Posts Tagged ‘youth empowered action’

First YEA Camp on the East Coast a Huge Success!

Blog post written by Nicole Green, Director of Animalearn, the education division of the American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS) and YEA Camp Counselor. Youth Empowered Action Camp, which was held for the first time on the east coast in Lanoka Harbor, NJ, was a life changing experience for me.  As an educational facilitator at YEA NJ,…

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Oregon Camp Session 2!

We have 20 new campers here at our lovely spot in Corbett, OR for session two, where a mama deer and her fawn are seen, and though the weather has oscillated from hot to rainy, we have remained steadfast in our goals to equip campers with the skills, knowledge, confidence and community to make a difference!…

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Update on YEA Camp Oregon Session 1!

Hello family and friends of Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp! We are having a rich week of learning how to be effective change-makers. At YEA we say that camp does not end on Friday, but that we are building knowledge, skills, confidence and community for the rest of our lives. There are intentions for each…

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Activist Profile: Jasmine C. Advocates for Dissection Choice in CT

Jasmine, who flew all the way from Connecticut to attend YEA Camp in California in 2010, is a dedicated and articulate advocate for a better world for all. In addition to working to get delicious vegetarian food options in her school cafeteria and interning with Compassion Over Killing in Washington, DC, last summer, among other…

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