Kwaku ( Director)
•    Poetry Readings by: Inua Ellams, Kayo Chingonyi, Kim Leng-Hills

Workshops by:
•    English PEN and Index on Censorship – Drawing The Line: Create Your Own Free Speech Project with Julia Farrington (Index)  and Philip Cowell (English PEN)
•    Catch 21 -Using Digital Platforms and Social Media, Adam Fowles
•    Youth Media Agency – Presenting Positive Images of Young People, Susana Giner
•    Malika Booker, RSC Writer-in-Residence – Using Creative Writing to Empower Young People

Cost: £20 including meals refreshments (£15 Students/Unwaged)
(tea/coffee/drinks and snacks throughout the day as well as lunch)

Coverage by Streetlife Radio- http://streetliferadio.com
Please Book on boxoffice@berniegrantcentre.co.uk stating food preference
Book online from Monday 10 October on: www.berniegrantcentre.co.uk

Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Rd, London N15 4RX
Tube: Seven Sisters (Victoria Line) Exit 1  Buses: 149, 259, 243, 476, 230, 123  Train: Seven Sisters

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