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Rise Up! Roots of Liberation – Youth Camp for Justice and Peace : DMZ Hawai'i / Aloha 'Aina
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Rise Up! Roots of Liberation – Youth Camp for Justice and Peace


UPDATE:  Thanks to a special gift from the Hawai’i Peoples Fund, we are able to offer stipends of $150 to youth participants who successfully complete the program.

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 1, 2010

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youth camp for justice and peace

March 15 – 19, 2010

Camp Kokokahi, Kane’ohe

Who:             Youth ages 15 – 19 with a passion for peace, justice and aloha ‘aina.

What:             Be Real:  Liberate the power of our histories, cultures and identities.

Be the Change: Gain knowledge and skills to help grow our movement for peace & justice.

Connect: Meet other youth who also care about making Hawai’i and the world a better place.

Download the application forms here.

Program eligibility

  • Youth the ages of 15-19 years old.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work well in a team towards a common goal.
  • Must have the desire to work for justice and peace, protect the environment.

How to apply

1) Complete the application form. Download the application forms here. Have a teacher/adviser complete the recommendation form.  Applicants under 18 years of age must also fill out and return a signed parent permission form .

2)  Mail, fax or email your completed application packet to:

  • Mail:  American Friends Service Committee -Hawai’i Area Program

Rise Up! Roots of Liberation – Youth for Justice and Peace

Attn: Kyle Kajihiro

2426 O’ahu Avenue

Honolulu, HI 96822

  • Fax:      808-988-4876
  • Email: kkajihiro@afsc.org

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  • Video:  Send us an online video of your response to the application form.  You must still submit signed teacher/adviser recommendation form and if you are under 18 years of age, a parent/legal guardian permission form.

3) DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS EXTENDED: March 1, 2010.

This program is FREE.  Spaces are limited.  Applicants will be selected based on your application packets.  We may also call to interview finalists.   Applicants will be notified by March 5, 2010 whether they are admitted to the program.

UPDATE:  Thanks to a special gift from the Hawai’i Peoples Fund, we are able to offer stipends of $150 to youth participants who successfully complete the program.

For more information:             Call 808-988-6266.  Email: kkajihiro@afsc.org

This program is made possible with the generous support of the Hawai’i Peoples Fund, the Pohaku Fund and the Ka Papa o Kakuhihewa Fund, and the Hawai’i Community Foundation.

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