Project 13 is a program specifically for LGBTQ, queer, or questioning middle school youth ages 11-14 in the South Puget Sound. Through weekly program hours at Oasis Youth Center, youth involved with this program will have a safe space to gather, learn, and connect with peers once a week during summer afternoons, and throughout the coming school year.
Through focused activities and discussion facilitated by culturally competent staff and volunteers, Project 13 will provide a safe space for queer and questioning youth to build positive self-identity, community support, and critical thinking skills to practice consent, recognize healthy relationships, and have a vision for their healthy futures.
Project 13 runs on an 8-week program cycle, in which youth will have the space and guidance to learn, explore, and discuss topics like self-identity, peer pressure, healthy relationships, and leadership.
*Queer: We use the term queer as a positive social identity, and an inclusive, or umbrella term, for LGBTQ people.
Project 13 is open to youth who:
Are ages 11-14
Identify as queer (LGBTQ) or questioning
Are enrolled in middle school, or just graduated middle school in Spring 2016
Have parent/guardian approval (signed Parent/Guardian Consent Form)
Agree to follow Oasis’ Project 13 Community Standards
Have reliable transportation to Oasis
Please call or email to set up a Project 13 intake meeting with our staff: (253) 671-2838, email@example.com
Time: Wednesday afternoons
Grade: 6-8th grade *Youth entering 9th grade in Fall 2016 are eligible for summer session
Dates: Summer session running from July 6 - August 31 *runs through school year
Location: Oasis Youth Center
2215 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
Sign-up: Contact Project 13 staff at (253) 671-2838 or firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an intake with youth and 1 supportive parent or guardian
For more information, call 253-671-2838
|Dates||Jul 06—Aug 31|
|Location||Oasis Youth Center (LGBTQ)
2215 Pacific Ave Tacoma, Wa
Tacoma, WA 98402
Local: (253) 272-1600
Office: 919 South 9th Street, Tacoma WA 98405
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