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Celebrate change at this year’s Virtual Teen Action Fair on Saturday, May 14! The Teen Action Fair is a space to convene and collaborate with organizations to make a difference on a local and global scale. You will have the opportunity to engage in fun activities, participate in Q & A sessions with changemakers, and experience performances from today's youth leaders. This year’s theme is “Re-imagine” and topics will focus on youth mental health, racial equality, and climate change.

Featuring:

  • Keynote Speaker: Thandiwe Abdullah*, a young organizer with Black Lives Matter Los Angeles, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Youth Vanguard, and Mobilizations Director at March for Our Lives.
  • Poet: Bitaniya Giday*, young writer and activist is a first-generation Ethiopian American who was named Youth Poet Laureate by Seattle Arts & Lectures in June 2020.
  • Music: Totem Star musician Mirabai Kukathas featuring her new album, How to Make Purple.
  • Partner Organizations: Rainier Beach Coalition, Mindful Exchange, and Environmental Science Center.

Keynote Speaker: Thandiwe Abdullah*
Thandiwe Abdullah is an 18 year old organizer with Black Lives Matter Los Angeles, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Youth Vanguard, and Mobilizations Director at March for Our Lives. They helped to conceptualize and launch the Black Lives Matter in Schools campaign, adopted by the National Education Association. Their work is to create safe spaces for black youth to organize around racism and anti-blackness, particularly in schools.

Poet: Bitaniya Giday*
Writer and activist Bitaniya Giday is a first-generation Ethiopian American who was named Youth Poet Laureate by Seattle Arts & Lectures in June 2020. As a youth ambassador with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center and as cofounder of Eastside 4 Black Lives, a grassroots organization of BIPOC youths working to bring accountability and equitable action to the Eastside, Giday has already gained much experience in organizing impactful community activities and initiatives.
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