For Immediate Release
THE STAY PROJECT INVITES YOU TO THE 6TH ANNUAL STAY SUMMER INSTITUTE
Contact: Lou Murrey or Kendall Bilbrey
Tel. 828-773-1969 or 276-620-9264
The 6th Annual STAY Summer Institute will take place July 22nd-25th, 2016 at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, NC.
The STAY Summer Institute is a 4 day, regional gathering hosted by The STAY (Stay Together Appalachian Youth) Project providing creative gathering space for youth with leadership development, cultural sharing, political analysis, and kinship with youth from across the Appalachian region at the forefront.
This weekend in the mountains will include youth designed & facilitated workshops across many topics, full-group activities around art, music, storytelling, and political discussion led and facilitated by youth, and identity caucus space for youth of color and LGBTQIA youth.
Anyone aged 14-30 living in Appalachia is encouraged to sign up for this weekend of learning, empowerment and fun! To register for the STAY Summer Institute visit our website www.thestayproject.com/register-for-stay-summer-institute. The cost for 4 days of lodging, meals, and events is a sliding scale up to $160 total, with partial or full scholarships available on a first come, first serve basis. Please indicate on your registration if you need a full or partial scholarship as soon as possible.
The registration deadline is July 15th, 2016.
About The STAY Project:
The Stay Project is a diverse regional network of young people working together to create, advocate for, and participate in safe, sustainable, engaging and inclusive communities throughout Appalachia and beyond. To learn more or if you have any questions please visit www.thestayproject.com or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.