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Exhibition-Related Events

Fostering Resilience: What it Took, What it Takes, and Where it Has Taken You

Sun, Nov 5, 2017, 1–3:30 pm

Join California Youth Connection and the MAH to discuss how foster youth not only survive, but thrive, contribute and make a difference. This event includes panel discussions from current, former, and older generations of foster youth, an art activism workshop, and youth-led performances. The Art as Activism Workshop is meant to provide participants with tools to make art connected to social movements. We will briefly explore different types of art that have been used for activism and their impact on social…

Community Rental: Y.O.U.T.H. Training Project – Communicate with Us, and Understand our Stories

Fri, Dec 15, 2017, 1–4 pm

The MAH proudly hosts the Y.O.U.T.H. Training Project in conjunction with the Lost Childhoods exhibit. This training provides training hours for services workers and is appropriately intended for social workers, child welfare professionals, former foster youth trainers.   Communicate with Us, and Understand our Stories In this highly interactive 3-hour training, child welfare professionals and former foster youth trainers will interact with stories and narratives found within Foster Youth Museum. Furthermore, social workers will have time in training to practice successful…

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