You’re probably wondering who Youth Rise Texas is, right? Feel free to browse our website to learn a little more about us but in the meantime, let us show you what we’re all about…
Youth Rise Texas youth positions are designed for teens ages 15-20 who have been harmed by criminalization.
We want to work with you to:
Transform yourself and your community
Gain leadership skills
Have fun and make friends!
Learn about and practice self-care
If you want to learn more about these things, then we are looking for YOU!
Apply today for the opportunity to commit to ONE YEAR of service, fun, and learning! Deadline to apply is April 26, 2019.
Important Upcoming Dates:
April 9: INFO SESSION (6:00pm-7:30pm) Optional, but recommended
April 16: INFO SESSION (6:00pm-7:30pm) Optional, but recommended
June 7: REQUIRED ORIENTATION
June 11 – July 12th (Regular Program)
June 11 – July 19th (Advanced Leaders)
1 Week mid-August (TBD)
August 16th School Year Kick-Off
All above dates except for those in August will happen at our center at 1307 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78702
#ArtsForward is Youth Rise Texas’ annual showcase of the artistic and cultural productions of our youth movement-makers. This year’s event will feature the works of our Digital Storytelling project, a collaboration with Texas Folklife, and Tunnel Vision, the final work our Theater Arts Project which will premier during Fusebox Festival .
#ArtsForward guest will experience an evening of self-guided listening stations of the Digital Storytelling Project, at-your-pace viewing of Tunnel Vision, and a youth artist talkback for audiences to hear first-hand about their artistic approaches to these works. Additionally, guests will be treated to delicious treats from some of Austin’s favorite restaurants, refreshments, and a cash bar.
A limited number of tickets at the early bird rate of $18 are available now. Click here to reserve yours today before they sell out!
Would your business or organization like to sponsor this event? Sponsorships provide additional perks including an ad in our program, event tickets and more! If you are interested in sponsoring this event, click here for more information on becoming a sponsor.
#ArtsForward is made possible with generous support from the City of Austin Cultural Arts Division.
Fall is here and we’re putting the pedal to the metal on our annual grassroots fundraiser. Jump aboard and help us reach our goal of $30,000 to purchase a Youth Rise Texas van! #GetOnTheVan and make a gift today!