Movement City Youth Network

Movement City is a network for young people of Lawrence ages of 10-18. As a part of the Movement City family youth participate in a wide range of activities and programming designed to nurture and develop their passion for creativity through the arts, technology, leadership development, and collective action.

The Goals of Movement City are:

  • To foster culture that is rich in connectivity, creativity and support that is shaped by young people themselves
  • To bring Lawrence youth together with volunteers and professionals from the fields of design, technology and performing arts to learn the basics of high-skill and creative careers
  • To connect youth to institutions of higher education, giving them access to opportunities for educational success
  • To engage youth in local projects that encourage them to improve the community and that help them strengthen their leadership skills
  • To involve youth in network of young people and families engaged in positive self and community development

Program Schedule:
Tuesday-Friday
Stations (Ages 10-13): 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM (Homework Help 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM)
Zones (Ages 14-18): 5:30 PM -7:30 PM (Homework Help Drop-in 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM)

Notes: The Movement City calendar is subject to change.  If local schools are closed, MC will close as well. Stay connected on the Facebook page.

Movement City Contacts:
Director:
Jessica Filion jfilion@lawrencecommunityworks.org
Administrative Assistant:
Claribel Cruz (978) 722-2630 ccruz-mercedes@lawrencecommunityworks.org
Academic Coordinator: Anna Elzer aelzer@lawrencecommunityworks.org
Academic Enrichment and College Prep Coordinator: Elvis Cabral ecabral@lawrencecommunityworks.org

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