YOUTH HATE CRIME PREVENTION
PEER LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
2010 Peer Leadership Application Form
The Youth Hate
Crime Prevention Peer Leadership Program is a collection of dynamic
youth of different races and sexual orientations from San Francisco.
have the opportunity to learn and discuss issues of discrimination,
harassment, racial violence, hate crimes, and tensions in their schools
Led by local experts,
youth will participate in two hour workshops spanning eight weeks.
You will learn to advocate for positive change in your schools by
being role models. In effect, you will educate your peers about bigotry
and acts of youth violence or intimidation based on race, gender,
sexual orientation, or other differences.
will be provided for you to set your own program goals relating to
projects and to practice skills learned in real life settings. Food
will be served at workshops. Bus Tokens will be distributed for transportation
and other materials will be provided. Additionally, a $380 stipend
and a Certificate of Recognition will be awarded to successful participants
by the district attorney.
PLEASE NOTE! APPLICANTS MUST BE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 11-18 IN ORDER TO APPLY.