Events

Our events are all about education, and provide a springboard for action.

COVID-19 Notice: At this time we are optimistic about hosting in-person events for the 2021-22 school year, supplemented by virtual activities. We will update this website as changes occur.

August 2021

How to Start (or Strengthen) a Youth-Led Anti-Oppression Club

Virtual

To help groups across the state kick off the school year the right way, the co-chairs for YCD Colorado and YCD New Mexico will host a training on how to start a youth-led anti-oppression club or group. This training will also be useful to existing groups or clubs looking to strengthen their practices or re-energize their work.


January 8, 2022

Student Facilitator Training

Denver, Colorado

Facilitators learn key skills including bonding, how to start a discussion, how to manage conflict, and much more — skills that will help them lead conversations on social change back in their clubs, schools, and communities.


January 29, 2022

Colorado Youth Diversity Conference

Denver, Colorado

The largest diversity conference for teens in Colorado, this event welcomes over 1,100 students and teachers from across the state each year.


February 12, 2022

Student Facilitator Training

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Facilitators learn key skills including bonding, how to start a discussion, how to manage conflict, and much more — skills that will help them lead conversations on social change back in their clubs, schools, and communities.


March 5, 2022

New Mexico Diversity Conference for Youth

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Back in its fourth year, students from across New Mexico are planning this conference to bring together 500+ teens from the state.