SYPP Fundraiser: FamBam!

May 4, 2011
A Dinner and Celebration of the SYPP Family
-Saturday, May 21st, 5:30-8pm-
Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church
3001 24th Avenue South 
Seattle, WA 98144
Register here: http://bit.ly/syppfambam

What’s a FamBam?

fam·i·ly [fam-uh-lee, fam-lee] noun   +    bam [bam] noun, verb   =  Fam·Bam
noun
1. a night of sharing, storytelling, eating and laughter with old and new friends.
ex. I can’t wait to go to the fambam tonight so I can eat til I burst and laugh til I cry!
verb
2. to bring communities together to celebrate the accomplishments of youth organizers with families, community and SYPP supporters.
ex. I’m glad we fambam’d last night. I learned so much about everyone there!

No auction this year? What makes this different? 

  • Instead of an emphasis on items and purchases, the focus is on fun and connection between supporters, youth, and their families.
  • A creative and unique celebration of how all generations contribute to social change, from our ancestors, to our supporters and alumni, to our current members.
  • More diverse and in-depth sharing about who SYPP is and why our work matters.

I want to be there! What do I need to know?

  • A delicious dinner is provided and you should be prepared to run for our famously fun dessert dash.
  • Come with a spirit of grassroots support for a worthy organization empowering youth in Seattle to fight for social justice. There will be a variety of ways to donate to SYPP and demonstrate support for our work.
  • Tickets are $40 for adults, and $20 for youth
Please register yourself as a guest by clicking this link: http://bit.ly/syppfamba
If you have any questions about anything at all please feel free to call us at 206-860-9606 or email sunny@sypp.org or jeremy@sypp.org
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P.O.P Pieces of the Puzzle: Performing Arts Show

April 27, 2010

P.O.P Pieces of the Puzzle: Performing Arts Show
Friday, April 30th @ 7PM
The Quincy Jones Performing Arts Center (400 23rd Ave.)

Presented by Garfield High School and benefiting Seattle Young People’s Project

A night bringing the Central District community together to raise awareness and celebrate youth empowerment through visual and performing arts.

TICKETS — pre-sale: $4 students, $6 adults; door: $6 students, $8 adults. All proceeds go to Seattle Young People’s Project!

For more tickets and more information contact: Atousa Zolfaghari at atousa07@yahoo.com or Molly McManus at molly10@universitywashington.edu


SYPP Youth Blog: Say It! Story Telling as Organizing

April 1, 2010

Check out this amazing new(ish) blog!

About Say It!

Say It!: Story-telling as Organizing is a weblog featuring the work, thoughts, research, and voices of 15 youth organizers at Seattle Young People’s Project who are listening to the struggles, realities, and experiences of youth communities in Seattle and sharing their stories with you.

For us, story-telling is political. Every story raises young people’s voices, sheds light on their most pressing issues, and inspires visions and strategies for local social change. These stories are political beginnings of the political change we want to make in our homes, neighborhoods, communities, schools, and worlds.

Read on. Share your thoughts (yes, that means write a comment)! And, join the struggle.


Pull out your calendars…

March 31, 2010

We’ve got two Save the Dates for you! 🙂

*Seattle Young People's Project Auction* Save the Date for our Annual Auction!
*Saturday,  May 8th 2010
Asian Resource Center
5-9pm

*We're looking for Table Captains, Dessert Donor, Volunteers!
Email Jeremy (jeremy@sypp.org) or Sahar (sahar@sypp.org)
to sign up! Or call us at (206) 860-9606

and…

*CARA's Annual Wine & Roses Fundraiser*
*Sat. May 29, 2010
7-9pm (doors open at 6pm)
NW African American Museum
2300 S Massachusetts St. Seattle, WA  98144 
http://naamnw.org/directions.html

$45 per person
Honored Guest: Dr. Maxine Mimm* Join us as we commemorate another
year of grassroots anti-violence activism! We will honor our
legacy as a black women led organization with a community award
to Dr. Maxine Mimms. Dr. Mimms' pioneering work led to the founding
of the Tacoma Campus of Evergreen State College. She is known to
many black women for her passion and perseverance. CARA is very
pleased to have this legendary community beacon as our honored
guest of the evening. We will also celebrate the organizations
that have significantly supported CARA over the last year.

RSVP early! Send your checks to CARA, c/o Wine & Roses
801-23rd Ave S, Suite G-1, Seattle, WA 98144.