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WRITING

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After-School

Creativity • Clubs • Mentorship

 A space 

To BE

To BE

and

to BELONG

to BELONG

After-School Writing Programs

offer students ages 6-18 in-person and virtual opportunities to write and tell their stories at our Greenwood and Yesler Terrace locations. Students also have the opportunity to work together in writing and storytelling clubs, focus on individual projects, and learn from visiting guest writers, artists, and experts. Our overall approach, along with focused activities, nurtures emotional awareness, elevates creative voice, and builds a strong community.

Our Program Managers are experienced educators practicing Social and Emotional Learning and the tenets of Growth Mindset. They draw on the whole of the Fearless Ideas community, which includes the active participation of families and the help of trained volunteers. Ultimately, the success of our After-School Writing Programs rely on students who bring a genuine desire to learn and a commitment to be kind, creative, and fearless.

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I enjoyed the ways you were able to connect us with ourselves and the whole group through writing and creativity." 

- Fearless Ideas Student in 2020

 
 
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After-School Writing 

SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE

Our yearly calendar and emergency cancellations adhere to those set by Seattle Public Schools

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We offer a variety of in-person and virtual programming that builds foundational skills through writing, reading, creativity, and community. A focus on growth mindset, mindfulness and social emotional learning will be woven throughout every program. 

 

Currently, each program will be six-weeks long with the first session running from October 11th thru November 19th. Our next session will begin after the new year. We will be offering various writing workshops between our sessions. Please click the Fall Program Schedule below to access more information and fill out interest form by clicking on the day you're interested in. 

Program Costs

 
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We are committed to making sure our programs are accessible to everyone. As in the past, our Fall after-school programs will be offered for free, but we encourage you to consider a donation in lieu of a fee (although not required, we are suggesting a donation of $100 per 6-week program, though any amount is appreciated). Your support will greatly help us continue to offer high-quality programming to more families in our community. To make your fall program donation and support our student authors, please click HERE.

Tutoring Support?

Students in K-12th grades can get free virtual tutoring from Tutor.com with a Library card or Library Link number? Click HERE to access this incredible resource for your child or student! 
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Questions? 

Questions about Fall Programs? For Greenwood, please contact Faith at faith@fearlessideas.org and

for Yesler Terrace, please contact Roberto at roberto@fearlessideas.org 

About our High School

Youth Advisory Board

Youth Advisory Board

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

from different neighborhoods and schools form our Youth Advisory Board (or YAB). Together they earn their community service credit through working to make a difference, and by acting as ambassadors of Fearlessness throughout the community. They might collaborate as an editorial board for one of our publications, organize and execute a day of service, make documentary films, attend special cultural events, lead a creative writing club, or act as dutiful consumers of donated pizzas.

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