FYR is LIT: LIFEHACKS II

Summer 2021

Teens who have parents serving in the Virgin Islands National Guard and members of the State
Teens Panel will spend a week together developing leadership skills, individual mentoring styles and mapping personal success to share their own 2021 Lifehack with the greater community.  Sessions will be held on both Saint Croix, USVI and Saint Thomas, USVI.  

FYR is LIT: LIFEHACKS I

Summer 2020

Teens from Denver and Saint Croix met online to discuss issues they were facing during the unprecedented times in the summer of 2020.  They worked with guest artists curated by Directing Artist, Chuk Obasi and visiting professor Dr. Julio Cammaroto facilitated an exploratory discussion using Youth Participatory Action Research methods to help participants arrive at their final call to action where:   EVERYONE HAS A SEAT AT THE TABLE!

 

Click the video below to hear a piece of their conversations over their 12-week exploration. 

FYR is LIT

Summer 2019

Teens from Denver and Saint Croix hosted a two week literacy enrichment program for second graders from Claude O'Markoe School.  The program was centered around learning about how to preserve the environment.  All participants, second graders and high school students wrote and performed monologues at the closing ceremony.