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CATCA recognizes that convention is situated on Treaty 7, South of Red Deer River, the traditional territory of the Blackfoot, Tsuu T’ina, and Stoney Nakoda peoples, and that the North of Red Deer River Treaty 6, traditional Métis, Cree, and Saulteaux territory. We honour the First Peoples who have lived here since time immemorial, and we give thanks for the land.






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Friday, February 24 • 9:00am - 11:20am
Raise your voices! And Write for (a) change!

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Can writing and words truly make a difference? Can the spoken word really make change? Through this session, explore multidisciplinary techniques for engaging your students in the writing process. Help them to find their ‘voice’ and explore the delights and possibilities of the human voice through performing their own words shaped by themes they are passionate about. Imagine Greek chorus, spoken word, rant, hip hop, plus a little movement/improv thrown in for fun. Encourage even the reluctant writer to believe in wordpower. Gail will take you from idea generation to creation to performance as a model for your own classroom. Join her as she guides you along a YouthWrite path to inspire youth to write and raise their voices for (a) change!


Friday February 24, 2023 9:00am - 11:20am MST
Red Deer Polytechnic-2216
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