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The ACLU of Wisconsin is offering the free 2021 Summer Justice Institute for high school students from July 19 through the 30th in a hybrid format, with a mix of in-person and digital learning. Participants will be provided with all materials needed for the program and with lunch provided on in-person learning days.
For the past three summers, the ACLU of Wisconsin, in partnership with community groups and leaders, has provided approximately 40 high school students (including incoming freshman), a free two-week intensive camp experience teaching essential leadership and social justice issues, skills and techniques for civic engagement.
This year’s year’s SJI will continue to focus on racial justice, systematic racism, identity work, organizing, visual arts, civil liberties and civil rights with the hopes that students will be able to create community action plans. From issues in immigration, LGBTQ+, mass incarceration, voting rights, and more, students will become experts on the issues currently being confronted in Wisconsin today.
To learn more for the Summer Justice Institute, go to our website here.