We The Future – Community Celebration

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Saturday, October 5, 2019

WE THE FUTURE

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center
440 5th Ave N, Seattle, Washington 98109
Facebook Event Page

Celebrate the opening of our newest exhibition, “We the Future: Young Leaders of Social Change” with performances, poetry, art, and activism. Featuring a special performance by Xiuhtezcatl, a climate justice advocate and hip-hop artist who is included in the exhibit, as well as local youth musicians, poets, and artists. Connect with community partners and find how to turn your inspiration into action.
Exhibition Partner: Amplifier
Community Celebration Partners:
206 Zulu, AUcollective, Choose 180, King County Sexual Assault Resource Center (KCSARC), Oxfam, Totem Star, “The Rhapsody Project,” a program of Community Arts Create, The Vera Project, The Washington Bus, Red Eagle Soaring Alliance for Gun Responsibility

Catering by: That Brown Girl Cooks

“We the Future” showcases the stories of ten young leaders working to build an equitable and inclusive world through their respective social change movements. Inspired by Amplifier’s “We the Future” education campaign and co-curated with the Gates Foundation Discovery Center’s Youth Ambassador Program, the exhibition celebrates youth leadership and action across a range of social justice issues such as climate justice, criminal justice reform, voting rights, immigration rights, disability justice, gun reform, queer rights, and literacy.

Community Celebration Schedule:

10:00 AM
Welcome and Land Acknowledgement with special guests: Red Eagle Soaring

10:30-10:45 AM
The Rhapsody Project, a program of Community Arts Create

11:00-11:30 AM
Totem Star: Suraya, Mehria, ZAG

11:30-12:15 PM
Gallery Discussions Led By: Xiuhtezcatl & Discovery Center Youth Ambassadors

12:30-12:50 PM
206 Zulu Dance Performance

1:00-1:30 PM
Totem Star: Sharmaine, Kiddus Fecto

1:30-2:00 PM
Gallery Discussion Led By: Discovery Center Youth Ambassadors

2:00-2:30 PM
Performance: Au Collective

2:30-3:00 PM
Gallery Discussion Led By: Discovery Center Youth Ambassadors

3:00-3:30 PM
Totem Star: Mirabai Kukathas, AJANI

3:30-3:50 PM
206 Zulu Dance Performance

4:00-5:00 PM
Xiuhtezcatl Performs